Los Angeles

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

by • 19 hours 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.

Los Angeles prepares to be 'smart' ahead of 2028 Olympics

by • 7 days ago

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

by • 4 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

Los Angeles has dozens of digital services that will come online through a single sign-on platform over the next few months.

Los Angeles wants all of the digital divide solutions

by • 2 months ago

Los Angeles is working with Marketplace.City to research a wide variety of broadband expansion ideas as the pandemic recedes.

Miami plans to build vertical airports for flying taxis by 2024

by • 3 months ago

Miami has signed an agreement with the "urban electric jet" company Archer to develop additional transit capacity in the air.

Cities need 'cybersecurity education for everyone'

by • 4 months ago

"If anyone breaks on the security chain, you’re vulnerable," Jeanne Holm, Los Angeles' deputy mayor for budget and innovation, said during an online conference.

Los Angeles wants flying taxis in the next three years

by • 4 months ago

A brand-new aviation company will try to realize Mayor Eric Garcetti's dream of flying taxis in the nation's second-biggest city.

Los Angeles should 'thrive' in pandemic recovery, CIO says

by • 4 months ago

Los Angeles vastly expanded its digital service offerings last year, but 2021 presents a crucial opportunity to continue that trend, city CIO Ted Ross said.