Oakland County Government to Government Marketplace is one of Harvard’s Top Innovations of 2017

Oakland County’s G2G Marketplace Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today Oakland County’s G2G ("government to government") Marketplace as part of the 100 programs named as Semifinalists in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition. G2G Marketplace will compete to be named a Finalist … [Read more...]

Oakland County’s Cloud Collaboration Nets National Award

Oakland County, Mich. captured Workforce magazine’s gold 2015 Optimas Award for Innovation for making leading-edge human resources software available in the cloud to other governments, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced. The Optimas Awards recognize human resources and workforce management initiatives that achieve business results for an organization. Oakland County created G2G Marketplace to bring innovative technologies to small and midsize governments by simplifying the … [Read more...]

Oakland County government to get the cloud treatment

It was announced via press release that starting today, Oakland County, Mich. will launch its G2G Marketplace at the Michigan Government Information Management Sciences (MiGMIS) Fall Conference. The G2G Marketplace expands the offerings of Oakland County’s G2G Cloud Solutions initiative. The G2G Marketplace is a catalog and service bureau modeled on the application store concept. The goal of the G2G Marketplace is to provide governments with an easy-to-use, cost-effective way to shop for, … [Read more...]

Patterson highlights five new major programs in State of the County speech

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced five new major initiatives during his 20th State of the County address Wednesday evening before an audience of about 500 individuals at Centerpoint Marriott in Pontiac. The coming year will see developments in connected car technology, information technology, improving healthcare resources for homeless individuals and families, the creation of G2G Marketplace, and the next iteration of his Count Your Steps program. Patterson has launched a … [Read more...]