A detailed review of 400 state government websites finds that while some states have much better sites than others, every state has room to significantly improve so that it better serves the public with easy and secure access to e-government services and information.
September 2, 2016
Policymakers must recognize the importance of open data as a public resource, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
July 13, 2016
Policymakers can improve people’s lives by strategically framing decisions to direct them toward a preferred outcome, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
June 2, 2016
Comments to the NTIA on the Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering Advancement of the Internet of Things
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation filed comments with the National Telecommunication and Information Administration on the Internet of Things.
May 31, 2016
State legislators step back from a bill that would limit such technology and instead take a reasonable approach. This should serve as a model for state legislators considering regulation for other emerging technologies, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
April 7, 2016
Government leaders should start demanding that IT projects specify how they will improve productivity and hold these projects accountable for delivering the promised value, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
March 8, 2016
As government agencies try to use databases to solve serious policy issues, they find themselves fighting political battles rather than technological ones, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
January 26, 2016
It is time for California to set its expectations for e-government higher, says Rob Atkinson in Capitol Weekly.
January 21, 2016
By ending the requirement to use a proprietary tracking system for federal contractors, the U.S. government is taking a critical step toward making its spending data more open and accessible, writes Joshua New in Nextgov.
January 15, 2016
The short-term results from “helicopter policymaking” may be gratifying, but the long-term cost may be troubling, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
December 11, 2015
Annual reports—relics of a paper-based world—are no longer the best option for an increasingly digital government, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.