California's new data strategy aims at interconnectivity

by • 3 weeks ago

California's new data strategy aims to bring relevant data sets from across the state government to agency officials working on problems ranging from homelessness to public health, statewide Chief Data Officer Joy Bonaguro said.

Why local government needs more technologists

by • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: There are a lot of technologists working to make government better, but former Seattle open data manager David Doyle says it needs more.

How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift

by • 4 weeks ago

Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.

Minneapolis CIO says ‘data quilting’ can solve tough challenges

by • 1 month ago

Minneapolis CIO Fadi Fadhil told StateScoop that his strategy of stitching all of the city's data together will help policymakers solve difficult challenges facing the city.

San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning

by • 1 month ago

City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.

Chicago Police launches new data program to identify stressed out cops

by • 2 months ago

The department announced a new project that uses data to monitor the mental health of police officers.

For public health and economy, states are turning to data

by • 3 months ago

Results for America and the National Governors Association named seven states that are doing the most with data as they manage the health crisis and their dwindling budgets.

From the CISO’s desk: building a stronger cybersecurity posture

by • 3 months ago

The New Jersey Courts were prepared to pivot quickly when the coronavirus hit, thanks to efforts to build a comprehensive cybersecurity framework.

CDOs should be more involved in states' economic recovery, researchers say

by • 3 months ago

A new report out of Georgetown University sketches a guide for state officials to ramp up their use of data as they plan for gigantic budget shortfalls.