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Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

by • 3 months ago

A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

Boston unveils new identity access management portal

by • 6 months ago

Boston's new access management portal will save the city time and improve security across departments, according to Gregory McCarthy, the city's CISO.

Boston's new centralized data platform is the city's starting point for predictive analytics

by • 6 months ago

Initially focused on centralizing data and improving data-sharing, officials say this is the first step before tackling challenges before they appear.

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

by • 6 months 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 • 7 months 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 • 10 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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