Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

State Controller Brandon Woolf says he has plans to encourage data reporting across the state and regain trust from a disillusioned public.

New Maryland open data portal cuts down duplicate records

by Colin Wood • 9 months ago

State technology secretary Michael Leahy says the upgrade gives the state "one source of truth."

Texas lawmakers consider firming up chief data officer's role

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

New legislation would give data-oriented work a more solid footing within state government.

Data is about much more than decision-making

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Commentary: Socrata Data Academy Director Oliver Wise says improved decision-making is valuable, but not the full proposition data makes to government.

Emergency shelters and housing map returns after Hurricane Michael

by Benjamin Freed • 1 year ago

Engineers from government software firm Tyler Technologies first developed the map for relief workers after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

'Connected Government Cloud' bridges disparate data in Utah DOT

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

State transportation officials told StateScoop the days of asking questions are over, and the data needed for definite and immediate answers is now at the ready.

Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

by Benjamin Freed • 2 years ago

The Seattle-based Socrata will become Tyler's new Data and Insights division, executives from both firms said.

7 things that happened in government tech this year

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Cybersecurity and GIS got their due, and a lot of people changed jobs.

Bellevue, Nebraska, claims it was ‘duped’ on its Socrata open data portal

by Jason Shueh • 2 years ago

Despite Socrata’s offer to assist, officials have canceled the city’s contract and are asking for a refund.

New open data directory collects standards from around the world

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Its creators say the website, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is the first of its kind.