Whistleblower suit over San Diego GIS contract allowed to move forward
A former employee of the software company SAP alleges he was fired as retaliation for warning his colleagues about how a contract was awarded.
San Diego expands public Wi-Fi to 300 new locations
San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said the expansion is part of an effort to close the city's digital divide and give all its residents "a chance to succeed."
San Diego plans overhaul of agency performance website
San Diego's public performance data hasn't been updated since 2019, but the city's new innovation officer told StateScoop that will soon change.
San Diego appoints its first chief innovation officer
San Diego's director of performance and analytics, Kirby Brady, will add chief innovation officer to her job title, expanding the city's work with data.
New framework promises cities 'the next frontier' in data-sharing
A group of telecommunications companies and the nonprofit U.S. Ignite want city governments to look beyond open data and begin using what they call a "data-sharing exchange."
San Diego names new chief data officer
Andrell Bower, formerly the city's open data program coordinator, takes over as CDO, where she says issues like homelessness and infrastructure take precedence.
San Diego's smart streetlights misunderstood, officials say
Civil-liberties and religious groups say cameras and audio sensors could be used to spy on people, but officials say such concerns are overstated.
Baltimore, Montgomery among 5 winners named in 2019 'Smart Cities Readiness Challenge'
Winners will receive one year of access to specialty planning tools, workshops and the Smart City Council's network of experts.
'Smart cities' contemplate turning big data into big money
As cities accumulate more data than ever before, questions emerge of whether they should charge third-party developers who want to use it.