How did the pandemic affect states' IT modernization efforts?

by • 4 weeks ago

The CIOs of Nebraska and Ohio said their success in weathering the pandemic was largely thanks to preparation and good governance.

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

by • 2 months ago

A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, settles lawsuit with former IT chief

by • 2 months ago

Scot Rourke, who was for 19 months embroiled in a corruption probe, but never charged, will be paid $245,000 by the county government.

Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes $10M for police body-worn cameras

by • 3 months ago

“My goal is for every police officer in the state of Ohio to have a body camera,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.

US Ignite funds tech to reduce railway crossing congestion in Ohio

by • 3 months ago

Lima, Ohio, is the latest member of the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Community, receiving a grant aimed at reducing traffic and improving safety at railway crossings.

How pandemic grant management challenged one Ohio county

by • 3 months ago

Montgomery County, Ohio, last year quickly deployed a grant management platform, which it may come in handy as the Biden administration prepares a new round of relief.

Ohio’s cloud smart initiative key to innovations during pandemic

by • 4 months ago

Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers discusses how their modern approach to cloud allowed programs to push out key collaboration and AI-enabled tools quickly and meet citizen needs.

New initiative in Columbus, Ohio, is getting big companies to use more renewable energy

by • 4 months ago

A citywide project rooted in advancing "smart city" technology now has some of the city's largest companies buying more solar and wind power.

Alleged anti-vote-by-mail robocall scammers charged again in Ohio

by • 6 months ago

Right-wing scammers Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were previously charged in Michigan for allegedly placing a robocall discouraging minority voters from casting mail-in ballots.