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Justine Brown

Justine Brown is an award-winning veteran journalist who specializes in technology and education. Email her at

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Recent Articles

Bringing Innovation to Procurement
March 04, 2014 - Almost no one likes the procurement process. Here are some ideas for changing it.

Health Care Goes High-Tech
February 26, 2014 - Digital devices are changing the face of health care - finally.

Software-Defined Networking Is Being Driven by Broadband and Cloud Computing
November 27, 2013 - Software-defined networking, which replaces traditional network hardware with software, is the latest technology buzz. But what potential does it have for government?

Communication Tools Make Monterey’s CERT Self-Sufficient
November 18, 2013 - Radio system allows Monterey, Calif., CERT members to report damage assessments and keep the EOC directly in contact with different neighborhoods.

Governments Turn to the Cloud to Manage Apps
July 31, 2013 - More government agencies are migrating major applications to the cloud, a move that offers multiple benefits. But some suggest caution.

Presidential Innovation Fellows Get Private and Public Sectors to Collaborate
June 10, 2013 - The Presidential Innovation Fellows program combines the mass of the federal government with the velocity of cutting-edge innovators. What's been accomplished since the program launched?

Finding the Next Facebook
January 04, 2013 - Five up-and-coming social media sites and applications government should keep an eye on.

Can Technology 'Cure' Health Care’s Future?
November 02, 2012 - Though the future of health care is cloudy given the many changes that will take place over the next several years, it's clear that technology will play a vital role in making the system more sustainable.

Governments Expand Mobile Payments to Everything from Parking to Property Taxes
October 03, 2012 - Statistics say mobile payments may soon replace credit cards and cash. Will government ride the mobile payment wave?

Governments Take a Lean Startup Approach
August 23, 2012 - Can government act more like Silicon Valley when developing applications or services?

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