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Philadelphia's CDO steps down, prompting reorganization

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

After seven years with the city, Tim Wisniewski will end his role as Philadelphia's chief data officer at the New Year.

Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."

Philadelphia names Mark Wheeler as permanent CIO

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Wheeler, a longtime public servant who had been the interim CIO, says diversity, the issue that first opened the chief information officer's seat, belongs in the city's technology agency.

5G technology will be the backbone of smart cities, as long as it's secured, retired generals say

by Benjamin Freed • 5 months ago

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James L. Jones and retired Air Force Major General Robert Wheeler were both optimistic that the next wave of wireless technology will be the safest.

Illinois makes its statewide technology agency a permanent part of government

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

After creating the Department of Innovation and Technology by executive order in 2016, Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill codifying its place in the state government.

California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.

21 smart communities to watch in 2018

by StateScoop Staff • 7 months ago

21 smart communities to watch in 2018

California's net neutrality bill hits a legislative snag

by Benjamin Freed • 8 months ago

Proponents of the measure to restore net neutrality in the state say a Senate committee's analysis was "like it was literally written by lobbyists" for ISPs.

Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules

by Jake Williams • 9 months ago

A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.

Philadelphia releases CIO Charles Brennan​

by Jason Shueh • 11 months ago

After two years with the city, the technology official has been told that "a change in leadership is appropriate."

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