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Oklahoma Grows its Tech Economy by Developing an Online Portal for Government Innovation

Posted on February 15, 2018

Name of Project Innovate Oklahoma – Creating the Silicon Prairie Name of Jurisdiction Office of Management and Enterprise Services, State of Oklahoma Description of Initial Problem Oklahoma is ranked 47th in the nation in its level of innovation among other states, according to a 2017 study from Forbes. While Oklahoma has experienced a fall in...
Digital Transformation Exchange

ITIF Announces Launch of Digital Transformation Exchange for State Government Leaders, Highlighting Seven Case Studies

Posted on January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON — To help state and local governments leverage digital technologies, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading science and tech policy think tank, along with Government Technology and Governing magazines and 10 state and local governments, today announced the launch of the government Digital Transformation Exchange (DTE), an online platform powered by...
Illinois

Illinois Introduces a Secure Bring-Your-Own-Device Program

Posted on January 17, 2018

Name of Project Illinois Bring-Your-Own-Device Program Name of Jurisdiction State of Illinois Description of Initial Problem Productivity and ease of use are often slowed throughout many IT departments because employees need access and availability to multiple devices. This may frustrate employees, put pressure on management to make system changes, and create network bottlenecks when employees...
Wisconsin

Wisconsin Tackles Drug Abuse with its Enhanced Electronic Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Posted on December 1, 2017

Name of Project Wisconsin's Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (ePDMP) Name of Jurisdiction Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Description of Initial Problem Prescription drug misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose remain well-documented and significant public health problems in the United States. Years after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared the problem a national...
Arizona

Arizona Introduces 13 Cybersecurity Controls

Posted on November 1, 2017

Name of Project Arizona's 13 Cybersecurity Statewide Controls Name of Jurisdiction The State of Arizona Description of Initial Problem State and local governments are a growing target for cybercriminals because they have access to an abundance of sensitive information. At the same time, state governments operate large networks that offer essential services, making it all...
Illinois

Illinois State Agencies Develop Mobile Platforms To Improve Services for All

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project Going Mobile in Illinois: State Agencies Develop Mobile Platforms To Improve Services for All Name of Jurisdiction State of Illinois Description of Initial Problem When IllinoisFIRST began, an unprecedented number of people used mobile devices, rather than PCs or other sources, as their main means of communication and research. But most Illinois...
Illinois

The Illinois Department of Corrections Streamlines Offender Data Sharing

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Offender Data Sharing Name of Jurisdiction State of Illinois Description of Problem Prior to Offender 360, the Illinois Department of Corrections' (IDOC) reception and classification centers received offender information in a paper format when the offender was transferred to IDOC custody from the county. As a result,...
Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County Adopts the Internet of Things with its Safe Community Alert Network

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project Montgomery County's Safe Community Alert (SCALE) Name of Jurisdiction Montgomery County Description of Problem A safe and healthy environment supported by connected devices/sensors, or the Internet of Things (IoT) is now well within the reach of many people. However, too often new technologies do not benefit those who need them most: elderly,...
Illinois

The State of Illinois Breaks Down “Data Siloes” with an Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project State of Illinois Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding (eMOU) Name of Jurisdiction State of Illinois Description of Problem Illinois had operated under a “siloed” data structure, where different agencies used incompatible or not integrated data systems that prevented agencies from sharing data. This impeded the state government’s ability to aggregate and synthesize information...
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