Facing budget shortfalls, cities begin furloughing tech workers
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Developers say the new technologies being added to the living lab could provide a glimpse into the future of urban life.