San Antonio

San Antonio's civic tech residency program announces new challenges

by • 2 weeks ago

San Antonio's CivTechSA will host two pitch competitions for K-12 students and college students this year to expand the city's technology workforce.

New software helps government fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

by • 3 weeks ago

New software from Granicus helps state and local agencies measure the efficacy of digital campaigns that encourage residents to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

Pandemic showed local IT digital transformation work ‘paid off’

by • 1 month ago

Local IT leaders who won 2020 LocalSmart Awards said the pandemic proved the importance of the work IT offices had been emphasizing for the last decade.

Cities are just getting started with COVID-19 engagement

by • 1 month ago

The health crisis has forced city officials to completely rethink they connect to their constituents, and to start experimenting with new engagement strategies.

Communities close digital divide through racial, socioeconomic analysis

by • 2 months ago

Officials said approaching the digital divide through racial and socioeconomic lenses enables more meaningful and efficient uses of city resources.

How do cities pay for new technology? Not always with money.

by • 3 months ago

Creative partnerships with local startups allow some city innovation offices to fund new pilot projects when they're short on cash.

San Antonio's R&D League to tackle public health, environment

by • 4 months ago

Next month's two-day event is expected to connect the general public with organizations interested in developing unique ideas to problems ranging from digital access to housing.

San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning

by • 4 months ago

City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.

Cities are upgrading their council meetings for remote participation

by • 5 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.

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