Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 11-05-2012

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

1. California: Public Employer Readiness Team
Consolidated health/retirement benefits services that had required more than 109 different systems for 1.6 million recipients.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

2. Ohio: State of Ohio Business Intelligence
Saved the state $26 million by removing silo systems and reducing maintenance of user-created reports, among other benefits.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

3. Pennsylvania: ePermitting
Automated the Highway Occupancy Permits application process, reducing turnaround time from 30 days to 10.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

4. Michigan: Mi-Bridges Self-Service Portal
Allows 90% of client-case worker interactions involving food, medical, energy and other assistance to be conducted online without an office visit.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

5. Minnesota: Enterprise Unified Communication & Collaboration
Enhanced enterprisewide email, voice communication, video conferencing, IM, Web collaboration and other functions for more than 70 agencies.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

6. California: Video Interact Project
With a $20 billion state budget deficit, the agriculture department greatly reduced travel costs with this video conferencing solution. ROI on savings estimated at 177%.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

7. Idaho: Women, Infants, and Children Information System Program
Replaced a mainframe-based legacy system, reducing errors, simplifying enrollment and digitizing record-keeping for the food program.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

8. Pennsylvania: PA Food Safety
Automated the food-safety inspection process, allowing staff to conduct more inspections with better results. Inspection results now posted on public portal too.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

9. Kansas: Kansas One Government Electronic Democracy System
Migrated legislative bills, fiscal notes, appointments, committee minutes, etc., to cloud platform, saving the state $850,000 a year.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government

10. North Carolina: Information Security and Continuity Management Information Sharing Portal
Deployed open-source tools to reduce false positives in threat analysis, so users can better assess and validate vulnerabilities.

Ten Tech Innovations for State Government