Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an editorial fellow for Scoop News Group. At work, she writes for StateScoop and EdScoop, but in her free time, Betsy likes to practice her David Attenborough impression. She loves the First Amendment, Washington D.C., and Jane Austen. Betsy is a recent graduate of Texas Christian University. Go Frogs!


San Francisco plans to install AI-backed sensors in 1,000 city trash bins

by Betsy Foresman • 10 hours ago

Technology from Nordsense will be installed in city bins to monitor and analyze waste patterns for service optimization.


Charlotte, N.C., hires Houston IT leader as new CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Reenie Askew, currently the deputy CIO for Houston, will take the top IT job in Charlotte, succeeding Jeff Stovall, who resigned last September.


Virginia Tech data program boosts local agencies short on analytical resources

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

The university's "urban computing" program is putting municipal data on crime, transit and education in the hands of enterprising graduate students.


Government CIOs focusing more on analytics — those who aren't will 'fall behind'

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

New survey data from research firm Gartner shows that AI and machine learning are also ranked among the top technologies set to transform organizations.


Seattle mayor to nominate Ottawa's Saad Bashir as CTO

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to nominate Ottawa's outgoing chief information officer as Seattle's new chief technology officer.


Disability rights group sues San Diego, e-scooter companies for clogging sidewalks

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Disability Rights California claims in a suit filed earlier this month that e-scooters are blocking walkway access for people with disabilities.

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