As many government services shift online, the Department of Justice (DoJ) is looking to improve web and mobile applications access for people with disabilities – particularly at the state and local government level – in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Modernizing state and local government (SLG) systems has become critical to delivering a better quality of service to constituents. Many IT leaders and decision-makers agree that modernization efforts have changed citizen experiences for the better – including improving customer service and support, increasing awareness of available services and availability of digital services, and improving website usability and navigation.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls on Federal agencies to improve their terrorism-related information sharing with the intelligence community and other public and private partners.
Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., reintroduced a bill last week that requires the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) arm to have a more direct hand in the research and development (R&D) of activities concerning climate change. The Department of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act will ensure that the DHS is prepared to confront […]
In honor of Second Chance Month, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the launch of Chicago’s Re-Entry Resource Website. The website will serve as an information hub for all city-provided re-entry resources.
Code for America’s new 2023 Benefits Enrollment Field Guide, an interactive research tool, shares best practices to improve the usability and accessibility of online benefits applications.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced that it will partner with Conduent to move the state’s child support payment system to the cloud.
For almost a decade, the California Department of Technology (CDT) and Department of General Services (DGS) have hosted an annual forum – usually in December – to provide the vendor community with information on how their companies can partner with the state on technology and other projects.
The Lakota Language Consortium (LLC), a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of Lakota language and culture, has released the New Lakota Dictionary, and an accompanying updated, free app that enables Lakota speakers of all ages – and especially youth – to hear the language spoken.
In today’s tight job market, filling open technology positions can be an enormous challenge. This is especially true for state and local governments, which compete with the private sector to hire the best and brightest minds. Meanwhile, government tech teams are stretched thin as they support operational needs and take on increasing numbers of new project requests.