All the wacky names, abstract concepts and technical complexities can make it hard for others to understand what they do all day, much less what causes on-the-job frustration.
Posts Tagged: Developers
Here’s how Hawaii’s Department of Transportation and the Los Angeles City Fire Department are taking a people-centered approach to problem-solving.
State and local agencies are focused on digital transformation and cybersecurity hand in hand, with software at the heart of digital transformation.
DevOps is an evolving philosophy and framework that encourages better application development and faster release of new or revised software products.
The key is not to think of artificial intelligence as an existential threat, but rather an event we can plan for and build around.
How many times have you heard people say, “I hate reality TV! I want real shows. I wish they’d make something else.”? I don’t understand why people remained glued to reality TV shows despite their professed hatred of them. “But there’s nothing else on,” people say. “I’ve gotta watch something!” Hold out, I say, holdRead… Read more »
I met a fellow govie recently, and when I told him that I work in digital media accessibility, he said, “OMG, I could not review code all day, every day!” Well…neither could I, and although that’s what most people think we accessibility peeps do, that’s not the case. I may or may not look atRead… Read more »
An oft-discussed subject in the civic tech world is the cavernous divide in the underlying technologies used by the private tech sector as opposed to those used by government entities. Some stylized examples: open source vs. proprietary; Ruby on Rails vs. .NET; cloud services like Heroku or Amazon Web Services vs. in-house server hosting; Unix-yRead… Read more »
A number of serious competitions among IT- developers that are aimed to implement new eGov services or projects that could be further used by authorities or other specialized companies have been conducted recently in almost every Western country. Developers in turn could derive a variety of benefits starting from free educational or qualification programme toRead… Read more »
As web-based technology platforms become more and more prevalent in the government, it’s important that agencies choose the one that’s going to give them the utmost flexibility. That’s why selecting one that has an open architecture and API is so important. This it allows agencies integrate systems and work between multiple workflows without redundancy. Also,Read… Read more »