Detroit partnership to study digital divide

by • 4 weeks ago

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

by • 4 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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.