In Sacramento, civic technology guides progress

by • 9 months ago

The city's chief innovation officer says civic tech undergirds a vast array of economic development and strategic initiatives in the state capital.

Innovation labs take a gamble to improve city government

by • 11 months ago

Institutions seeking new ideas in government often fizzle out before their projects find solid footing. But their champions say that risk is the entry cost to realizing substantive change.

Technology can help government change, says Sacramento's mayor

by • 12 months ago

Government needs to change, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg says, and with technology, it can.

Balance tech growth with social responsibility, says Sacramento's mayor

by • 1 year ago

Darrell Steinberg advocated for government policies and attitudes that lift up all parts of society simultaneously.

University partnership brings innovation campus 'Aggie Square' to Sacramento

by • 2 years ago

The 25-acre facility will be dedicated to academic research, professional education, and incubating tech startups that can help build technology investment in the region.

Sacramento wants to become the next big tech center

by • 3 years ago

A new initiative called the Sacramento Urban Technology Lab is the California capital's bid to become a global influencer in the emerging technologies market.

Sacramento-Verizon partnership brings free Wi-Fi, digital kiosks and 5G cell towers

by • 3 years ago

A 10-year agreement with Verizon sets in motion plans for major infrastructure upgrades for the city.

Sacramento appoints Louis Stewart as chief innovation officer

by • 3 years ago

Joining from the California governor's office, the city's new innovation lead will oversee a 0 million fund designed to support technology startups and civic engagement.

Distracted-driver snitching app rewards users with bounties

by • 3 years ago

The goal is to make California's roadways safer by issuing cash to users who capture video of people breaking the state's aggressive distracted-driving regulations.