Detroit kicks off Ford-backed transportation challenge
Before individuals and community groups can begin submitting solutions, the city first wants to hear residents' biggest transportation challenges to nail down a focus of the competition.
Local governments lack defined digital services strategy, survey says
A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that local government digital strategies are predominantly 'ad-hoc' and 'not defined.'
Kansas launches country's 'first' mobile driver's license renewal app
A new feature added to the state's citizen services app provides functionality officials say isn't available anywhere else.
Tennessee CIO says citizen services mobile app will be ready in early 2019
Stephanie Dedmon, who recently took over as the state's IT chief, gave a preview of the app at the annual NASCIO conference.
Esri introduces ArcGIS mobile app for FirstNet ecosystem
The app, Explorer for ArcGIS, provides ArcGIS capabilities to agencies that might otherwise struggle to securely share mapping data.
Most people don't want to access government services with their mobile devices
New data from Unisys shows that while there is demand for mobile access, it's more nuanced than sometimes portrayed by technologists.
Tennessee CIO Mark Bengel announces retirement
After more than a decade in the role, his deputy, Stephanie Dedmon, now replaces him.
Virginia spends $220 million on end-user hardware, print services
Two final contracts under the state's new multi-vendor IT sourcing model prepare the state for a transition the technology agency has been working on since 2015.
California readies new security requirements for 'internet of things' devices
A bill raising security standards for all internet-connected devices sold in the state is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, but some experts say it still has flimsy language.