Former 18F chief of staff to lead San Francisco's digital services

Cyd Harrell, who worked at 18F from 2016 to 2018, was named as San Francisco's second-ever chief digital services officer.

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Texas school district fires employee after discovering crypto mining rigs

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The Galveston Independent School District's IT staff investigating network anomalies found crypto mining devices on six campuses.

Longtime San Leandro, Calif., IT manager moving to Oakland

by • 4 weeks ago

Tony Batalla, who also spent four months as CIO in Santa Cruz County, will lead an 85-person IT department in the Bay Area city.

Former New York City CIO named as sanitation chief

by • 4 weeks ago

Mayor Eric Adams named Jessica Tisch to lead the NYC Department of Sanitation, a 9,200-person agency responsible for cleaning 6,500 miles of streets.

New York mayor makes management reports interactive

by • 1 month ago

Mayor Eric Adams also formalized his appointment of a chief efficiency officer, who will oversee performance metrics at city agencies.

Local cyber is finally getting its moment, city CISOs say

by • 2 months ago

Local cybersecurity officials are boosting regional collaborations with added support from the federal government.

San Jose, Calif., hires Irvine CIO as new IT chief

by • 2 months ago

Khaled Tawfik, the chief information officer of Irvine, California, is set to become San Jose's new CIO in April.

New York City wants vendor investigated after apparent hack affecting 820,000 students

by • 2 months ago

Student records going back to 2016 were affected in the breach of a vendor that provides grading and attendance software.

Boston Mayor Wu names new CIO, chief digital officer

by • 2 months ago

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu named Santiago Garces as chief information officer and Julia Gutierrez as chief digital officer.

San Jose, Calif., taps lidar to understand pedestrian death trend

by • 2 months ago

San Jose Chief Innovation Officer Clay Garner said his city is using technology developed by Velodyne Lidar to spot near-misses on roadways.

Chicago names acting commissioner of IT agency

by • 2 months ago

A sprawling agency responsible for the city's technology, motor-vehicle fleet and public buildings has a new leader after its last commissioner joined the Obama Foundation.