"Digital divide"

Hawaii CIO Todd Nacapuy to resign

by Benjamin Freed • 10 hours ago

Nacapuy, who was hired in 2015 to turn around a struggling state IT office, will step down Dec. 31.

Partnership promises internet access for tribal, rural lands in Montana, Washington

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

A new agreement between Microsoft and Native Network is the final leg of the tech company's "Airband" initiative.

Local governments hit FCC with three 5G lawsuits

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Twenty-two West Coast cities and counties are challenging a recent federal ruling that restricts what municipalities can charge phone companies for installing next-generation wireless equipment.

New York City launches a smartphone threat-detection app

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

NYC Secure will tell New Yorkers if their phones encounter unsafe networks. The city insists it's not tracking users.

Cities object to FCC's new rules on 5G rollout

by Benjamin Freed • 3 months ago

"The FCC is threatening the public’s right to control public property," New York City CIO Samir Saini wrote.

As states warm to agile, agency adoption pays dividends from continuous improvement

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

On the second episode of this season of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, leaders from Colorado, Vermont and North Carolina weigh in on their agile methodology efforts.

Minneapolis CIO Otto Doll prepares to step down, scale back

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

After more than four decades in IT and public service, the former state and current city CIO says he's ready to start acting his age.

Seattle pumps $400K into digital literacy through annual grant program

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

This year's Technology Matching Fund recipients are fewer, but will receive more funding.

State technology investments have made voting more convenient in the past decade, MIT study says

by Benjamin Freed • 4 months ago

The Elections Performance Index ranks states on how efficiently they conduct elections, rewarding those that put voter information online and audit results.

Illinois forms council to get seniors and low-income residents online

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

The group will research, advise and advocate around bringing more of the state's disconnected residents online.

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