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Oklahoma's IT Unification Nets Hundreds of Millions in Savings - Government Technology

December 13, 2017 - 19:50

Government Technology

Oklahoma's IT Unification Nets Hundreds of Millions in Savings
Government Technology
Roughly five years after Oklahoma began to unify information technology (IT), that process is largely finished and has saved the state hundreds of millions of dollars, officials told Government Technology. By centralizing IT under the auspices of the ...

How the MGT Act Will Spur Agencies' IT Investments in 2018 and ... - FedTech Magazine

December 13, 2017 - 18:14

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How the MGT Act Will Spur Agencies' IT Investments in 2018 and ...
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The law's promise of working capital funds could help accelerate the migration to the cloud and legacy IT system updates.
The MGT Act is law. Now what?FCW.com

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Trump signs bill to modernize government IT and cybersecurity - TechRepublic

December 13, 2017 - 14:47

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Trump signs bill to modernize government IT and cybersecurity
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On Tuesday, US president Donald Trump signed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, which contains a provision that could force the federal government to upgrade its out-of-date IT systems. The Modernizing Government Technology ...

White House unveils report on modernizing government IT | TheHill - The Hill

December 13, 2017 - 13:50

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White House unveils report on modernizing government IT | TheHill
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The White House released a report Wednesday on modernizing the government's information technology, urging agencies to move to cloud storage. The report also outlined general steps the government should take to ramp up its modernization efforts. The ...
White House details IT modernization set for 2018ZDNet

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Hurdles remain for Trump's big tech push - The Hill

December 13, 2017 - 06:03

Hurdles remain for Trump's big tech push
The Hill
With the stamp of approval from the White House, the measure, called the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, was included in the finalized version of the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which Trump signed into law ...

Shakeup at TTS as Murphy takes over GSA - FCW.com

December 12, 2017 - 15:27

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Shakeup at TTS as Murphy takes over GSA
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Smee told GSA staff that TTS will be "have a major role" in implementing the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec. 12, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. "Our team will be ...

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Trump Signs Defense Bill Authorizing Blockchain Study - CoinDesk

December 12, 2017 - 13:40

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Trump Signs Defense Bill Authorizing Blockchain Study
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U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a $700 billion military spending bill that includes a mandate for a blockchain cybersecurity research study. As CoinDesk reported in September, the bill – as advanced by the U.S. Senate at the time – called for ...

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Trump signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into law ... - FedScoop

December 12, 2017 - 12:17

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Trump signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into law ...
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The highly anticipated legislation to modernize the federal government's aging information technology infrastructure is now law. President Donald Trump codified the Modernizing Government Technology Act on Tuesday when he signed the 2018 National ...
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (KS): Modernizing Government Technology ...KNSS
President Trump signing the National Defense Authorization Act ...Washington Business Journal
Moran Bill Aimed at Reducing Government Waste on Technology ...KMUW
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Mike Wons, Architect of Illinois' Technology Modernization, Returning to Private Sector - Government Technology

December 11, 2017 - 20:07

Government Technology

Mike Wons, Architect of Illinois' Technology Modernization, Returning to Private Sector
Government Technology
6 memo informing staff of Wons' departure. “As CTO, Mike led many transformation efforts including the Going Mobile in Illinois program, bringing mobility to citizen engagement points,” Lonbom said, noting mobility rose “from minimal” to nearly 50 ...

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Illinois' chatbot hackathon produces 'incredibly creative' tools for state government - StateScoop

December 8, 2017 - 16:43

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Illinois' chatbot hackathon produces 'incredibly creative' tools for state government
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Before that, he was a staff writer for Government Technology magazine. Before that, he taught Engl... View Profile. (Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology). As part of the state's plans to partner more frequently with the private sector in ...

Research Shows Police Body-Worn Cameras Reduce Misconduct and Cost for Las Vegas - Government Technology

December 8, 2017 - 15:07

Government Technology

Research Shows Police Body-Worn Cameras Reduce Misconduct and Cost for Las Vegas
Government Technology
A Las Vegas PD study on body-worn cameras is positive and shows the department saved money. by Elizabeth Zima / December 8, 2017. Shutterstock. A study on the effects of body-worn cameras shows a significant reduction in complaints of police misconduct ...

Urban Package Delivery Heads to the Classroom - Government Technology

December 8, 2017 - 12:11

Government Technology

Urban Package Delivery Heads to the Classroom
Government Technology
The fourth installment of MetroLab's Innovation of the Month series highlights how a partnership between UPS and Georgetown University created a new learning experience for future urban planners. by Ben Levine / December 8, 2017. Shutterstock. How can ...

New Hampshire Is First State to Opt Out of FirstNet - Government Technology

December 7, 2017 - 19:42

Government Technology

New Hampshire Is First State to Opt Out of FirstNet
Government Technology
Theo Douglas is a staff writer for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes covering municipal, county and state governments, business and breaking news. He has a Bachelor's degree in Newspaper Journalism and a Master's in History, both ...

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Virtual Council Meetings Hinge on Reliable Technology - Government Technology

December 7, 2017 - 15:06

Government Technology

Virtual Council Meetings Hinge on Reliable Technology
Government Technology
City leaders in Lafayette, Colo., will pilot remote access to council meetings over the coming months. by Anthony Hahn, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. / December 7, 2017. Shutterstock. (TNS) — Whether Lafayette City Council members will be allowed to ...

Indiana to Consider AV Testing Legislation - Government Technology

December 6, 2017 - 20:03

Government Technology

Indiana to Consider AV Testing Legislation
Government Technology
Indiana State Rep. Ed Soliday plans to file legislation in the next two weeks to propose a framework for testing autonomous vehicles in the state. by Skip Descant / December 6, 2017. Shutterstock. Indiana is the next state moving to allow testing of ...

3 tips for optimizing software spending - GCN.com

December 6, 2017 - 17:32

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3 tips for optimizing software spending
GCN.com
According to Forrester, government technology use is on the rise, especially among state and local agencies, and pressure on spending is increasing. Federal agencies in particular are being required to implement technology across their organizations ...

Experts optimistic that AI could save government billions of hours through automation - StateScoop

December 6, 2017 - 13:57

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Experts optimistic that AI could save government billions of hours through automation
StateScoop
Government technology figures from the private sectors are optimistic about the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in government, but say that there's work to be done in informing agencies about the technology's potential. During a panel titled ...

To Change Government, Focus on Users - Government Technology

December 5, 2017 - 13:27

Government Technology

To Change Government, Focus on Users
Government Technology
When it comes to effecting lasting change in city government, engaging with end-users is key to circumventing the pitfalls that have traditionally plagued public service. by Robert Burack, Data-Smart City Solutions / December 5, 2017. Shutterstock ...

How Tech Can Help Onboard IT Staff in New York - Government Technology

December 4, 2017 - 12:31

Government Technology

How Tech Can Help Onboard IT Staff in New York
Government Technology
... to help transfer the expertise of departing staff to the next generation of talent, getting them up to speed and ready to contribute more quickly. Specifically, she thinks cognitive computing and machine learning have a role to play in the process ...

Federal CIO, where art thou? - FederalNewsRadio.com

December 4, 2017 - 09:03

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Federal CIO, where art thou?
FederalNewsRadio.com
And not there to lead the effort to implement the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act. So nearly 11 months after Tony Scott said his goodbyes, there still isn't a permanent federal CIO. I know, it takes time. I was the one saying to others in ...

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