Former 18F chief of staff to lead San Francisco's digital services
Cyd Harrell, who worked at 18F from 2016 to 2018, was named as San Francisco's second-ever chief digital services officer.
New Orleans mayor wants to overturn facial recognition ban
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said she wants police to have access to facial recognition systems, one year after a ban was implemented.
Policing data could reveal racial bias in Pittsburgh, say lawmakers
New legislation would share city data with the Center for Policing Equity to search for indicators of racial bias in policing.
San Francisco's digital services lead to step down in March
Carrie Bishop, who held San Francisco's chief digital services officer role for five years, said she's stepping down to "decompress."
On cybersecurity, cities have 'a lot to learn from each other'
San Francisco CISO Michael Makstman, who cofounded the Coalition of City CISOs, said cities should pursue a "collective approach" on defending their networks.
Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund digital innovation teams in six cities
Washington, D.C., San Francisco and four international cities, will split $17 million over the next three years to boost COVID-19 recovery efforts.
San Francisco data chief departs city government
Jason Lally announced his departure on Friday after three years as the city's chief data officer and seven years with municipal government.
Big-city CISOs form cyberdefense group
The Coalition of City CISOs launched this month to help cities cybersecurity chiefs collaborate and get the attention of their political leaders.
Cruise to launch unmanned self-driving cars in San Francisco this year
General Motors President Dan Ammann said his company will be the first to put unmanned self-driving vehicles on the roads of a major U.S. city.