Mayor Bill de Blasio
NYC opens up draft geospatial open data standards for public comment
The city is looking to refine how its agencies post geographic data to its open data portal with the public's help.
A year after a policy update, NYC grapples with 'the next level' of open data
From the improved automation of open data sets to a growing connection with public records requests, the city's made some big advances in some areas even as it weighs how to move forward in others.
NYC launches prototype of redesigned website as part of citizen engagement push
The city is letting people get a look at "alpha.nyc.gov" as it weighs how to move forward with a broader website redesign.
NYC lawmaker presses city to create centralized online permit portal
Council Member James Vacca is urging the city's IT department to help end the government's reliance on paper processes.
New York City unveils new set of strategies for improving online government services
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new "NYC Digital Services Playbook" as part of an effort to make the city's services more accessible using technology.
New York City's free Wi-Fi program sparks privacy debate
The city's LinkNYC effort to offer high-speed wireless Internet has privacy advocates concerned about what data is collected on the network.
New York City strives to add accountability to open data policy
City council members are hoping to follow up on an earlier effort to further refine the city's open data policies.
New York City creates new portal for tech community
New York City officials on Wednesday unveiled Digital.NYC, a new online platform that aims to serve as an online community for the city’s vibrant tech industry, including a searchable database of profiles of every tech-based company and investor in the five boroughs.