Former Virginia IT official to lead industry group's push into state affairs

Dan Wolf, former deputy CIO of Virginia, will lead the Alliance for Digital Innovation's efforts to promote state-government modernization.

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NASPO ValuePoint to test partnership with 'Yelp for government'


NASPO ValuePoint, a cooperative purchasing platform used by state procurement officials, will incorporate reviews of government vendors.

New York City to provide free internet to 200 public housing sites


Mayor Eric Adams and city CTO Matt Fraser said the city plans to connect 300,000 public-housing residents with internet and basic-cable service.

Cities urged to ‘think boldy’ about ‘historic and monumental’ federal funding


Speakers at Miami's Smart City Expo USA said recent federal funding is a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to build digital equity.

Education Department picks partners for K-12 tech strategy refresh


Four nonprofits will lead development of the U.S. Office of Educational Technology's next National Educational Technology Plan.

On-time and on-budget isn't enough for IT modernization, CIOs say


Security, data governance, business processes and user-centered design add new concerns to IT modernization projects, state CIOs said.

Locals' .gov adoption is getting better, but still slow


More local governments have moved to the top-level domain since CISA waived a $400 fee, but there's still a long way to go, writes Georgia's former CTO.

Chicago's new CIO says modernization plan will have city "off to the races"


Kurt Peterson, who was named Chicago's CIO in July, said the city's $400 million modernization plan will remake the city's technology.

State broadband official expects new FCC data will provide closer look


North Carolina broadband leader Nate Denny he'll be "very active" in reviewing new FCC data underlying its upcoming broadband map.

FCC approves $800M for rural broadband expansion in 19 states


Illinois, Arizona and Iowa are among the states set to benefit most from the latest round of the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund.

Louisiana first to receive BEAD broadband grant


Louisiana is getting $3 million in federal funds for digital-equity programs and to start planning for its full BEAD broadband grant.