Pennsylvania's James Weaver named Washington state CIO
After spending nearly thirty years in IT roles in Pennsylvania state government, Weaver will now head Washington Technology Solutions.
NYC joins Amsterdam, Barcelona to protect residents' digital rights
A new coalition of governments seeks to apply certain human rights standards, as defined by the United Nations, to the digital space.
Philanthropies commit $12 million to economic mobility
Three groups will donate funds for projects in 10 U.S. cities.
NYC Council makes Mayor's Office of Data Analytics a permanent part of city government
The legislation makes the city's cross-cutting data analytics office a required piece of the mayor's office.
North Carolina launches cybersecurity training program for veterans
The state is partnering with Cisco and other tech firms to offer free training to former military members pursuing cybersecurity careers.
Washington, D.C. names Suneel Cherukuri as permanent CISO
Cherukuri succeeds the city's first CISO, John MacMichael, who stepped down in January.
GIS Day 2018 highlights importance of collaboration
Officials from all levels of government say the annual event is a chance both for education and to reinforce the necessity of cooperation across boundaries.
For states, data management 'more important than ever'
Tom Kennedy, the vice president of public sector for Veritas, says in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, states need to keep their focus on data.
Collaboration on GIS can smooth the path for state and local agencies
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Arkansas GIO Shelby Johnson addresses the challenges of collaboration and why they're worth overcoming.
Data is about much more than decision-making
Commentary: Socrata Data Academy Director Oliver Wise says improved decision-making is valuable, but not the full proposition data makes to government.