D.C. nonprofits push back against digital equity budget cuts
A coalition of organizations that try to boost internet access and digital literacy is concerned with the mayor's plan to cut the city's tech budget.
D.C. CTO proposes 'cluster-based' IT inspired by pandemic
Washington CTO Lindsey Parker proposed her office work with "clusters" of agencies to develop technology projects to encourage the city's adoption of enterprise IT.
Budget cuts ahead, D.C. to merge connectivity, 'smart city' programs
Washington D.C. Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker proposed merging the city’s “SmarterDC” and “ConnectDC” programs into a new, community-based project.
Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say
District officials have been vigilant since the death of general Qassem Soleimani, but told reporters network surveillance traffic from Iran has stayed consistent.
Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge
Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.
Washington, D.C., to test digital driver's licenses within six months
District Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker announced at an event that the local government will soon begin experimenting with digital credentials.
Federal cyberattacks hit D.C. city government first, CTO says
For some cyberattackers, Washington D.C. is a test bed before their attacks are ready to be leveled against the federal government.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates new technology chief
Lindsey Parker, Bowser's deputy chief of staff, will take over for Barney Krucoff, the city's data officer who's been serving as interim CTO for the past year.