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Katya Schwenk

State

Audit uncovers 'pervasive' problems in Illinois technology agency

by Katya Schwenk • 5 days ago

Cost overruns, security concerns and a refusal to cooperate with the state comptroller were evidently hallmarks of Department of Innovation and Technology's recent history.

State

CIOs endorse Senate bill to grow state and federal cybersecurity collaboration

by Katya Schwenk • 1 week ago

The legislation would open new cybersecurity tools, training and grants to state IT offices while boosting engagement with federal authorities.

State

Ohio opens 540-acre testing ground for 'smart' vehicles

by Katya Schwenk • 1 week ago

The facility, called SMARTCenter, is the latest addition to the state's investment in autonomous and connected vehicle research.

State

Driverless trucking approved in Louisiana

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

The technology for autonomous trucking isn't expected for some years, but lawmakers said they wanted to encourage the industry's growth in their state.

City

Innovation labs take a gamble to improve city government

by Katya Schwenk • 2 weeks ago

Institutions seeking new ideas in government often fizzle out before their projects find solid footing. But their champions say that risk is the entry cost to realizing substantive change.

City

Facial recognition technology is here to stay, say analysts

by Katya Schwenk • 3 weeks ago

Recent bans of the surveillance technology are popping up around the country, but the consensus is that facial recognition will stick around.

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