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This Week In Tech: Candy Crush, Intel, Apple, And Turkey

This Week In Tech: Candy Crush, Intel, Apple, And Turkey

This week in tech, the company behind our candy crushing addiction went public, a wearable/data company was acquired by a tech giant, and so much more.
In The Rush To Offer Shiny New Apps Stop And Ask, “What Can We Fix?”

In The Rush To Offer Shiny New Apps Stop And Ask, “What Can We Fix?”

Are you gobsmacked by all of the new apps that some cities and towns are rolling out to encourage citizens to connect with their governments? Eager for your government agency to join the party? Based on interviews that my...
Connected Cars For Safer Roads...Or Is It Too Much?

Connected Cars For Safer Roads…Or Is It Too Much?

As Henry Ford transformed the automotive industry, he realized that most are resistant to change, and we, as consumers, do not always understand the capabilities and potential in innovation. Lucky for us, Ford had that vision and forged ahead,...
Repairing Politics The Millennial Way

Repairing Politics The Millennial Way

You know there’s something wrong with our political system when Congress is less popular than root canals, Nickelback, and traffic jams. Only 9% of Americans view Congress positively. It hasn’t always been this way. A generation ago, politicians...
Parking-Ticket-Avoidance Tourism

Parking-Ticket-Avoidance Tourism

The parking ticket is a scourge of modern times. I’ve successfully avoided them at home. Not so much when I’m traveling. Now, sometimes it is because the signage is a little tricky to understand, like the one I encountered...
Government Leaders Agree: Going Mobile Is A Smart Move

Government Leaders Agree: Going Mobile Is A Smart Move

Mobile government is on a roll. Around the world, public sector organizations are putting mobility to work – and reporting big benefits. From public safety and healthcare to social services and transportation, government agencies are leveraging today’s mobile solutions...
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Big Data In Public Services: Is This The End Of The Never-Ending Commute?

Ten years ago, at the start of yet another 1-hour commute to my place of work, I started channeling Popeye the Sailor Man. “I’ve had all I can stands, I can’t stands no more.” That day, Popeye sent me...
‘Boston Strong’ Takes On New Meaning Thanks To Cutting Edge Technology

‘Boston Strong’ Takes On New Meaning Thanks To Cutting Edge Technology

Last spring, the world learned the meaning of “Boston Strong” when these two words became the city’s rallying cry in the aftermath of the unthinkable tragedy at the Boston Marathon. Bostonians are rightfully proud of their city and its...