http://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/Rich-Bowlen1.jpg 682 1024 Editorial Staff http://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logotext_360x70.png Editorial Staff2014-09-12 12:51:292014-09-12 14:49:37Congratulations to Rich Bowlen of Northwoods, Winner of the 23rd Annual Better Government Competition
Pioneer Institute Hosts 23rd Annual Better Government Competition Boston…
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Read the winning proposals submitted for the 23rd annual Better…
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Protective Services Agencies are burdened by paperwork and red tape. Learn how Northwoods’ Compass® application helps social workers use Cloud technology to increase productivity—which saves time and money and improves the quality of services provided to those in need.
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Learn how a legislative change could increase the number of independent practices across America, giving more citizens affordable and accessible health care.
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Discover how one state's Department of Motor Vehicles is using technology to streamline the handicapped parking application process and virtually eliminate a backlog of permit requests.
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The US spends $1.7 billion each year on the maintenance of approximately 77,000 lots that sit empty and unused. Learn how an online database can save local governments money while generating economic development.
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Discover how a repurposed bomb squad truck can you save you time, hassle, and headaches. Learn more about how City Hall To Go is serving up 47 public services to Boston communities.
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By consolidating state DMVs and RMVs, each state can save upwards of $3 million annually, while saving their citizens time and trouble. Learn more about how a Federal Registry of Motor Vehicles can improve labor force liquidity while helping law enforcement do their jobs.
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Innovation at no cost? Learn how a mobile app can save MBTA riders and the Commonwealth money, time, and headaches on Commuter Rail and Ferry lines.
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Discover how collaboration within the federal government has produced an all-inclusive online portal designed to help businesspeople take advantage of government tools and benefits.