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This four-year plan outlines the State of Maryland’s IT goals

Sep. 23, 2020 3:13 pm

This four-year plan outlines the State of Maryland’s IT goals

The Maryland Department of Information Technology outlined a four year plan for the state's technology infrastructure and security systems. The hope is to maintain a culture of innovation and value for the work they do.
IT training leader Lance Lucas sentenced to 18 months for bribing state delegate

Sep. 18, 2020 11:22 am

IT training leader Lance Lucas sentenced to 18 months for bribing state delegate

Lucas paid $42,500 in bribes to former state delegate Cheryl Glenn to influence legislation, including a bill to expand the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program.
Here’s a quick look at the software BPD is adding for training, records management

Sep. 14, 2020 6:52 pm

Here’s a quick look at the software BPD is adding for training, records management

Baltimore police believe these platforms will help comply with reforms spelled out in the consent decree with the federal government.
Code for Baltimore’s keys for taking a civic tech tool from idea to innovation

Sep. 9, 2020 8:02 am

Code for Baltimore’s keys for taking a civic tech tool from idea to innovation

Code for Baltimore and Bellese Technologies built a customer management tool for the city’s health department and saved hundreds of hours in human effort. An approach of breaking down a project down into manageable solutions helped to get their ideas through the door.
Congress needs to target small business aid to minority-owned firms, Sen. Ben Cardin says

Aug. 24, 2020 11:40 am

Congress needs to target small business aid to minority-owned firms, Sen. Ben Cardin says

The PPP and EIDL funding programs passed in March are currently on hold, and legislators are negotiating a new aid package, Cardin told a Johns Hopkins forum.
Texting 9-1-1 is now possible in Maryland

Aug. 20, 2020 4:44 pm

Texting 9-1-1 is now possible in Maryland

Officials still say to call if you can, but believe that text messages will help with safety and accessibility.
Show your support for postal workers in crisis with these mailbox badges

Aug. 20, 2020 10:36 am

Show your support for postal workers in crisis with these mailbox badges

Makers Todd Blatt and Joel Bonasera are teaming up on the Kickstarter campaign to produce the hearts at a time when the USPS is facing cuts.
Civic hackers unite at the Python for City Government Process Improvement Meetup

Aug. 13, 2020 2:14 pm

Civic hackers unite at the Python for City Government Process Improvement Meetup

Bringing together Baltimore civic leaders and technologists, the meetup is held the first Friday of every month.
Demand better: The conversation continues as we take action for racial equity in Baltimore

Aug. 11, 2020 10:19 am

Demand better: The conversation continues as we take action for racial equity in Baltimore

Following up on his essay, “Navigating the two worlds of Baltimore,” Technical.ly Baltimore business development manager Alex Galiani offers six takeaways on how we keep pushing forward.
HACK Baltimore and Code for Baltimore are partnering to create a framework for civic tech success

Aug. 7, 2020 1:17 pm

HACK Baltimore and Code for Baltimore are partnering to create a framework for civic tech success

The civic tech orgs are teaming to build the infrastructure that will create a more inclusive civic tech community in Baltimore.

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