Cities are upgrading their council meetings for remote participation

by • 2 months ago

More people want to participate in city council meetings during the pandemic and some cities are making the needed upgrades to support the demand.

Phoenix goes digital to meet recycling goals

by • 6 months ago

The city's waste-diversion goals for 2020 have been interrupted by the pandemic, but officials are hopeful new online resources will help the city continue its education and policy efforts.

Phoenix CIO says city's phone upgrade includes enough cable to reach Las Vegas

by • 2 years ago

Matthew Arvay said he's spent his first two years on the job rebuilding the city's IT infrastructure and its technological leadership.

Former Alaska CISO Shannon Lawson takes role with Phoenix

by • 2 years ago

Phoenix CIO Matthew Arvay told StateScoop that Lawson, who left the Alaska government in late December, will start with the city in early April.

Albuquerque chief information officer moves to Phoenix

by • 2 years ago

Peter Ambs, who oversaw IT in New Mexico's largest city for nearly eight years, is now an assistant CIO for the Arizona capital.

Arizona city moves to ban drones

by • 5 years ago

Local governments are taking preemptive action to avert what they see as significant risks of privacy violation by drones.

Citizens want digital services, but cities fall short

by • 5 years ago

As exposure to private sector technologies grows, citizens expect more digital services from government, but aren't always aware some of those services already exist.