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2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Government Innovation Officer (OGIO) Posted on Dec 23

2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Government Innovation Officer (OGIO)

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

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Launches Its Municipal Grant Finder

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 Road to Open Data

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

DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program Posted on Mar 28

DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program

First came “WebFile for Income”, the Commonwealth’s online system which thousands of taxpayers will use to file their state returns this year. Now comes WebFile for your smartphone. The Department of Revenue developed the free WebFile mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphone users to   …Continue Reading DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program