Blockchain

Can Blockchain Finally Bring a Centralized Source of Truth to Government?

Blockchain offers a future devoid of third-party intervention and a worldwide ecosystem of secure, easily-accessible information.

8 Things Governments Can Do to Use Disruptive Technology Better

Making sure officials know what things like artificial intelligence do is a good starting point, according to a new report.

Why Local Governments Aren’t All Aboard the Blockchain Train

From high costs of implementation to more pressing regulatory concerns, current barriers to entry make the technology difficult to implement.

GSA Emerging Tech Leader Heads to the Private Sector

Justin Herman, who leads GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology Office, is moving to the private sector.

DHS Seeks National Security Tech from Small Businesses

Officials finalized the 10 focus areas for groups participating in next year’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

DHS is Exploring How Blockchain Can Stop Counterfeits and Forgeries

The agency is funding research that uses blockchain to make sure people are who they claim to be.

10 Problems DHS Wants Innovative Small Businesses to Solve in 2019

The department will be offering millions of dollars to small businesses able to offer solutions to these 10 tough technical problems.

A Map That Tracks Everything

Blockchain-based mapping hopes to replace GPS. Can it be trusted?

Ohio Now Accepts Bitcoin For Tax Payments. What Could Go Wrong?

Is this about grabbing some of the sizzle that comes with all things blockchain and crypto?

Grading the 2018 Technology and Government Predictions

Here's what came true for government agencies—and what didn't.

CDC is Testing Blockchain to Monitor the Country's Health in Real Time

The system would allow the agency to quickly respond to health crises as they unfold.

CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster

The tech would pull data from across the agency and automatically identify the right people for certain emergencies.

Report Offers Options For Effectively Using Blockchain in Government

Blockchain is often seen as an over-hyped technology. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its uses.

Emerging Technologies Will Disrupt Government. Here’s What to Do About It.

Forward-thinking government leaders can follow these steps to stay ahead of the curve.

Blockchain Could Help Bring Renewable Energy to the Power Grid, Experts Tell Congress

But lawmakers want to know how to stop cryptocurrency miners from overwhelming local utility companies.