Four 'Georgia Smart' challenge winners target traffic, social equity

by • 2 months ago

Four local government receiving $100,000 in grants and university expertise are kicking off technology projects focused on improving their communities' walkability and digital infrastructure.

Georgia's buggy new voting machines lead to hours-long waits on primary day

by • 4 months ago

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger blamed malfunctions in the new $104 million system on user error, but election-security advocates argue the devices are unreliable.

Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 5 months ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Georgia Innovates Taskforce kicks off search for meaningful ideas

by • 8 months ago

Led by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, a group of business, technology and education leaders convened for the group's first meeting this week.

Georgia pilots new user-centric website

by • 9 months ago

Users don't care how state agencies function, says the state's chief digital officer, only that they get they can find the critical information they need.

NASCIO awards top state IT projects and officials for 2019

by • 11 months ago

State projects to map schools and track sexual assault kits were honored alongside three top state technology officials.

New 'Curiosity Lab' for AV testing has real pedestrians, steep roads

by • 1 year ago

The new autonomous vehicle testing track, which is open to the public, offers to researchers obstacles not found on closed-track facilities.

Georgia Gov. Kemp orders cybersecurity training for state employees

by • 1 year ago

Recent ransomware attacks and nudging from national associations have prompted the governor to mandate all state employees undergo twice-yearly training.

Federal judge bans paperless voting machines in Georgia after 2019

by • 1 year ago

Georgia must completely phase out its current inventory of paperless voting machines before the state's 2020 presidential primary.