NYC taps design industry with 'Government x Design' master contracts


A request for proposals is expected to make it easier for the city to do business with a broader group of design contractors.

‘Federal fixation’ leaves software vendors at a loss


Commentary: The founder and CEO of Everlaw encourages IT vendors not to overlook the state and local government market and offers a few tips to get started.

How to write an effective state and local gov software RFP


Commentary: StreamLink Software's CEO provides state and local government with a detailed guide of how to draft an RFP that avoids unwanted costs and complications further along in the project life cycle.

Maryland's former technology chief explains why procurement is busted


Commentary: "Recovering" Maryland state chief information officer David Garcia explains how lack of communication, ambiguous documents, and restrictive and outdated processes have hamstrung the way government buys technology.

RFP for FirstNet's massive network released


FirstNet is looking for one contractor to deploy its nationwide, high-speed wireless network for first responders after more than a year of consultations.

L.A. moves on plans to expand broadband access


Officials in Los Angeles are reviewing proposals from vendors angling to help stand up the city's municipal broadband program.