Three state-level cases are primed to mold the future of mobile privacy
How the Massachusetts Supreme Court rules on these cases is expected to set precedents for how law enforcement is permitted to use location data going forward nationwide.
IoT risk often 'cannot be managed' in Massachusetts state government, auditor finds
A paucity of controls and standards for the emerging technology has placed many agencies in an uncomfortable position, according to a new report.
Equifax agrees to tighten data security in agreement with eight states
The credit-rating firm said it will upgrade its IT operations and conduct regular internal audits in response to its massive 2017 data breach.
Boston greenlights autonomous vehicles citywide
Test cars previously limited to the city's predictable Seaport district will now be free to roam within city limits.
Boston data chief Andrew Therriault heads to Facebook
The city's first chief data officer says he will soon return to the Boston region to build a new data team as he takes on "new challenges."
Massachusetts IT secretary Mark Nunnelly heads out, public safety undersecretary Curtis Wood comes in
The state's Executive Office of Technology Services and Security will see a change in leadership next month.
Why user-centered design research is time-consuming and totally worth it
Three of state government's biggest design proponents told a conference audience how and why they should consider a new approach to their digital government solutions.
From technologist to politician: Sam Hammar aims for Massachusetts Senate
"More of us should be coming from the inside out," the former city and state government tech worker told StateScoop.
Digital Transformation Exchange opens to share best ideas in government tech
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation is positioning a new website as the go-to spot for state and local governments looking for best practices and case studies.