Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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.
Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity
A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.