'Speed is expected' in government's post-coronavirus IT projects
The Indiana Department of Child Services is developing new tools rapidly as the state reopens — a trend the agency's CIO said he expects to continue.
Pennsylvania launches broadband map to prepare ISPs for federal auction
The map, developed by Penn State researchers, shows the underserved areas where broadband companies will be eligible for federal funding to expand coverage.
Seattle dodges 'legacy nightmare' with paperless contract management
A $3 million contract with Aurigo Software is allowing the city to dump its physical contract management system and collaborate with vendors more quickly.
Cities, counties unenthused by 'smart' projects in 2020, survey shows
According to survey data released by the Public Technology Institute, just 10% of local government CIOs believe “smart” initiatives are met by agency leaders with enthusiasm.
Pandemic a 'test-run' for city resiliency, says Philadelphia's smart-city director
Philadelphia smart cities director Emily Yates said cities are now facing critical tests that will reappear as climate change and other future crises emerge.
Newark, New Jersey, taps car dealerships for food delivery
Newark, New Jersey, is using interactive dashboards to connect local charities with car dealerships to fight food insecurity during the pandemic.