Marty Walsh

Boston CIO David Elges steps aside for new leadership team

by • 6 months ago

David Elges, who was appointed by Marty Walsh in 2018, stepped down after Mayor Michelle Wu was sworn in earlier this week.

State unemployment systems to get $240M from Labor Dept.

by • 9 months ago

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said the pandemic "exposed significant vulnerabilities" in states' unemployment systems that led to tens of billions of dollars in phony claims.

Boston hires D.C.'s David Elges as new chief information officer

by • 3 years ago

Elges was most recently the CIO of Washington, D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency.

Soon, machine learning will make it easier to submit 311 requests in Boston

by • 5 years ago

With help from the public, the city is now training its algorithm and hopes to go live with a new, smarter service request system by the end of the year.

Digital Equity Fund offers nonprofits a chance to close the digital divide in Boston

by • 5 years ago

The city is channeling dollars from telecom contracts into a new fund designed to help residents use technology and become more engaged online.

Boston's newest website uncovers troubled rental properties

by • 5 years ago

Housing violations, complaints and requests are drawn up from the city's open data portal with a new web interface supplied by the technology department.

Imagine Boston 2030 presents a guidepost for data-driven planning

by • 5 years ago

Boston's new city master plan offers one example of how cities can use data, civic engagement and technology to solve long-term challenges.

Boston mayor appoints city’s first chief data officer

by • 6 years ago

Former Democratic National Committee data chief Andrew Therriault will lead the city’s data efforts and analytics team.

Boston hackathon app helps upgrade city permitting system

by • 7 years ago

Boston is piloting a new Web and mobile application, developed from a hackathon, that will let citizens track the progress of their permit applications online.