Knight Foundation funds seven civic data projects
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Envision Charlotte, a North Carolina-based green initiative, is taking the sustainability movement from corporate burden to cost-saving strategy.