Los Angeles

How open data helps cities be more accountable

by • 3 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast: Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin outlines how his office uses data in its audits and reports on city operations.

Los Angeles launches cybersecurity app for residents

by • 5 months ago

The new LA Secure app aims to protect residents and transit riders from malicious networks and websites, similar to apps launched in New York City and Michigan.

Former Los Angeles utilities cybersecurity chief to plead guilty to lying to FBI

by • 5 months ago

Prosecutors say former Chief Cyber Risk Officer David F. Alexander lied about deals he made with an attorney contracted by the city.

Los Angeles must 'do better' on data privacy, controller says

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 11 months 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.