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Puerto Rico immerses in the global discussion on Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

SAN JUAN, P.R. – Piloto 151 coworking space announced the creation of the Puerto Rico Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Chapter, a private membership organization which seeks to assist government and public sector people & organizations understand, implement and benefit from blockchain related technologies and capabilities. The GBA Chapter in Puerto Rico will concentrate its efforts…

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Digital Rebuilding Plans for Puerto Rico presented in Washington DC

Policy and technology experts talk about the importance of rebuilding Puerto Rico through a“digital first” approach Washington, DC, November 17, 2017– With the purpose of shedding light on the importance of enacting a coherent digital strategy for Puerto Rico’s reconstruction efforts, Piloto 151 held the third event of their Dear Fiscal Board speaker series last…

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Supporting ConPRmetidos Fund

Even before hurricane Maria, the “Dear Fiscal Board” speaker series was committed to making sure Puerto Rico’s government and the federally-mandated Fiscal Control Board incorporate a “digital mindset” in identifying and applying for solutions to the island’s economic crisis. Post-María, Puerto Rico faces an even greater challenge, which in turn presents an even greater opportunity…

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Holding our Government to the Highest Digital Standards

TESTIMONY OF GIANCARLO GONZALEZ, FORMER CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER OF PUERTO RICO Presented to the House Committee on Natural Resources, at the oversight hearing on “Examining Challenges in Puerto Rico’s Recovery and the Role of the Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB)” Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 10:00am Room 1324, Longworth House Office Building [su_divider margin=”1″] I…

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Key Technology and Public Policy Leaders Discuss Puerto Rico Case at Washington DC Event

October 24, 2017 ( Washington DC)– With the objective of promoting a truly effective and efficient rebuild of Puerto Rico enabled by a coherent digital strategy, the “Dear Fiscal Board” speaker series will hold its third conference on November 16th in Washington, D.C. New America, a think tank committed to renewing American politics in the…

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Diversas perspectivas sobre el tema “digital” en gobierno

Desde cómo podríamos prevenir la reducción de jornada hasta por qué crear el puesto de “Chief Data Officer”, aquí comparto varios ensayos por diversos líderes y colaboradores, sobre la búsqueda de soluciones desde la perspectiva digital para el panorama complejo que vive nuestra isla. [su_divider margin=”10″] [su_table] Oscar Cullen de Siete 8 Siete “Quiero un…

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Fortuño talks about his failure in establishing the CIO structure by law

Two different governors in 2009 and 2013 proposed the creation of a central technology structure to help digitize government services, yet both failed in the endeavor.  In an interview with former Governor Luis Fortuño, we discussed the position of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the Government, the challenge of establishing the position and structure…

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En lo que sí están de acuerdo Rosselló y la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal

Las diferencias entre la Administración de Rosselló y la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal, la más reciente es la reducción de jornada laboral, han copado todos los titulares noticiosos.  El pasado martes la Junta presentó  su informe anual, donde resaltan 18 recomendaciones para promover la economía. Las mismas están  clasificadas por los siguientes tópicos: Infraestructura Reforma…