Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Bexar County Information Technology Department is enhancing Bexar County 2.0, a digital transformation strategy based on telework and e-government services. The county developed the system during the pandemic to enable its employees to work from home and is looking to expand its telework capabilities with a $24.5 million project included in its FY 2020-21 proposed […]

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Nov 16th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued a request for information (RFI) seeking manufacturer input related to Case-specific Automated Fingerprint Identification (CAFIS) software. DPS is interested in a solution that will perform in-depth, automated searches between a latent print and known exemplar prints for use by DPS friction ridge forensic scientists in the crime […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rochester, NH

New Hampshire – The city of Rochester issued a request for information (RFI) for disaster recovery solutions for server infrastructure. City officials are soliciting input and identifying potential partners to provide a comprehensive disaster recovery solution that meets recovery goals, is easy and efficient to maintain, and is easily scalable. Rochester is planning to implement a […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

As the U.S. Air Force prepares to select the site for the new U.S. Space Command headquarters in January 2021, San Antonio officials are taking the discussion to Washington, D.C. San Antonio’s contingent comprises Mayor Ron Nirenberg, retired Marine Maj. Gen. Juan Ayala, director of the city’s Office of Military and Veteran Affairs, and Jenna […]

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Oct 19th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – The New York State (NYS) Office of Information Technology Services released a request for information (RFI) to solicit input on out-of-box solutions and industry standards for examination services and application management. These solutions would be used by NYS’ Department of Civil Service (DCS), human resources staff at various state agencies, and civil service […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider
Houston Intercontinental - concourse

The Houston Airport System (HAS) is requesting information and input from industry vendors about the newest Digital and Interactive Directory (DID) technology and applications for George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Information should include the latest innovation and technology in passenger information, wayfinding, and content design. Responses to the request […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider
Arlington RAPID autonomous vehicle

Arlington city officials are planning to launch an autonomous vehicle pilot program in March 2021 after gathering public input. The Rideshare, Automation, and Payment Integration Demonstration (RAPID) project will integrate fully autonomous vehicles into Arlington’s existing Via on-demand rideshare service. Riders will book and pay for rides through the existing Via platform. If the ride […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York – The city of New York will release a request for proposals (RFP) this fall as it accelerates its $157 million Internet Master Plan initiative to provide hundreds of thousands of residents with low-cost internet service. According to the city’s chief technology officer, the RFP will help the city find the partners and allocate […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Jacksonville U2C rendering

Florida – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the design, build, operation, and maintenance of an autonomous vehicle project. Phase 1 of the Bay Street Innovation Corridor would construct 3 miles of an autonomous transportation network known as the Ultimate Urban Circulator System, or U2C. The project integrates innovative and […]

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Jul 17th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The city of Houston issued a request for information (RFI) to collect input on business models and potential partnership opportunities as it seeks to modernize and expand its electric vehicle (EV) efforts. Houston is gathering information on owning, operating, and managing publicly and privately accessible Electric Vehicle Support Equipment (EVSE). Prior to developing its long-range […]

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Mar 6th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Jacksonville U2C system

Florida – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) seeking firms to help build and operate its Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C) autonomous vehicle program. Officials estimate the project will cost $350 million to $400 million, and JTA will likely offer a 30-year contract with the RFP. The winning bidder will […]

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Feb 21st 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – Gov. JB Pritzker recently announced $500 million in capital funding for the University of Illinois’ research and innovation hubs. The investment is part of Pritzker’s vision for state-of-the-art technology, robust higher education, and private partnerships that will spur economic development. The money will go to the university system’s Illinois Innovation Network (IIN) and […]

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Feb 7th 2020 | Posted in Technology by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – California, Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin are in line to benefit from their lack of broadband services in rural areas after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the first phase of the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will subsidize the construction of high-speed broadband in […]

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Jan 31st 2020 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Texas is in line to benefit from its lack of broadband services in rural areas after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the first phase of the $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund on January 30. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will subsidize the construction of high-speed broadband in 48 states through a reverse-auction format […]

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Dec 20th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The cities of Fort Worth, Sugar Land, and Waco are among the latest municipalities around the state and country to report data breaches that exposed customers’ credit card information to theft. They joined College Station, Odessa, and San Angelo as clients of the same third-party vendor whose software was violated by an unauthorized party. Hackers […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The innovation department at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is embarking on several cutting-edge projects to deliver new products and services to the airport that support its operations. Airport innovators also are considering air taxis with a mission to conduct test flights by December 2020 between the airport’s corporate aviation area and a helipad in […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Texas A&M University System and U.S. Army Futures Command representatives announced a multi-year cooperative agreement on October 2 that will support research into new technologies. Through the agreement, Army Futures Command will provide $65 million over five years to aid Texas A&M System researchers in focusing on several areas that advance laser and hypersonic defense […]

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Apr 5th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Taylor Perk

Illinois– The city of Naperville has issued a request for information (RFI) to bring more smart technologies to its city. The RFI asks for ideas regarding how data, design and technology can contribute to what officials are calling the next generation streetscape. The request is an attempt to see what vendors are able to bring forward […]

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Apr 5th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Taylor Perk

Washington, D.C.- The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is preparing to significantly increase its reliance on cloud-computing services, with plans to solicit tens of billions of dollars of work divided among multiple tech companies. The CIA is conducting a two-phase procurement, called IC Commercial Cloud Enterprise (C2E), that will be released as a request for information […]

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Mar 28th 2018 | Posted in Technology by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

A new bill, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act of 2018, was introduced by a New York congresswoman that would create a commission focused on studying artificial intelligence and its impact on the country and national security. The AI legislation proposes an independent commission to examine artificial intelligence advances on a national […]

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Mar 7th 2018 | Posted in Technology by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

California– San Francisco is moving ahead with plans for a public-private partnership (P3) to build a city-wide fiber network that will encompass the almost 47-square miles of the city. The city has issued a request for information (RFI) for the project and also plans to select five proposals by April 30. The city will then […]

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Mar 7th 2018 | Posted in Technology by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Pennsylvania– The Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission and Connected Nation completed a study that identifies Erie County as providing the lowest access to high-speed internet in the region. County executives are reviewing the report that shows access at 7.6 percent and recommends forming a team to oversee and implement actions. To counter this low […]

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Dec 6th 2017 | Posted in Technology by Kristin Gordon

From telegraphs, to telephones to mobile devices, the United States is trying to bring broadband, or advanced telecommunications services into the 21st century. Stringing telephone lines from pole to pole has now moved to underground cable and vertical towers that attempt to keep you connected in any large or small town.    Greater Minnesota plans to make some headway on integrating […]

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Nov 3rd 2017 | Posted in Technology by Kristin Gordon
Image of Texas state cybersecurity coordinator Todd Kimbriel

Cyber attacks are becoming more common and even though we tend to only hear about the attacks of high-profile entities, no company with an online presence is immune to attacks. “We are only as strong as our weakest link,” said Todd Kimbriel, Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) acting cybersecurity coordinator for the state. “There […]

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