A Twitter bot is trying to fix D.C.'s parking problems
The Washington, D.C. license plate lookup tool is seeing early success on Twitter. Now its creators want to develop it into a fully fledged mobile app.
Idaho plans to hire a cybersecurity specialist for elections
The new position would be responsible for monitoring threats against the state's voter registration database and coordinating with county-level officials.
Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections
With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.
Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies
Eight big ideas win $1.6 million in connectivity challenge
New initiatives and projects are being awarded for ingenuity that could bring internet connectivity where today there's little or none.
Six months after devastating ransomware attack, Atlanta hires a new CIO
Gary Brantley, currently the chief information officer for DeKalb County, Georgia Schools, will start next month, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced.
North Dakota IT team wins 'hackfest' by developing helpful chatbots
"There's nothing more friendly than a chat window," one member of the winning team told StateScoop.
Pennsylvania's opioid 'codeathon' invites public to save lives with technology
Coders, designers and data wonks are encouraged to join from around the state in three cities this September.
Colorado's FirstNet office challenges AT&T's take on interoperability
The state authority claims the vendor building the nation's public safety communications network is not following Congress' instructions, and has asked the FCC to clarify.
Two state officials are on a mission to make libraries the public's hub for government data
A program in California and Washington state is training librarians to handle open data requests and taking the burden off agency officials. And it's growing.