E-government

TECHNATION Leading the Charge in Flipping Government Procurement Orthodoxy

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:44pm

At the foundation is CANADAS DIGITAL MARKETPLACE,powered by TECHNATION which delivers a platform for change around the future of industry-government collaboration and agile technology procurement.

Key Points: 
  • At the foundation is CANADAS DIGITAL MARKETPLACE,powered by TECHNATION which delivers a platform for change around the future of industry-government collaboration and agile technology procurement.
  • Ensuring technology innovators ofallsizes and types can participate in the government procurement process across all levels of government is a key focus for TECHNATION, and another step towards truly digital government in Canada, said Angela Mondou, president, TECHNATION.
  • TECHNATIONs recently-announced collaborative agile procurement pilot with Shared Services Canada (SSC), leveraging the Digital Marketplace, provides significant benefits to both government and industry, including enabling greater outreach, improved access and participation with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the challenge-based procurement process.
  • With this new approach to procurement, there is a real opportunity to engage with SMEs early in this very complex ecosystem servicing the Government of Canada, added Coreen Bouchard, founder, PureLogic IT Solutions.

TECHNATION and Shared Services Canada Pilot Collaborative Agile Procurement Initiative for Canadian Technology Companies

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 11:30am

Ottawa, ON, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TECHNATION, Canadas national technology industry association, today announced the launch of a collaborative Agile Procurement pilot with Shared Services Canada (SSC).

Key Points: 
  • Ottawa, ON, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TECHNATION, Canadas national technology industry association, today announced the launch of a collaborative Agile Procurement pilot with Shared Services Canada (SSC).
  • The pilot uses TECHNATIONs recently launched Digital Marketplace platform to increase the participation of Canadian technology companies in SSC procurements.
  • Canadas Digital Marketplace (powered by TECHNATION) , is open to all incorporated technology companies in Canada and complements federal, provincial and municipal procurement initiatives such as buyandsell.gc.ca , the Government of Canadas open procurement information service.
  • This Digital Marketplace platform provides instant access to hundreds of Canadian technology companies and can help facilitate agile and flexible procurement of cutting-edge innovation and technology.

2020 Digital Cities Survey Recognizes Leaders in Advanced Use of Analytics, Digital Inclusion, and COVID-19 Response; and Announces the 2020 Future Ready Award Winner

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2020 Digital Cities Survey.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2020 Digital Cities Survey.
  • Now in its 20th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity, and more.
  • The Center for Digital Government congratulates this years winners for their hard work and efforts to use technology to enhance citizen interactions with government.
  • This years first-place winners include:
    The IT team supports San Joses priority to create a thriving city.

GCOM Announces Acquisition of 20/20 Teknology

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

GCOM , a leading provider of technology solutions focused on state and local governments, today announced the acquisition of 20/20 Teknology , a leading managed services provider and systems integrator.

Key Points: 
  • GCOM , a leading provider of technology solutions focused on state and local governments, today announced the acquisition of 20/20 Teknology , a leading managed services provider and systems integrator.
  • 20/20 Teknology benefits from the deep relationships that GCOM has with its state and local government customers, enabling the 20/20 Teknology team to apply its ability to maximize IT infrastructure effectiveness and increase productivity to government contexts.
  • The acquisition also provides the 20/20 Teknology team with GCOMs expertise delivering award-winning digital engagement systems, expanded product development capabilities and greater access to partners.
  • As a leading provider of unified communications, IT infrastructure and managed services, 20/20 Teknology brings to GCOM lessons learned from the private sector and the depth of expertise to facilitate government digital transformation.

County of Kaua'i, NIC Hawaii Upgrade Online Payment Services

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 6:00pm

Launched on the NIC Hawaii Payment Platform, the system allows customers to either pay as a guest or as a logged-in user.

