California launches statewide homelessness data platform
Officials said they hope the new data warehouse will allow them to better understand — and ameliorate — the state's homelessness crisis.
How states are using data to manage cybersecurity risk
States are increasingly using data to improve how they address their biggest problems, including their biggest problem: managing cybersecurity risk.
How GIS helps state governments share, drive efficiency
Through the inherent visualization present in geospatial data, the use of GIS in state government decision-making is crucial for better services.
Will Jessica Rosenworcel make the FCC's $20 billion broadband auction fair?
Experts are worried that the FCC already mishandled its $20.4 billion broadband auction, but the agency's new chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, could fix it.
The pandemic made open data bigger than ever. But it's still pretty messy.
COVID-19 radically increased the public's appetite for data. But a year in, political shenanigans and limited federal standards make it difficult to fully understand the public health crisis.
How New Jersey tracked COVID-19 when no data was available
A simple tool, designed in hours, provided critical data to New Jersey officials at the start of the pandemic.
Florida officials weigh major data privacy legislation
A new bill would give Floridians protections similar to those offered by California's landmark 2018 data privacy law.
FCC announces Broadband Data Task Force
The FCC's new task force will lead the implementation of a new broadband data collection effort that's expected to be more accurate.
Oklahoma's new secondary data center can withstand a major tornado
The new data center, located across state lines in a Dallas suburb, is designed to survive tornadoes as fast as 165 mph, officials said.