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Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say

by • 2 weeks ago

Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.

Boston hires new chief data officer, elevates CISO role

by • 3 weeks ago

Gregory McCarthy and Stefanie Costa Leabo represent two key personnel changes following the appointment of David Elges as city CIO last November.

Boston hires D.C.'s David Elges as new chief information officer

by • 4 months ago

Elges was most recently the CIO of Washington, D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency.

Boston police make body cameras permanent, citing positive report

by • 8 months ago

A yearlong study by Northeastern University showed "small but meaningful benefits" that are now encouraging further investment in the technology.

Autonomous vehicles projected to make traffic worse some places, better in others

by • 9 months ago

By encouraging ride-sharing services over from public transit, autonomous vehicles were found by researchers to generate various changes in traffic congestion in different regions.

Boston greenlights autonomous vehicles citywide

by • 9 months ago

Test cars previously limited to the city's predictable Seaport district will now be free to roam within city limits.

Boston data chief Andrew Therriault heads to Facebook

by • 10 months ago

The city's first chief data officer says he will soon return to the Boston region to build a new data team as he takes on "new challenges."

From technologist to politician: Sam Hammar aims for Massachusetts Senate

by • 1 year ago

"More of us should be coming from the inside out," the former city and state government tech worker told StateScoop.

Boston CIO Jascha Franklin-Hodge moves on

by • 1 year ago

In January, the IT leader will leave behind a host of initiatives that helped to transform civic engagement in city government.

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