Happy holidays from all of us at Portland Webworks and GovWebworks, and welcome to the December "First Tuesday Roundup." The articles and news below from PublicUs, the blog of GovWebworks, offer tips on providing better online services in the public sector. Please send us your comments and suggestions for further topics.

Articles from PublicUs, the blog of GovWebworks

Standards of Care for Treating Poverty

Changing the Paradigm on Poverty

A new book promotes standards of care for treating poverty

In our ongoing focus on social determinants of health, we heard a talk at the recent ISM Conference that caught our interest. When presenter Marcella Wilson, Phd, implemented a ten-year plan to retire at age 53, she said she never expected to find her life calling and write a book instead...Read the post

 

How to Update Legacy Systems One Step at a Time with Modular Procurement

Updating Legacy Systems with Modular Procurement

It’s time for government to renovate the Winchester Mystery House

Much like the Winchester Mystery House, our government is living in an ever expanding, and unwieldy software mansion befit with numerous legacy systems and patches. These old, but mostly functional systems cost a fortune to maintain and often lack the desired functionality and interoperability needed by government agencies. To add insult to injury...Read the post

 

News from GovWebworks

ISM Conference 2017 Highlights

Highlights from ISM 2017

Our take aways from APSHA’s IT Solutions Management 50th Annual Conference

In October, three of our team from GovWebworks traveled to National Harbor, Maryland, for the ISM 50th Annual Conference. We saw old friends, made new ones, and learned a lot from the 2017 Agenda presenters...Read more

 

Increasing Our Commitment to Health and Human Services

Why we joined the Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG)

GovWebworks is pleased to become a member of the Public Sector Council of the Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG). Founded in 1993, the council provides IT guidance and information for the health and human services (HHS) industry. “As a technology vendor for health and human services clients, we believe the HSITAG membership supports our mission of bringing innovation to the public sector,” says Tom Lovering...Read more