Boston plans commission to study post-pandemic broadband and digital equity

by • 2 months ago

Boston will spend six months assessing its residents' broadband access and digital equity, city officials said.

Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions

by • 7 months ago

Local governments adapted well to their remote working environments, but city leaders now want more thoughtful governance before making the switch for good.

Big-city CISOs form cyberdefense group

by • 1 year ago

The Coalition of City CISOs launched this month to help cities cybersecurity chiefs collaborate and get the attention of their political leaders.

San Antonio's R&D League to tackle public health, environment

by • 1 year ago

Next month's two-day event is expected to connect the general public with organizations interested in developing unique ideas to problems ranging from digital access to housing.

Local governments find remote work to be 'starting over' point

by • 1 year ago

City and county IT leaders said on a recent webcast that the pandemic has brought about an opportunity to reassess how the business of government gets done.

Local cyber leaders emphasize policy, people

by • 2 years ago

Winners of the 2019 LocalSmart Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award say their work to establish structure for their workforce is one of their keys to success.

U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities

by • 2 years ago

A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.

Cities want technology vendors that listen, not just 'sell stuff'

by • 2 years ago

Officials have long complained of companies that offer products in search of a problem. New procurement strategies are cropping up as a result.

LocalSmart city winners emphasize flexibility, empathy in service

by • 2 years ago

The winners of the GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year award say their passion for their work and the citizens they serve define their public sector careers.