People are the key to accelerating tech strategy in today's cities
Commentary: Growing up poor showed Ignite Cities’ George Burciaga that a city’s most valuable asset is people. Technology, he says, should center around them.
San Francisco innovation chief Krista Canellakis steps down
After seven years of projects, often involving connecting government with private-sector expertise, the city's chief innovation officer is moving on.
Seattle's new street construction map reveals hundreds of projects
The new interactive tool is designed to help commuters in the fast-growing city get through the next four years of planned downtown renovations.
Managed service providers a growing target for ransomware attackers
Organizations that rely on third-party vendors to provide cloud-based services are increasingly at risk of ransomware attacks, according to a new report.
Sidewalk Toronto moves forward after resolutions
The city and its Alphabet-owned partner are moving forward on the contentious project after settling resolutions on several longstanding disagreements.
Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto meet to decide future of project
Whether Toronto's controversial Quayside project will continue will be settled in a meeting between city stakeholders and Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs on Thursday.
Flint's 'Beyond Blight' portal wins $75,000 prize
The Michigan city has lost half its population since 1960. A digital tool to improve collaboration is helping communities manage their abandoned properties.
Small-city mayor says citizen-centric government is what's 'smart'
Eugene Grant, mayor of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, says digital transformation has allowed citizens to be engaged in the day-to-day activities of city operations.
Utilities not watching networks close enough, former officials say
Internet-connected devices attached to systems operated by local governments and public utilities aren't given enough attention, two former officials said.
Atlanta CIO worries city employees will forget ransomware attack
"We have to tell people this can happen again," said Gary Brantley of the March 2018 ransomware attack on his city.