Flint's 'Beyond Blight' portal wins $75,000 prize
The Michigan city has lost half its population since 1960. A digital tool to improve collaboration is helping communities manage their abandoned properties.
Want government collaboration? Grab coffee, think deeply
Oakland, California’s digital engagement officer says resource-strapped local governments can improve interjurisdictional partnership through careful strategy.
Global 'smart city' network promises enhanced collaboration
A new institute will enhance collaboration and communication between hundreds of technology-focused city officials from around the world.
Oakland County, Mich., CIO Phil Bertolini retires
Known for his dedication to public service and a focus on getting people to cooperate across jurisdictional boundaries, the 30-year IT veteran steps down.
Musical 'think tank' sessions spur IT creativity in Ohio
Ohio state CIO Ervan Rodgers says he wanted to create an atmosphere that would get people loose and willing to share new ideas.
Citizen services should serve the bottom 5 percent — and everyone else
The top technology official for Santa Clara County, California, says in her jurisdiction, digital services fall into two clear categories.
Cross-government collaboration tough, but fruitful in California
Forming and sustaining partnerships across state, local and education branches of government is a challenge, but well worth the effort, IT leaders say.
GIS Day 2018 highlights importance of collaboration
Officials from all levels of government say the annual event is a chance both for education and to reinforce the necessity of cooperation across boundaries.
Scientific collective calls for paper-based voting machines, no more internet voting
Researchers from NASEM highlight the need for secure and verifiable voting systems and urge Congress for new mandates and funding.