Detroit partnership to study digital divide
Detroit, the University of Michigan and Microsoft plan to research where people do and don't have access to the internet and devices.
Michigan taps data partnership to reduce recidivism
The Michigan Department of Corrections last week announced a new partnership aimed at using the state’s data to further lower its recidivism rate.
Michigan and Ontario form smart-mobility pact
The two governments said they'll research technologies that can improve transportation across their shared border.
Michigan legislature plans to update how it talks to constituents
Lawmakers elsewhere shaved two months off their response times to constituent requests, according to makers of the Indigov software being used in Michigan.
More than 20 states still restrict municipal broadband
While the White House signals support for community-owned broadband networks, 22 states still prevent or limit their creation.
Michigan names new top cybersecurity official
Laura Clark, who became the state's acting chief security officer in June 2020, will continue in the roll full-time, state officials said.
Ensuring business continuity for the state of Michigan with cloud
Michigan’s CIO Brom Stibitz attributes the state’s success to move remote is due to their centralized IT shop and key cloud investments on email and collaboration tools.
Cisco announces hotspot delivery program in Michigan
A Cisco program will deliver outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 libraries and community centers around Detroit.
Want to collaborate on cyber? Just ask, city officials say
Getting state and local governments to work together is all about knowing who to call and being persistent about it, speakers said during an online conference.