L.A. Controller Ron Galperin publishes financial data portal

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

The company is telling its local-government customers to revoke credentials used by its technicians for remote access.

Tyler Technologies reports apparent cyberattack

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 2 years 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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

Data is about much more than decision-making

by • 3 years 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 • 3 years ago

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