Ryan Johnston

Staff Reporter

Ryan Johnston is a staff reporter for StateScoop, covering the intersection of local government and emerging technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence and 5G.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies launches city 'data alliance'

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Organizers said members of the new data alliance will be pushed to “an even higher standard” of data-informed decision making.

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State, local agencies learned strategic IT thinking during pandemic, says USDR

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

State and local agencies are now taking seriously the connection between technology and policy, said members of USDR.

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CivStart and National League of Cities to help six cities launch tech pilots

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

CivStart will help the cities, including New York and Philadelphia, find tech solutions to local issues over the next year.

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New 'digital equity' data, mapping tools opened to state and local agencies

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Civis Analytics has unveiled the “Digital Equity Intelligence Center,” tools to help government leaders better understand broadband access.

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Cities are getting better at reading between the numbers

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Cities have never been more focused on data, and they're using new approaches — from data academies to project-based learning — to ramp up their efforts.

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Miami commissioners claim 'basic' understanding of MiamiCoin

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Miami is spending millions on a new rental assistance program, but the funding source, MiamiCoin, is only vaguely understood by city leaders.

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