Cities ply data against declining economic mobility
Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.
Idaho launches budgeting portal, hoping to rebuild public trust
State Controller Brandon Woolf says he has plans to encourage data reporting across the state and regain trust from a disillusioned public.
Law enforcement risks being a captive of its video surveillance data, report warns
Rapid growth of state and local law enforcement video footage calls for newer strategies for storing and analyzing data.
Johns Hopkins University expands data programs for local governments
The Center for Government Excellence is being expanded into a larger think tank that includes applied research and online courses in data science for city officials.
What Works Cities certifies seven new cities for good data practices
Washington, D.C., Kansas City and Louisville each earned gold certification in the group's 2019 certification cohort.
Boston unveils new identity access management portal
Boston's new access management portal will save the city time and improve security across departments, according to Gregory McCarthy, the city's CISO.
NYC data office looks to evolve past 'startup mentality'
The city's Mayors Office of Data Analytics is now a permanent agency. Now, its officials are moving ad hoc processes into advanced analytics strategies.
How Pennsylvania is taking tech modernization 'to a new level'
Through use of the state's data stores and building new relationships, Pennsylvania CIO John MacMillan says agencies are finding value.
Government CIOs focusing more on analytics — those who aren't will 'fall behind'
New survey data from research firm Gartner shows that AI and machine learning are also ranked among the top technologies set to transform organizations.