ITIF Announces Launch of Digital Transformation Exchange for State Government Leaders, Highlighting Seven Case Studies

Source: Digital Transformation Exchange

WASHINGTON — To help state and local governments leverage digital technologies, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading science and tech policy think tank, along with Government Technologyand Governing magazines and 11 state and local governments, today announced the launch of the government Digital Transformation Exchange (DTE), an online platform powered by ProudCity, for public agencies to share and discuss strategies for using technology to modernize and improve state government operations. The first-in-the-nation partnership will accelerate adoption of new technologies and digital government platforms by empowering collaboration and sharing of standardized best-practices among government agencies.

“The pace of technological change is faster than ever. Government agencies are looking for new methods for quickly sharing best practices and learning from their peers,” said ITIF Vice President Daniel Castro. “The platform is designed to connect digital leaders from across state and local governments who are working on the same problems, so they can more quickly implement reforms, save taxpayers money, and improve government services.”

The DTE currently features seven case study projects for other states and local governments to replicate:

  • Arizona’s Cybersecurity Controls
  • Illinois’ Mobile Platforms for State Agencies
  • Illinois’ Department of Corrections Offender Data Sharing
  • Illinois’ Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding
  • Illinois’ Secure Bring-Your-Own-Device Program
  • Montgomery County, Maryland’s Safe Community Alert Network
  • Wisconsin’s Electronic Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

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