Posts Tagged: state government

MITA maturity levels in states

Deltek Analyst Kate Tussey reports. At the end of November, I wrote a blog and an analyst perspective (log-in required) about the draft Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) 3.0 document that has been released for comment. A large part of MITA rests on the State Self-Assessment (MITA SS-A), which is used to determine a state’s… Read more »

GovBytes: Is Cloud Computing The LeBron James of Technology?

According to Steve Towns at Government Technology,”cloud computing” is among the developments that have received the most attention in government in recent memory. It is, one might say, the LeBron James of government technology… lots of hype, but no championships… yet Cloud Computing Meets Reality It’s hard to think of a technology that’s received more… Read more »

Project of the Week: Clear the Air Utah – Drive Less, Breathe Better!

Last week, Andre Blackman reported on an initiative in Salt Lake City called “Clear the Air.” Truth be told, he beat me to the punch! I had interviewed Kate Lilja just a few weeks prior and couldn’t wait to post this Project of the Week…and Andre’s post affirmed the fact that this is an effort… Read more »

Ask the GovExpert: First-Hand on Rhode Island Taking OpenGov Lead with Mike Trainor

I was in Rhode Island yesterday talking to the fantastic Governor Chafee’s team about public communications and open government. Governor Chafee was one of the first candidates in the nation to have an open government initiative (which even mentions using GovLoop to connect their employees) and one of the first governors to have a transition… Read more »

“State of Change: Fostering practical innovation in Rhode Island state government” – by Emily Dietsch

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks ************************* State government has long held a reputation of constancy, at best, and stagnation, at worst. Non-political offices, agencies and programs exist in seeming perpetuity, not often subject to the whims of electoral preference or trends in government and… Read more »

Open Message to Fellow State and Local Government GovLoop Members

Approximately one month has gone by since I became “participative” on GovLoop. I became a member almost a year ago, but it took me awhile start utilizing the great opportunities available here. My background includes county, city, airport and hospital based procurement and e-procurement blended with bidding some federally funded capital projects under federal rules…. Read more »

Designing Government for the People

I was talking to a co-worker about our office’s reconfiguration plans, which involve merging divisions and training employees to handle a wider variety of customer needs. It’s a nice plan, and it is likely to benefit our customers by removing the layers they have to dig through to get to the services they need. In… Read more »