Jake Williams


Introducing StateScoop's inaugural LocalSmart Awards

by Jake Williams • 2 months ago

The new awards program from StateScoop will highlight visionary leaders and important technology projects in local governments across the country.


Mastercard's city-innovation program anticipates expansive second year

by Jake Williams • 3 months ago

Headed by former New York City CTO Miguel Gamiño, "CityPossible" has its sights set on further global expansion, now that "people know why we're here."


2019 StateScoop 50 Awards recognize top state IT leaders and projects

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

The awards, in their sixth year, recognize winners from more than a dozen states, for excellence in technology and cybersecurity.


After 'transformative' term, Kansas City CIO Bob Bennett to depart

by Jake Williams • 6 months ago

The Missouri city CIO will leave government in April after three years of "smart city" work that he says has finally paid off.


Montana lieutenant governor praises ‘transformative’ effect of IT on citizen services

by Jake Williams • 12 months ago

From a net neutrality policy to shared enterprise infrastructure agreements, IT is creating better and faster services for citizens, says Mike Cooney, deputy to Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.


How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.