Georgia is using Alexa to reach more disabled residents
The state becomes one of the first to extend its informational and transactional services onto Amazon's voice-driven platform.
One Year In: New York website redesign drives major traffic gains
Page views quadrupled after the website's overhaul, and state IT staff are hailing the project as a massive success.
One Year In: Louisville website expands on new platform
After unveiling a new website last year, IT staff in the city are hard at work overhauling the site's open data portal and city services locator.
StateScoop honors 50 innovative IT leaders and programs
StateScoop recognized 50 IT leaders and programs making a significant difference in state and local government. The winners were selected in a nationwide vote by StateScoop readers and announced at a ceremony Monday.
Serving citizens through open source: one county’s story
San Mateo County provides a prime example of how government institutions are transforming their digital experiences to the public, using open data platforms.
New York relaunches state government website
The New York state government released an overhauled version of the state’s website on Wednesday in what is its first major redesign in 15 years.
Why open source is suddenly so important to state and local governments
Open source software is enjoying a renaissance within governments. Much of this is due to the popularity of open data initiatives, but it goes beyond that. Governments are realizing that open source offers many more every day benefits, including increased agility, innovation, and collaboration. As such, state and local agencies are beginning to take full advantage of everything that open source has to offer.
Inside Los Angeles' move to Drupal with Acquia's Todd Akers
Todd Akers, the vice president of public sector for Acquia, the Massachusetts-based company that will build, manage and govern the Los Angeles Web pages using its Cloud Site Factory, joined StateScoop Radio to discuss the project and how more and more state and local governments are going to open source platforms like Drupal.
Open data is transforming governments — and the areas they serve
Austin, Honolulu, Chicago, and Los Angeles are all very different in terms of geography, climate, and population – but there’s one thing that each of these cities has in common. Each is a member of the growing list of American cities with open data policies.