Former U.S. Virgin Islands CIO is New York State's new IT chief
Angelo "Tony" Riddick steps in for Jeremy Goldberg, an adviser to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who served as interim CIO for more than a year.
COVID-19 made geospatial leaders ‘front page news’
The pandemic, and the need to use digital mapping to respond to it, elevated the role of GIS leaders in state governments.
New York launches web app connecting residents to pandemic benefits
A new "Find Services" site, which directs users to social welfare programs, was developed in concert with Google under the state's "Tech SWAT Team" program.
For New Yorkers at risk of eviction, the city launched a new service
New York City's new "tenant resource portal" provides an informational tool to protect the rights of some 1.5 million residents at risk of being evicted during the pandemic.
State and local governments plead again as federal pandemic relief stalls
"Tough decisions are going to be made" if Congress doesn't provide a big rescue package, one county leader said.
New York passes bill to review state's broadband offerings
Legislation headed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk would review broadband availability in the state and compare actual speeds with advertised ones.
New York will investigate Twitter hack, Cuomo says
New York will look into how bitcoin scammers took over the accounts of numerous politicians, celebrities and corporations, including cryptocurrency exchanges regulated by the state.
How a Long Island county automated its health system to fight coronavirus
Implementation of robotic process automation in Suffolk County, New York spared nurses from spending hours tediously compiling COVID-19 case data as the pandemic worsened.
Pandemic kindled 'newfound interest' in government's IT modernization project
Google executive Todd Schroeder said recent successes rapidly upgrading legacy systems in state and local government will have a lasting effect on the mindsets of IT leaders.