Government Technology

Tod Newcombe

Senior Editor

With more than 20 years of experience covering state and local government, Tod previously was the editor of Public CIO, e.Republic’s award-winning publication for information technology executives in the public sector. He is now a senior editor for Government Technology and a columnist at Governing magazine.

Twitter: @dcommunities

Recent Articles

How Digital is Your State?
September 18, 2016 - Results of the 2016 Digital States Survey indicate that the effort states are putting into innovation, collaboration and aligning their investments with citizens' priorities has never been higher.

Ingenuity, Collaboration the Hallmarks of Best of New York 2016 Survey Winners
September 15, 2016 - Winning projects serve internal and external stakeholders well, proving the dedication and hard work in designing and creating these projects was well worth the effort.

Governments Are Working to Fight Hackers — Here's How
September 01, 2016 - Agencies are broadening a few conventional tactics to prevent cyberattacks.

2016 Best of the Web Winners Demonstrate Technological Innovation, Service Delivery Improvements
September 01, 2016 - This year's best government websites shared in common a simple vision of user-centric content, a desire to iterate and collaborate more quickly than in years past, and to watch the market for the latest trends and standards.

Cybersecurity, Encryption Keep the FBI Busy
August 31, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey paints a guarded picture of the bureau's war on cybercrime and its escalating battle on the encryption front.

How Can Local Governments Work More Like Silicon Valley?
August 11, 2016 - Palo Alto's city manager wants governments to rip up the IT rule book to make better investments.

Silicon Valley Offers Words of Wisdom to Governments
August 01, 2016 - Palo Alto's city manager wants governments to rip up the IT rule book to make better investments.

Digital Counties Survey 2016: Winners Make Collaboration, Innovation, Civic Engagement Top Priorities
July 20, 2016 - In this year's survey, the Center for Digital Government recognizes 55 counties that understand technology's value, empower their tech leaders, and implement new ideas to make life better for those who live and work there.

Tech Transforms High-Speed Police Chases
July 01, 2016 - Tools like the GPS bullet are part of a larger movement by police departments to use technology to find safer, less lethal ways to deal with suspects.

Digital Communities Special Report: The Ideal Digital City
June 10, 2016 - Taking a look at five key technologies - broadband, open data, GIS, CRM and analytics - and providing a window into how they're helping city governments cope with economic, educational and societal demands.

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