LA’s innovation chief left for Bloomberg public-sector role
Amanda Daflos, Los Angeles' former chief innovation officer, stepped down last month to become the executive director of the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins University.
Nevada presses pause on 'innovation zones'
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the idea of communities governed by technology companies warrants further public examination before the legislature makes a decision.
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.
As pandemic unfolded, local governments turned to projects new and old
Winners of the 2020 LocalSmart awards for IT projects say the pandemic accelerated some efforts, and leaned on the success of others already underway.
Six steps to a more innovative government
Former Colorado Chief Information Officer Theresa Szczurek says it begins with defining innovation as a core value.
Why it's time for state IT to have a 'federalist moment'
Former New York State IT chief Jeremy Goldberg argues that the same principles of shared power that shape the U.S. political system can drive innovation.
How cloud computing can unlock city innovation
Cities are finally in full adoption mode of cloud services. Will 2021 be the year they make full use of this innovative technology?
NASCIO names State IT Recognition Award finalists for 2020
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers says it plans to announce 10 winners at its virtual online conference in October.
Four ways local governments can promote startup innovation
Commentary: Two "smart city" experts urge local leaders to create regulatory environments that encourage growth and innovation.