Los Angeles must 'do better' on data privacy, controller says
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin is calling for the creation of a privacy board that can hold the city accountable for its use of new technologies.
Equity drives work of Los Angeles data team
Los Angeles's data team is using community and internal city partnerships to enhance economic, environmental and broadband equity.
Santa Monica, Calif., CIO talks evolution from '1990'-like services
Joseph Cevetello said the coastal city ran entirely on paper-based processes when he arrived in 2017.
L.A. is 'democratizing' open data with new community platform
The city published a collection of map-based tools as a way for non-data-scientists to better understand and engage with their city.
L.A. Controller Ron Galperin publishes financial data portal
The city controller said a new data portal containing a comprehensive picture of the city's financial health fills a common request from constituents.
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.
Los Angeles prepares to be 'smart' ahead of 2028 Olympics
City CIO Ted Ross said a new "smart-city" plan is a roadmap for agencies to follow in the build-up to the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
Pandemic spurred collaboration, more data use, LA and N.Y. officials say
New York State CTO Rajiv Rao said the pandemic was challenging for IT operations, but "teams rallied, they figured it out and managed to get it under control.”
LA's single-sign on platform will soon recommend digital services
Los Angeles has dozens of digital services that will come online through a single sign-on platform over the next few months.