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New York Police Department IT chief named citywide CIO
Jessica Tisch, the NYPD's deputy commissioner for information technology, will take over IT administration for the nation's largest city government.
Digital services can restore trust in government, NYC official says
New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said that as public trust in government has plummeted, agencies like his can play a key role in bridging the gap.
NYC algorithm task force makes broad suggestions in final report
Mayor Bill de Blasio also announced the creation of a new position of algorithms management and policy officer to oversee the city's use of algorithms.
U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities
A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.
New York City plots its next decade of open-data projects
In an annual report, the city's open data team chronicles the past year of open-data programs and looks forward to a more open and collaborative future.
New York City debuts for-hire vehicle data hub
A new data hub from New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission will grant residents and officials insight into the way for-hire vehicles move around the city.
18 finalists picked in NYC cybersecurity 'moonshot' challenge
Seven finalists will meet with the city's small businesses, while those remaining will compete for a $1 million prize from Jerusalem Venture Partners.
Transit Tech Lab pilots solutions for NYC's transit woes
For transit systems with shaky performance and unclear futures, the city is turning to small tech companies for a leg up.
NYC targets homelessness with new data initiatives
By connecting city agencies and upgrading tools used by homelessness case workers, the city hopes to improve the services it provides to its neediest residents.