Community IoT network launches in Charlottesville, Va.

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Early partnerships with educational institutions and community groups will make this a project everyone can use and build together, organizers say.

Los Angeles ditches mainframe for California's data center

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

The city has signed a three-year $10.5 million deal that officials say will free it from legacy infrastructure that is weighing down progress.

Nevada lawmaker proposes controversial 'textalyzer' bill

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

The bill would allow police officers to use a device to determine whether a driver was using a mobile phone at the time of a collision.

Want to change the public's behavior? Make it 'easy'

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Meeting public policy goals doesn't always have to be expensive or painful, says Michael Hallsworth of the Behavioral Insights Team.

Houston using Hurricane Harvey recovery to promote 'smart city' agenda

by Benjamin Freed • 3 months ago

Mayor Sylvester Turner says continued rebuilding after the 2017 storm has enabled technology investments that modernize the city and make it more competitive.

San Leandro, Calif. deploys 'moving target data protection' to streetlight network

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Using new technology from a company called Cryptomove, the city says it can turn thousands of its "internet of things" devices into security assets.

Cross-government collaboration tough, but fruitful in California

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Forming and sustaining partnerships across state, local and education branches of government is a challenge, but well worth the effort, IT leaders say.

Hybrid cloud is the future for Illinois as it modernizes IT

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

Technology officials from Illinois state agencies tell StateScoop in a video interview how hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence and more will transform IT.

Kentucky eyes AI to slash thousands of service desk requests

by Jake Williams • 5 months ago

As Chuck Grindle enters his second year as Kentucky's CIO, he's setting a baseline for AI, procurement reform and more work with data.

Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections

by Benjamin Freed • 5 months ago

With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.

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