Washington, D.C. is building a digital services team

by • 11 months ago

The new group is to bring human-centered design to a city government that recently struggled with its online services.

D.C. CTO proposes 'cluster-based' IT inspired by pandemic

by • 2 years ago

Washington CTO Lindsey Parker proposed her office work with "clusters" of agencies to develop technology projects to encourage the city's adoption of enterprise IT.

Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge

by • 3 years ago

Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.

D.C. appoints chief data officer as interim CTO replacement

by • 4 years ago

Barney Krucoff will act as the city's lead technology, replacing outgoing Chief Technology Officer Archana Vemulapalli.

D.C. releases draft data policy with new security safeguards, key open data changes

by • 6 years ago

With a new chief data officer on board, the nation's capital has pivoted from circulating a policy covering just open data to all the city's data practices.

D.C. convenes series of 'demo days' to accelerate smart city experimentation

by • 6 years ago

The city's IT department hosted its second gathering of tech vendors to understand what technologies they might pilot to make the District run more efficiently.

D.C. nonprofit joins in national push to get governments thinking about digital inclusion

by • 6 years ago

As part of the first “National Digital Inclusion Day,” the internet accessibility advocates at Byte Back were among those using social media to raise awareness about the issue.

D.C. council confirms Mayor Muriel Bowser's choice for CTO

by • 6 years ago

Archana Vemulapalli received confirmation from lawmakers after serving in the role for the last three months.

New D.C. CTO details move to public sector, district's open data future

by • 6 years ago

Archana Vemulapalli is new to the public sector, but is already looking to re-shape technology efforts in the nation's capital.