Could a start-up run the government?

Over a quarter of Australians believe that Artificial Intelligence would make better decisions than politicians. That’s the finding from the latest research conducted by enterprise information management company OpenText. In the current political climate where leadership spills and in-fighting mars common political sense, it’s probably not a bad assumption. So, what would government look like…

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Procurement dinosaurs targeted by U.S. firm buying Waterloo ‘GovTech’ startup

Waterloo-based procurement software startup Bonfire Interactive Ltd. is being acquired for US$108 million by an American firm with plans to create new publicly traded entity focused on the growing market for “GovTech.” Bonfire announced Wednesday that it had been bought by GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a special acquisition vehicle that is also buying five other companies…

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