Innovation

Today, LiensNC, LLC Executive Board President Steve Brown and NIC Inc. Director of Operations Kim Tanner accepted the Construction Standard of Excellence Award on behalf of the North Carolina Online Lien Agent System (LiensNC). “I believe LiensNC is the only online lien agent system in the country,” said Brown. “Being the industry leader in this… Keep reading →

ComEd announced that it has been selected by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to receive a $1.2 million grant to build a master controller that could drive the operations of clusters of microgrids. ComEd assembled a group of leading science and technology partners for the DOE proposal including Alstom Grid, Argonne National Laboratory,… Keep reading →

Texas NICUSA, the private partner that operates Texas.gov (www.texas.gov) on behalf of the state, is pioneering efforts among eGovernment integrators by implementing DevOps and Agile software development methodologies into its day-to-day operations. In a recent release of an O’Reilly Media, Inc. eBook titled “DevOps in Practice,” author J. Paul Reed highlights Texas.gov in a case… Keep reading →

The Public Technology Institute (PTI) has selected Delaware’s Hunter and Trapper Registration Web application (HTR) as the recipient of the 2014 Web 2.0 State & Local Government Awards & Recognition Program in the category of State Government. The annual awards program honors state and local governments that demonstrate a use of technology and development to… Keep reading →

Maryland’s award-winning official emergency management mobile app, MARYLAND Prepares, from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), helps Maryland families better prepare for emergencies. The MARYLAND Prepares mobile app provides the resources Marylanders need to be prepared before, during, and after severe weather and provides real-time alerts for citizens. During the month of September, MEMA is… Keep reading →

With growing gridlock in Washington, states throughout the country – both red and blue – are implementing innovative renewable energy and energy-efficiency programs which could be adopted by their neighbors to improve their economies and reduce emissions cost-effectively, according to a new joint study by Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and… Keep reading →

The country’s leading organization of technology management officials reported today the results of its annual licensing survey, showing steady growth in the patenting and licensing of new technologies and a 16% increase in the number of new technology business enterprises in 2013. Meeting this week in Washington, the Board of Directors of the Association of… Keep reading →

The City of Helotes, Texas, has partnered with Texas.gov to make several key municipal services available online. Designed with convenience and security in mind, the city is proud to offer its residents and business owners the following online options: Food Permit – This permit is required for business owners with a permanent food establishment. The… Keep reading →

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released their 2013 Distributed Wind Market Report summarizing 2013 industry highlights, including the advent of third-party financing, which is expected to positively affect the market in subsequent years. The purpose of the report is to help guide future investments and decisions by industry players, including utilities, government… Keep reading →

HITRUST, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), announced today that its Monthly Cyber Threat Briefing will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM Central Time. This special briefing will be open to media and address a recent high-profile healthcare-related cybersecurity incident, featuring speakers from the Federal… Keep reading →

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