Facing budget shortfalls, cities begin furloughing tech workers

by • 5 days ago

Their finances punished by the coronavirus pandemic, cities are preparing to furlough many of their workers, and IT officials are no exemption.

Denver tech agency considers upgraded digital services, messaging

by • 2 weeks ago

The Denver City Council is ready to vote on a proposal that would mean a $1.9 million upgrade contract with OpenCities, a Microsoft-owned software maker.

New framework promises cities 'the next frontier' in data-sharing

by • 4 weeks ago

A group of telecommunications companies and the nonprofit U.S. Ignite want city governments to look beyond open data and begin using what they call a "data-sharing exchange."

U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities

by • 12 months ago

A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.

West Virginia and Denver say mobile voting pilots increased turnout

by • 1 year ago

New research credits the Voatz app with slightly boosting ballots cast by overseas voters, but other reports raise questions about the reliability of online voting.

Denver to test blockchain-encrypted mobile voting in May election

by • 2 years ago

The city's deployed military and overseas voters will be offered the ability to use Voatz, the mobile-voting app that was tested in 2018 by West Virginia.

Denver puts bus and rail info on Uber app

by • 2 years ago

A Denver transit agency became the first to integrate its schedule into the ride-hailing app, and will soon start selling rail and bus passes through Uber, too.

How Denver integrates automation into HR processes

by • 2 years ago

With the help of software vendor Workday, the City and County of Denver is streamlining HR processes and increasing workforce productivity.

Denver's experimental smart city gets microgrid, Wi-Fi, autonomous shuttles

by • 3 years ago

Developers say the new technologies being added to the living lab could provide a glimpse into the future of urban life.