San Antonio

Coronavirus response is more culture than technology, says one CIO

by • 2 weeks ago

Maintaining a positive and agile IT culture is at least as important as the technologies that officials oversee, said San Antonio's Craig Hopkins.

San Antonio's chief innovation officer leaves for role with local water utility

by • 2 years ago

Appointed in March 2016, Jose De La Cruz has overseen San Antonio's smart-city initiatives including automated traffic management programs and a mobile app for 311 service requests.

San Antonio's new 311 app boasts 90 percent success rate so far, developer says

by • 2 years ago

The new app, which launched in August, uses social media and a game-like environment to encourage residents to report issues.

San Antonio announces innovation zones, a proving ground for smart city tech

by • 2 years ago

Three recently selected areas of the city will allow officials to test how new technologies perform on a small scale before seeking potential citywide projects.

San Antonio innovation office opens residency program

by • 3 years ago

Tech startups and organization can now apply for a 16-week program that challenges technologists to devise solutions for seven department challenges.

San Antonio announces 7 challenges in civic tech residency program

by • 3 years ago

The city's Innovation Office says it hopes to cultivate local tech talent while improving the quality and efficacy of government services.

San Antonio activates community problem solvers with launch of CivTechSA

by • 3 years ago

City partnership with a local startup incubator aims to connect government departments with students, startups and entrepreneurs to solve local challenges.

Social media and gamification drive San Antonio's new 311 app

by • 3 years ago

Local startup Cityflag wins San Antonio, Texas, as its first American client as the city pursues a new brand of citizen engagement.

Public Wi-Fi kiosk trend hits San Antonio area

by • 3 years ago

Bexar County will be the next community to offer free public Wi-Fi through silver monoliths planted in sidewalks.