New York City

New York City appoints data strategy director as acting analytics officer

by • 1 month ago

Martha Norrick, data director in the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, will serve as the acting citywide chief analytics officer and open platform officer.

New York City announces winners of mental health innovation challenge

by • 1 month ago

New York City will pilot a pair of mental health resources — a comic book and a health management system — in two underserved communities.

How a rapid move to remote work refined cyber in local government

by • 1 month ago

Winners of the cybersecurity award in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards said the pandemic shifted the way they approach cybersecurity.

NYC names deputy broadband CTO to lead 'internet master plan'

by • 2 months ago

New York City announced a new deputy broadband CTO to lead the implementation of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Internet Master Plan, which is designed to bring universal broadband to New York City.

New York City wants to implement zero-trust security across government

by • 3 months ago

After successful implementation internally, New York City Cyber Command wants to overhaul network security across a city government with more than 100 agencies.

Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'

by • 3 months ago

A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.

New York City's social services agency is its own software developer

by • 4 months ago

A new framework has sped up the development of software the agency uses to support people experiencing homelessness.

Small businesses need continued cybersecurity assistance through pandemic, officials say

by • 4 months ago

Officials from New York and Philadelphia said their cybersecurity education programs need to reach their communities just as much as they do city employees.

New York transit authority pilots app for vision-impaired bus riders

by • 4 months ago

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new app this week that uses audio cues to guide riders to their bus stops.