Knight Foundation funds seven civic data projects

by • 2 years ago

Five cities across the U.S. will share a $1 million prize to expand public data-analysis programs in their urban planning efforts.

Code for America announces latest group of Community Fellows

by • 3 years ago

Seventeen fellows spread across seven U.S. cities will work on projects that include housing-data portals, resource maps for formerly incarcerated people and a food-stamp app.

Charlotte, N.C., hires Houston IT leader as new CIO

by • 3 years ago

Reenie Askew, currently the deputy CIO for Houston, will take the top IT job in Charlotte, succeeding Jeff Stovall, who resigned last September.

A decade on, Charlotte CIO Jeff Stovall is resigning

by • 4 years ago

Stovall, hired in 2008 to be the North Carolina city's first IT chief, is taking a job with a healthcare software firm.

Charlotte to launch mobile app as centerpiece of sustainability push

by • 6 years ago

The app, called "Happen," comes amid a flurry of efforts to boost the city’s sustainability efforts.

Bloomberg adds an additional six cities to 'What Works' initiative

by • 6 years ago

The nonprofit arm of Michael Bloomberg’s company now has 27 cities, representing 11 million citizens, targeted for support in using data to improve services.

10 smart cities to watch

by • 7 years ago

StateScoop interviewed dozens of industry and public sector officials to identify 10 cities — from Austin to New York to San Francisco — that are setting the pace pursuing smart city strategies.

N.C. sustainable tech group taking program nationwide

by • 7 years ago

As part of a new program, Envision Charlotte will demonstrate how connected technology can improve efficiency in cities across the country.

N.C. group sees economic engine in going green

by • 7 years ago

Envision Charlotte, a North Carolina-based green initiative, is taking the sustainability movement from corporate burden to cost-saving strategy.