Gil-Garcia Receives National Researcher Distinction
CTG Research Director and Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, received distinction as a Level 3 National Researcher from the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology. Dr. Gil-Garcia is the first researcher with a focus on digital government to receive this distinction. The Mexican System of Researchers has five levels, with this distinction being the highest a researcher can obtain before becoming emeritus as a result of a life-long career of research contributions.
Students Create Health Data Visualization Tool
Interns at CTG spent this summer working on a variety of projects pertaining to data visualization, cyber security, process management, web development, and more as part of CTG’s Summer Student Lab, which aims to provide students with experiential learning opportunities to enhance their education while at the same producing innovative tools and techniques for our government partners.Find out more>>
CTG Participates in city of Albany's Broadband Initiative Working Group
CTG’s Derek Werthmuller is participating in the city of Albany’s Broadband Initiative Working Group in order to help expand broadband access and bridge the digital divide. Together, the group of nine community and business partners will review the broadband needs of the City and provide a blueprint for how broadband service can move forward.
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Enabling Open Government for All: A Road Map for Public Libraries
This report presents the results of a year-long partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and public library and open government experts. The project focused on responding to a growing question about how efforts to open government are influencing, and possibly changing, the role of public libraries in their communities. The report offers six recommendations about leveraging past practices and ensuring a future role for public libraries in the expanding open government agenda emerged from the research and expert meetings. In addition, the report provides two resources to support these recommendations and to help public libraries get started in building their open government agenda.