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.
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
Astra IDentity and CarKnow win the Commonwealth’s First MassIT Government Innovation Prize posted on Nov 14
As state government becomes increasingly digital, new and innovative technologies can enhance the Commonwealth’s ability to operate more efficiently. The Commonwealth has partnered with MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator to create the MassIT Government Innovation Competition. The competition gives the Commonwealth access to entrepreneurs …Continue Reading Astra IDentity and CarKnow win the Commonwealth’s First MassIT Government Innovation Prize
MassIT Government Innovation Contestants Pitch their Ideas posted on Oct 23
Technology entrepreneurs pitched their ideas for government innovation on September 23, 2014 as part of the MassIT Government Innovation Competition. The competition is sponsored by MassIT, the Commonwealth’s lead state agency for technology and innovation, with support from MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator. MassChallenge …Continue Reading MassIT Government Innovation Contestants Pitch their Ideas