Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
The Patrick-Murray Administration partnered with The Boston Foundation on Thursday, May 29th to kick off the Foundation’s FY2011 John LaWare Leadership Forum series, which will focus on job growth and long term economic prosperity.
This first in the series, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, explored the most collaborative and innovative opportunities for Massachusetts to compete for and leverage federal funds. Speakers included Doug Borchard of New Profit, Undersecretary of Housing and Community Develoment Tina Brooks, and Sarah Slaughter of MIT.
You can read more about the forum from Rob Gavin of the Boston Globe here.
2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Government Innovation Officer (OGIO) posted on Dec 23
This past year has been quite an active one as we have made great progress advancing our innovation agenda within Massachusetts state government. Highlights include: Launched a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Innovation Fellows (CMIF) Program to nurture and grow a culture of innovation among Commonwealth employees …Continue Reading 2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Government Innovation Officer (OGIO)
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Launches Its Municipal Grant Finder posted on Dec 3
Local officials in city and town governments interact with the Commonwealth every day on a variety of matters – from accessing resources to understanding obligations and regulations. Sometimes, local officials know which persons, programs or agencies to contact at the state level to access the …Continue Reading The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Launches Its Municipal Grant Finder
The Road to Open Data posted on Nov 24
The topic of Open Data is gaining significant coverage in government news. So amongst the buzz, the Commonwealth and the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) held an open discussion to hear thoughts from the public. According to The Open Data Handbook, “open data is data …Continue Reading The Road to Open Data