Communities close digital divide through racial, socioeconomic analysis
Officials said approaching the digital divide through racial and socioeconomic lenses enables more meaningful and efficient uses of city resources.
Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'
A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.
South Bend's former innovation chief returns for 'technified' community planning
The Indiana college town's former chief innovation officer, Santiago Garces, returned to run economic development after a stint leading Pittsburgh's IT efforts.
Los Angeles controller publishes maps showing city's inequities
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin's new "Equity Index" is a visualization of the contrast in quality of life between Los Angeles neighborhoods.
How the pandemic messed up D.C.'s cybersecurity plans
Facing budget constraints and a new cybersecurity model, Washington, D.C.'s CISO is bracing for an "interesting" 2021.
Biden transition leans on state and local tech experience
The president-elect's transition advisers include several current and former state and local IT officials, like former Santa Clara County, Calif., CIO Ann Dunkin.
Identity security for local governments
Dr. Brian Gardner, CISO for the City of Dallas discusses changes in the CIO role
New York City's social services agency is its own software developer
A new framework has sped up the development of software the agency uses to support people experiencing homelessness.
Miami-Dade transit using AI to monitor passengers for social distancing
The county's transit authority signed up an analytics firm after the pandemic hit to track effects of its COVID-19 response measures.
Small businesses need continued cybersecurity assistance through pandemic, officials say
Officials from New York and Philadelphia said their cybersecurity education programs need to reach their communities just as much as they do city employees.