New York Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics
Civis Analytics raises $30.7 million in new funding
The firm's executives said the funding will pay for expansion into the federal market and development of new statistical models.
AWS executive predicts shift toward workforce development
Kim Majerus, the head of Amazon Web Services' SLED practice, said several states are building job retraining programs to develop skills needed during the pandemic.
Phoenix's new CIO says he wants to boost agency collaboration
Steen Hambric told StateScoop he plans to improve the relationships between his office and other city agencies.
FCC commits $1.2B in emergency funds to connect students
The FCC expects to provide at least 3 million devices and 774,000 broadband connections.
North Dakota hires new chief customer success officer
Evonne Amundson, a former director of a health software company, will be tasked with integrating technology into the state’s business procedures.
Arizona ballot review undermined election security, new EI-ISAC leaders say
Former Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar said the Maricopa County recount is "the very opposite of what election officials around the country have been working to do."
Police in rural Ohio are using VR for empathy training
Organizers said the platform's low cost and portability are promising for a profession short on training resources.
Alabama launches statewide credential registry
Alabama launched a statewide credential registry to allow employers and schools to verify the value of different certifications in the state.
Why government technologists love the Domino's pizza tracker
The ubiquitous pizza chain's customer-service app has become a model for state governments seeking to improve their digital services.