L.A. Controller Ron Galperin publishes financial data portal
The city controller said a new data portal containing a comprehensive picture of the city's financial health fills a common request from constituents.
Montana Gov. Gianforte names new CIO
Kevin Gilbertson, a former executive at a regional cloud services firm, will be the state's new IT chief, succeeding Tim Bottenfield, who retired last year.
Tyler Technologies to buy digital government vendor NIC for $2.3 billion
The deal is by far the biggest in Tyler's corporate history, and gives the civic tech vendor a doorway into statewide contracting.
Tyler Technologies customers report suspicious logins after ransomware attack
The company is telling its local-government customers to revoke credentials used by its technicians for remote access.
Tyler Technologies reports apparent cyberattack
The company, one of the largest vendors of IT services to local governments, reported a security incident involving unauthorized access by an "unknown third party."
Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust
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
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
New legislation would give data-oriented work a more solid footing within state government.
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.
Emergency shelters and housing map returns after Hurricane Michael
Engineers from government software firm Tyler Technologies first developed the map for relief workers after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.