Making Care Coordination A Reality Through Modern Health IT

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In today’s sharply divided political landscape, the rancorous…

2014 Compendium of Winning Entries - Better Government Competition

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Read the winning proposals submitted for the 23rd annual Better…

Charlotte's BIC Olympiad: Driving Innovations in Municipal Government

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The many departments within any given municipal government share…

The Open Data Analytics Initiative: Evaluating Online Delivery Systems

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The potential of virtual schools and other electronic-enabled…

The Promise of Big Data for the Public Sector

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In recent years, consumers have developed a new reflex. Accepting…

Civic engagement in rulemaking: an e-Government solution

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One of the central concerns surrounding government today is the…

2014 Winner: Increasing Productivity for Protective Services Agencies

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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.

2014 Runner Up: A No-Cost Innovation to Increase Access to Health Care

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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.

2014 Runner Up: An Online Portal for Handicap Parking Applications

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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.

2014 Runner Up: Online Database to Streamline the Sale of Public Lands

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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.