Posts Tagged: tech

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Jack Dangermond On the Future of GIS

At GovLoop’s recent Esri meetup, we had the privilege of listening to Jack Dangermond, Esri founder, give a presentation and conduct a question and answer session. Dangermond shared his vision for GIS going forward, and how critical it is for government agencies to learn how to connect geography into their workflows and decision-making process. “My… Read more »

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10 Benefits of Going Paperless

It’s no secret that paper-based processes power government services. Using emerging technology, agencies are moving traditionally paper-based workflows to digital applications. This means everything from processing benefit claims, to paying a parking ticket, or filing for a building permit can now be conducted online. Shifting workflows to digital provides efficiency gains to field workers, caseworkers… Read more »

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Protecting Health Data – 3 Things to Consider

When you think of data that should be protected, health data is typically at the very top. From birthdates to social security numbers, this information, personally identifiable information (PII), is a hacker’s dream. And healthcare data breaches are on the rise, with some recent research showing a 138% increase since 2012. This is a problem not only for health… Read more »

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OpenFDA: Ushering in a New Era of Government

Below is an excerpt from GovLoop’s latest guide, Capitalizing on the Open Data Revolution. You can access the full guide here.  MedWatcher is a free mobile and web app that allows patients to understand and report side effects of drugs, medical devices and vaccines. The service was created in 2010 and is an early example… Read more »

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Meet Jack Dangermond at GovLoop’s Next Meet Up

Please join GovLoop and Esri for our DC Meet Up Thursday, September 18th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at 1776 (1133 15th St, NW, Washington, DC 20004). We’ll be discussing 3D technology and GIS. You’ll also have the unique opportunity for a Q&A with Jack Dangermond, Esri Founder and President. Spaces are filling up quickly, so I’d encourage… Read more »