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Bad Technology Is Failing Good People -- But That's Changing

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology

The software people must use to register for food stamps should be just as user-friendly as ordering a car through Uber. Today, it’s not, but th...

Alexander Howard

How Obama Is Trying To Save Uncle Sam From More IT Debacles | Alexander Howard | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology

President Barack Obama said he "should have caught" the technology procurement issues that would bedevil, the federal health insurance ...

How Cellphones Helped to Dramatically Reduce New Cases of Dengue Fever in Pakistan

Ravi Kumar | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

This new dashboard allowed officials including the chief minister to track the progress. He used the dashboard in his meetings to ensure "that no vulnerable or affected areas were neglected."

Jason Linkins

Vulnerable Dems Decry Failed Launch Of Health Care Website, But Offer No Solutions | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

At some point in the recent past, you may have heard that the federal government launched this health insurance exchange website called

Jason Linkins

How The United Kingdom's Healthcare Website Fiasco Inspired A Digital Revolution | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A major government overhaul of a health care system collides with a massive IT project, ending in a glitchpocalypse that needs to be ful...

8 Lessons From Reinventing

Rachel Sterne | Posted 12.15.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

Mayor Mike Bloomberg recently unveiled the newly relaunched, the official website for the biggest city in the country. This was the site's first redesign in a decade, and the new user experience is unlike any other government website out there. This was our goal.

US CTO Looks to Scale Agile Thinking and Open Data to Improve Citizen-Centric Government

Alexander Howard | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Alexander Howard

In the 21st century, federal government must go mobile, putting government services and information at the fingertips of citizens, said United States Chief Technology Officer Todd Park in a wide-ranging interview this week.