Key Points: 
  • Launched on the NIC Hawaii Payment Platform, the system allows customers to either pay as a guest or as a logged-in user.
  • The online sewer payments service was created in partnership with NIC Hawaii, the official internet portal manager of eHawaii.gov.
  • NIC Hawaii, a division of digital government solutions firm NIC Inc., manages the eHawaii.gov state portal program.
  • Pursuant to Chapter 27G, Hawaii Revised Statutes, the portal program is overseen by the Access Hawaii Committee, which collaborates with provider NIC Hawaii (formerly Hawaii Information Consortium (HIC)), along with state and county agencies to continually identify new online services to be added to the portal.

Brevet Capital Supports Manchester Financial Group’s Development of U.S. Navy’s Southwest Headquarters and Manchester Pacific Gateway Development in San Diego

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 11:00am

We believe this will be an incredible facility that will serve the Navy and the surrounding San Diego community for generations.

Key Points: 
  • We believe this will be an incredible facility that will serve the Navy and the surrounding San Diego community for generations.
  • Headquartered in New York, Brevet is a registered investment advisor employing a specialty finance strategy that emphasizes downside protection.
  • Focusing on opportunities related to the government sector, Brevet originates and structures customized financing solutions that facilitate borrower growth initiatives.
  • Brevet has a 20-year track record of partnering with U.S. state, federal, and international government agencies to provide unique financing solutions.

Canadian Publishers Call for Canadian Government to Tackle Google/Facebook Monopoly

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

The time to tackle the global web giants, as the federal government indicated in September, is now."

Key Points: 
  • The time to tackle the global web giants, as the federal government indicated in September, is now."
  • Key elements of the Australian model include:
    An effective approach that requires no new government funding, consumer taxes, or user fees.
  • Publishers, with the approval of government, form a collective bargaining unit to negotiate compensation for the use of their content and intellectual property.
  • News Media Canada is calling on the government to tackle the web giants and adopt the Australian model in Canada.

cloudPWR Launches New Website and Enhanced Cloud Software Capabilities for Government Agencies

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

cloudPWR , a leading cloud software provider for small and midsize government agencies, is pleased to announce the latest evolution of its cloud-based software platform with the launch of a new website.

Key Points: 
  • cloudPWR , a leading cloud software provider for small and midsize government agencies, is pleased to announce the latest evolution of its cloud-based software platform with the launch of a new website.
  • The software modernizes and greatly simplifies complex records requests and is in use by hundreds of public agency customers and thousands of users from more than 100 government agencies.
  • View the new cloudPWR website here , and follow cloudPWR on Twitter and LinkedIn for the latest news and information.
  • cloudPWR is proud to partner with Accela, a leading national provider of government software solutions.

COVID-19 UK Public Sector Survey: 7 in 10 leaders agree automation helps meet government challenges

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 9:30am

The "Government Transformation in a Post-Covid World" survey , conducted by Dods Research, shows the changing role of emerging technologies during the pandemic, as well as drawing 10 recommendations for digital government after the crisis ends.

Key Points: 
  • The "Government Transformation in a Post-Covid World" survey , conducted by Dods Research, shows the changing role of emerging technologies during the pandemic, as well as drawing 10 recommendations for digital government after the crisis ends.
  • Investing in digital transformation is helping government departments respond to the pandemic, including enabling remote working for staff.
  • Intelligent automation technologies are accelerating digital government in the UK, helping departments keep pace with change.
  • The government appears committed to investing in emerging technology, with 80% currently implementing automation, and 69% agreeing that 'in the future, automation will support my organisation to address operational challenges'.

NIC to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Results on October 28

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 2:38pm

The replay of NIC's third quarter earnings call will be available 24 hours following the call by visiting https://www.egov.com/investor-relations.

Key Points: 
  • The replay of NIC's third quarter earnings call will be available 24 hours following the call by visiting https://www.egov.com/investor-relations.
  • NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is a leading digital government solutions and payments company, serving more than 7,000 federal, state and local government agencies across the nation.
  • In the COVID-19 era and beyond, NIC helps government agencies rapidly deliver digital solutions to provide essential services to citizens and businesses alike.
  • Having served the public sector for nearly 30 years, NIC continues to evolve with its federal, state and local government partners to deliver innovative and cost-effective digital government to constituents.