Driving innovation in the hub of Silicon Valley

by • 3 months ago

On the Priorities podcast, San Jose chief innovation officer Clay Garner outlines his approach to closing the digital divide and embracing emerging tech.

Code for America to launch safety-net innovation project after $100M investment

by • 3 months ago

The group said its new Safety Net Innovation Lab will help 15 states make their benefits programs more accessible.

Cleveland mayor names innovation chief

by • 4 months ago

Froilan Roy C. Fernando, a longtime technology consultant, is the city’s new chief innovation and technology officer.

Enhancing cyber posture with limited resources and budget

by • 4 months ago

How SLED organizations can simplify and secure remote access, protect critical infrastructure and data, and reduce costs while reducing risk.

Louisville, Ky., hires first-ever 'director of innovation'

by • 6 months ago

Eric Burnette, a former senior policy adviser with Louisville's economic development arm, said he's targeting grant funding in the new role.

Top state IT innovators, cybersecurity official honored by NASCIO

by • 9 months ago

NASCIO honored four state IT officials for their recent work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, modernizing systems and defending against ransomware.

LA’s innovation chief left for Bloomberg public-sector role

by • 1 year ago

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'

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

A simple tool, designed in hours, provided critical data to New Jersey officials at the start of the pandemic.