Policing data could reveal racial bias in Pittsburgh, say lawmakers

by • 5 months ago

New legislation would share city data with the Center for Policing Equity to search for indicators of racial bias in policing.

Boston to invest more than $12 million in digital equity

by • 5 months ago

The funding will support connectivity for more than 23,000 library users and families, Mayor Michelle Wu said.

City CIOs no longer in 'crisis mode,' but there's no going back to normal

by • 7 months ago

City IT leaders say they've mostly exited the "crisis mode" of the pandemic, but that they must continue to push for innovation.

Former Boston CIO named 'chief of streets'

by • 7 months ago

Mayor Michelle Wu named Jascha Franklin-Hodge, who was city CIO from 2014 to 2017, to the role that oversees transportation and public works.

Boston Mayor Wu names interim CIO

by • 8 months ago

Alex Lawrence, a former technology division chief of staff, was named to serve as CIO while the city searches for a permanent replacement for the role.

Boston CIO David Elges steps aside for new leadership team

by • 8 months ago

David Elges, who was appointed by Marty Walsh in 2018, stepped down after Mayor Michelle Wu was sworn in earlier this week.

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

by • 10 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years ago

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