mark wheeler

How the COVID-19 pandemic pushed cities toward inclusive technology

by • 12 months ago

Winners of the 2020 LocalSmart awards for city executives say the pandemic forced city technology to become more inclusive and equitable.

Philadelphia's first 'Pitch & Pilot' aims to reduce waste with tech

by • 2 years ago

The city is offering little direction to potential applicants, hoping to encourage creativity in their proposals to eliminate waste and litter.

Philadelphia revitalizes 'smart city' plan with change management

by • 2 years ago

As The City of Brotherly Love works to get smarter, city CIO Mark Wheeler says governance and strategic planning are key.

Philadelphia releases 'landmark' dataset of city payments

by • 3 years ago

Following a yearlong multi-agency effort, the city has published what transparency advocates consider one of the most important accountability tools available.

Philadelphia names Mark Wheeler as permanent CIO

by • 3 years ago

Wheeler, a longtime public servant who had been the interim CIO, says diversity, the issue that first opened the chief information officer's seat, belongs in the city's technology agency.