Utah AG suspends contract with surveillance firm founded by former Klan member
The state halted its work with the technology firm Banjo after its founder, Damien Patton, was revealed to have once been a member of the KKK.
Vermont calls for AI 'code of ethics'
A state task force that published a report this week says the state's policy work could also be used by other states navigating the emerging ethical minefield that is artificial intelligence.
Colorado names former Oregon CIO Alex Pettit as CTO
Pettit, now helping to lead his third state IT organization, said he's looking forward to discovering how technologies like AI and blockchain can improve citizen services.
Singapore announces national AI strategy, office
As the world's leading smart city, Singapore says it will take a “human-centric” approach to artificial intelligence centering on social and economic benefits.
NASCIO report projects AI growth in cybersecurity, digital services
State officials say cybersecurity, fraud detection and other digital services are primed to benefit most from advances in artificial intelligence.
AI, robotic process automation gain steam in state government
A preview of NASCIO's 2019 survey data shows state IT leaders are becoming more interested in how the emerging technologies can transform business processes.
Data analysis, machine learning attract states to the cloud
With the new capabilities cloud computing presents, IT agencies can protect themselves better and do more with data, guests say on StateScoop's Priorities podcast.
GIS leaders increase focus on cyber, artificial intelligence in 2019
On the Season 2 premiere of GIS Addressed, NSGIC's Dan Ross says geospatial leaders are upping their attention on security and how AI will change their roles.
Law enforcement risks being a captive of its video surveillance data, report warns
Rapid growth of state and local law enforcement video footage calls for newer strategies for storing and analyzing data.