Tags San Francisco

Innovation labs take a gamble to improve city government

by • 2 weeks 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.

Facial recognition technology is here to stay, say analysts

by • 2 weeks ago

Recent bans of the surveillance technology are popping up around the country, but the consensus is that facial recognition will stick around.

Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards

by • 4 weeks ago

Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.

Tech will 'support all the new things' cities do, says San Francisco CIO

by • 4 months ago

Linda Gerull, San Francisco's chief information officer, says technology will be an integral part of the future of government services.

San Francisco plans to install AI-backed sensors in 1,000 city trash bins

by • 5 months ago

Technology from Nordsense will be installed in city bins to monitor and analyze waste patterns for service optimization.

Map reveals more than 2,700 surveillance cameras in San Francisco

by • 5 months ago

The civil-liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation obtained the locations of cameras used across San Francisco as the city contemplates its use of surveillance technology.

San Francisco weighs nation's first facial recognition ban

by • 6 months ago

A new bill would ban San Francisco's city government from using facial recognition technology while adding significant limits on procuring any surveillance technology.

Creating quality digital services essential but time-consuming, say California IT leaders

by • 6 months ago

State, city and county agencies are catering to convenience by putting more of their services online, but often at a humble pace.

San Francisco accuses former IT employees of nepotism in awarding cybersecurity contract

by • 7 months ago

A lawsuit from the city attorney alleges that former officials steered a $1.2 million contract to a firm where one of their husbands worked as a sales director.

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