Modernizing network capacity and security for the remote workforce

by • 1 month ago

The State of Oklahoma and the City of Philadelphia are using key partnerships to simplify network architecture and lower operational costs, shares IT leader Ben Caruso.

CivStart and National League of Cities to help six cities launch tech pilots

by • 4 months ago

CivStart will help the cities, including New York and Philadelphia, find tech solutions to local issues over the next year.

Colorado publishes digital equity framework, a 'labor of love'

by • 5 months ago

Colorado's digital services agency published new resources to help government agencies ensure equity as they develop IT projects.

Philadelphia to explore city-branded cryptocurrency

by • 5 months ago

Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said Mayor Jim Kenney has given his approval to start considering a relationship with CityCoins, which has also minted digital currencies for Miami and New York.

Philadelphia publishes 'meta' dashboard for city's open-data efforts

by • 8 months ago

Philadelphia's new open-data dashboard tracks the number of automated and visualized datasets that the city publishes.

Philadelphia unveils 'Blockchain for City Government' project

by • 8 months ago

Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said the city is calling for blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to share their ideas for local government applications of the technologies.

Cities aren't quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

by • 9 months ago

Technology officials say they're interested in distributed-ledger technology, but that they have a few questions before their cities start investing.

Delaware County, Pa., plans cybersecurity upgrade after ransomware attack

by • 11 months ago

The Philadelphia suburb was hit by a ransomware attack last year, which cost it $25,000.

Philadelphia's augmented reality challenge targets transit navigation

by • 1 year ago

Officials said they're especially interested in serving their "most vulnerable" residents, such as people with disabilities, non-English speakers and the elderly.