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

by • 6 days 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 • 4 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 12 months 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 • 12 months 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 • 12 months 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.

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

by • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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