Marty Walsh

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

by • 2 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 4 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 • 6 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.

Boston mayor honors tech community

by • 6 years ago

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh hopes to bring the ideas of the city’s active startup technology community into the government, reflecting a growing trend at all levels of public sector.

Boston hires first chief digital officer

by • 6 years ago

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh named Lauren Lockwood, a recent Harvard Business School graduate and project manager at Boston startup HourlyNerd, as the city’s first chief digital officer.