March 16, 2011 By News Staff
The Center for Digital Government just completed an executive interview with Rico Singleton the newly appointed CIO for the City of Baltimore. Baltimore will look to the vendor community to help enable the city to save money through IT. Here are some potential areas of interest:
various legacy COBOL applications.
Cities” campaign. The grant aims to provide better delivery of municipal
services, more citizen engagement, and improved efficiency.
enabling greater transparency. The city plans to add at least 100 new data sets
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.