California's new bot is fighting COVID-19 misinformation on WhatsApp

by • 4 weeks ago

California health officials are fighting COVID-19 misinformation with a new Spanish-speaking chatbot on the WhatsApp messaging platform.

Post-COVID, government leaders strive for resilience, inclusion, connectivity

by • 2 months ago

A new Deloitte survey drawing on interviews from 23 nations shows that many government leaders have shifted to long-term planning.

NYC-area transit tech competition targets COVID-19 recovery

by • 4 months ago

The Transit Tech Lab is asking companies to submit their best ideas for improving the sustainability and recovery efforts of public transportation near NYC.

Massachusetts launches new COVID-19 vaccine verification tool

by • 4 months ago

The commonwealth's digital vaccine pass arrives just days before Boston requires proof of vaccination at indoor public venues.

Maryland health agency resumes posting COVID-19 data

by • 5 months ago

State officials said they can once again provide updates about new infections, deaths and testing averages.

Maryland's COVID-19 data still limited weeks after cyberattack

by • 5 months ago

The Maryland Department of Health has not been able to provide updates on several key metrics since the Dec. 5 incident.

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

by • 5 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.

Post-pandemic, state IT is in a ‘time for reflection and change’

by • 6 months ago

As agencies respond to the changes presented by the health crisis, state IT leaders are looking towards more innovative ways to approach business operations, two industry leaders say.

Code for America wants to help states exit 'crisis mode' gracefully

by • 7 months ago

Code for America plans to launch a new program to help states rebuild their digital social safety nets next year.