City CIOs gain new titles, 'new brand' following pandemic work

by • 3 months ago

As technology becomes central to more businesses, CIOs are gaining "higher seats at the table," one city leader told StateScoop.

Orlando CIO appointed to deputy CFO role

by • 3 months ago

Former Orlando CIO Rosa Akhtarkhavari takes on a new role as a deputy chief financial officer while the city searches for a new IT leader.

Cities employed new cybersecurity strategies during the pandemic

by • 7 months ago

The massive surges in digital services and remote work have forced city IT leaders to refine and expand their security policies.

5 state and local agencies ink aviation-research deals with NASA

by • 1 year ago

NASA will help agencies develop drone and urban flight strategies as part of a national campaign for more accessible short-distance travel.

Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

by • 3 years ago

City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards

by • 3 years ago

Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.

Don't be fooled by Orlando city government's website redesign

by • 4 years ago

Officials say it's much more than a "hamburger button."

Orlando police are testing Amazon's facial recognition software again

by • 4 years ago

Privacy advocates continue to criticize the city's exploration of Amazon's Rekognition platform, which has resumed less than two weeks after the end of a controversial pilot.

10 things 'I wish I had known' before the disaster hit

by • 4 years ago

In disasters, government officials are called upon to respond and recover. Here are 10 things wish they had known before jumping into action.