New York Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics
Utah bill called solid 'first step' toward facial recognition policy
The bill would require state agencies to file written requests before using facial recognition, though privacy advocates said the law could go further.
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.
State IT workforce challenges? Change your messaging, say CIOs
Government can't compete with the pay offered by the private sector, but it can offer a sense of purpose, says North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley.
NJ Transit will test AI-powered face-mask detection
NJ Transit will install cameras in its rail cars capable of gathering more data about ridership in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Texas courts sign $98M contract with Tyler Technologies for case filing
The contract, which will keep Tyler as the state's electronic filing vendor through 2027, is the biggest in the company's history.
How a small-town police department overcame its GIS challenge
Not big enough to hire full-time GIS staff, Radcliff, Kentucky, found the help it needed updating its dispatch systems through a contract with GeoComm.
New cybersecurity coordinators will bridge feds to states, senator says
Sen. Maggie Hassan said that improving cyber defenses begins with "supercharging" the relationship between federal, state and local governments.
Utah auditor unveils new, faster financial transparency portal
Built on Google Analytics tools, the new website represents a move to "transparency 3.0," said Utah State Auditor John Dougall.
CISA boosts anti-ransomware messaging for local government
The federal cybersecurity agency said the new campaign is aimed at preventing cyberattacks against K-12 school systems and organizations battling COVID-19.