Civis Analytics raises $30.7 million in new funding

The firm's executives said the funding will pay for expansion into the federal market and development of new statistical models.

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Phoenix's new CIO says he wants to boost agency collaboration

by • 21 hours ago

Steen Hambric told StateScoop he plans to improve the relationships between his office and other city agencies.

MiamiCoin creator says 'every startup city' will get a coin within two years

by • 6 days ago

CityCoins founder Patrick Stanley said he's planning to expand to new locations.

Connectivity is still the 'building block' for IT modernization

by • 1 week ago

Local IT officials said that without basic internet connectivity, efforts to modernize fancy new technologies won't realize their full benefit.

Austin, Texas' public pools now have an app

by • 1 week ago

Visitors can now purchase tickets from the city's 45 pools, springs and aquatic centers.

San Antonio is getting serious about data governance

by • 2 weeks ago

The city adopted a new data governance model in an effort to establish clear, long-term data-sharing and use policies throughout the city.

Pittsburgh is putting foundational IT first, acting CIO says

by • 2 weeks ago

City CIO Heidi Norman said the city will focus on connectivity before pursuing "fun stuff."

Phoenix appoints new CIO and first chief innovation officer

by • 2 weeks ago

Phoenix appointed its acting CIO, Steen Hambric, to a permanent capacity and announced that former chief service officer Michael Hammett will become the city's first chief innovation officer.

CivStart names 13 govtech startups for 2021 cohort

by • 2 weeks ago

The group's third annual startup cohort gains access to its adviser network and can work with established companies like Amazon Web Services.

Seattle awards additional $330,000 in grants to close digital divide

by • 2 weeks ago

Seattle will support 14 additional community organizations by dipping into its $128.4 million federal recovery fund.

Miami has a new source of income: cryptocurrency

by • 2 weeks ago

Commissioners voted to allow the city to dip into proceeds of the cryptocurrency, which so far total $4.3 million in value.