The IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to announce a Challenge Grant competition to solicit essays describing how existing and emerging technologies will transform how government works and delivers services to the public in light of the impact of COVID-19. Topics to explore include:

  • Changing the nature of work – government jobs best suited to shift virtually, the new “work-day,” best practices, government as a model workplace, and workplace health, safety, and privacy.
  • Reimagining how government delivers services and products to the public – citizen engagement, public-private partnerships, resilient delivery ecosystem, and federal, state, and local government relationships.
  • Managing risk and building resilience – Enterprise Risk Management, cybersecurity, data privacy, information sharing across agencies, AI, and physical, digital security of home office.

Initial applications are due September 10, 2020.

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