If 2016 taught us anything, it is that technology enables communication between government and the people it serves in such a powerful way. From elections and campaigning, to traditional government services, technology is changing the way government operates. Here are a few trends that get me excited about the year to come
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Some might argue that exposing kids to technology isn’t a critical component of their education, but I would beg to differ.
Created through the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) have been helping the government benefit from emerging technology for years.
This November has been a doozy. In fact, given the tumultuous election season we have just come through, this November might be more necessary for reflection and gratitude than ever.
As our government continues the journey of open data and citizen engagement, finding meaningful ways to share that data and encourage interaction will only grow in importance. Maps are just one way to improve our citizens’ customer experience.
I believe that the military experience provides a unique perspective, and this perspective creates a certain kind of person: a leader.
I would argue that one of the most interesting reasons this election will be viewed as a tipping point is because of the role of technology in making voters’ experiences even better.
Developing and cultivating relationships with the small business community and supporting their goals to grow their business are important in the federal space. How can larger private companies help their smaller counterparts? By developing a program that supports these small businesses through the development, engagement, and enablement of an ecosystem of companies.
Finding a mentor is the most important advice I give when growing your career. Professional networking is the other, but how do you do it? Many agree with the importance but the question is should government or private industry help build a professional network for its employees?
When it comes to the idea of open data in government, I am one of its greatest fans. Here are a few of my top reasons open data is the best thing to happen to the government since federal holidays.