Software has eaten virtually every sector and industry, so why not government?
To the uninitiated not familiar with this unusual anthropomorphism: in August 2011, entrepreneur and investor Marc Andreessen wrote his now-famous piece in the Wall Street Journal, arguing, “…software is
eating the world… More and more major businesses and industries are being run on software and delivered as online services — from movies to agriculture to national defense.”
Today, in 2017, we continue to see this trend play out as seemingly every sector and industry digitizes and is assigned its own “tech” suffix—Fintech, Insurtech, Edtech, Healthtech. Included in this macro trend toward digital is government and its corresponding government technology (aka GovTech) movement.
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