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CTG’s Donna Canestraro Awarded UAlbany President’s Award for Excellence on March 25, 2015
CTG’s Donna Canestraro Awarded UAlbany President’s Award for Excellence on March 25, 2015
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CTG co-chairs the 2nd Annual UAlbany President’s Forum on Data at the University at Albany on February 2015
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NYSTEAM Girls Collaborative Kick-Off Conference Saturday, October 25, 9:30 - 5:00
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CTG Partners with SUNY’s Cradle to Career Alliance (C2C) to Identify Data Needs for Assessing Impact
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Advancing Digital Government: The Research-Practice-Knowledge Connection by Sharon S. Dawes in Gestión y Política Pública, CIDE
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Meghan Cook Receives UAlbany Initiatives in Women Award to Participate at CeDEM14 in Krems, Austria
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Pardo and Helbig Join Digital Government Society Board of Directors
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CTG Launches Online Forum to Gather Feedback on the Role Of Public Libraries in Supporting Open Government
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Albany center has been leader in bridging tech, gov't for two decades in FedScoop | March 17, 2014
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Pardo and Dawes Appointed International Advisors of the eGov Chapter of the China Information Association

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CTG's Paula Rickert receives Initiatives for Women award

The Center for Technology in Government's Assistant Business Manager Paula Rickert was presented with the Judy L. Genshaft Initiatives for Women award at the annual Initiatives for Women ceremony on Thursday, July 16th in the Science Library at the University at Albany. Find out more>>
 

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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. Find out more>>
 

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CTG's Ramon Gil-Garcia Receives Best Paper Award

The Center for Technology in Government's Research Director Ramon Gil-Garcia received a Best Paper Award at the 16th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o). His paper, which won in the Short papers track, was entitled "The Effects of Technology Use on Effeciency, Transparency, and Corruption in Municipal Governments: Preliminary Results from a Citizen Perspective" and was co-authored by David Valle-Crus and Rodrigo Sandoval-Almazan.
 

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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.
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Exploring the Integration of Data-intensive Analytical Skills in Public Affairs Education

While much is being said and written about big data and data science, much less attention has been given to the skills required of the current and next generation of public managers, policy analysts, and informed citizens who are expected to use new data resources and tools effectively. To begin to address this gap, on May 9, 2014, CTG hosted a one-day National Science Foundation (NSF) workshop to explore the integration of data-intensive analytical skills in public affairs education. This report highlights the opportunities, challenges, and next steps that emerged from the day.
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