Los Angeles

Los Angeles taps deputy CIO as new data chief

by • 2 months ago

Jeanne Holm said she wants to use open data to benefit residents and "invigorate" data-sharing inside city government.

LA's new 'resource hub' shows which neighborhoods get stimulus checks

by • 2 months ago

Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin said he hopes the new digital tool will help the city make more data-driven decisions about how to allocate resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local governments asked to protect small businesses from cyberthreats

by • 2 months ago

Local officials can do more to help keep their small-business communities safe from online threats, cybersecurity consultants said.

Local cyber leaders emphasize policy, people

by • 3 months ago

Winners of the 2019 LocalSmart Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award say their work to establish structure for their workforce is one of their keys to success.

How Los Angeles went remote fast after the pandemic hit

by • 3 months ago

Los Angeles CIO Ted Ross breaks down what the city did right to prepare for moving 10,000 city staff to a secure, remote-working platform with little notice.

How Los Angeles suddenly moved 10,000 city workers online

by • 3 months ago

As governments of all sizes struggle to continue operating under the pandemic, CIO Ted Ross said his city's nimble response was actually years in the making.

New maps show Los Angeles residents where to find food during pandemic

by • 3 months ago

After a shelter-in-place emergency order last week, a new website from LA Controller Ron Galperin is designed to help people find supermarkets, farmers markets and meal distribution centers.

Los Angeles launches coronavirus test website

by • 3 months ago

The site, focused at residents believed to be most at risk for the deadly COVID-19 illness, aims to connect vulnerable people to the limited amount of tests.

Los Angeles migrates mainframe to California's data center

by • 4 months ago

The city of Los Angeles has become the first local government in the state to migrate its mainframe applications to the state government's data center in Sacramento.