Heading to SAPPHIRE NOW to meet with enormously creative public officials who are applying the newest technologies to drive citizen services and make government better, faster and cheaper. It’s exciting to see the migration of private sector breakthroughs applied to assist cities and states. The congruence of new approaches in cloud computing, mobile devices and tools, data analytics, in-memory computing, crm systems and big data predictive solutions can truly change the way government operates.
Too often in the past, paper-based systems and lack of information restricted public employees from solving problems. Now, these technologies, in the hands of motivated public sector innovators, are producing significant accomplishments. The work in Boston through its New Urban Mechanics incorporates all of these efforts. How are you using technology to make government better, faster and cheaper?