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San Jose's chief innovation officer steps down after four years

by • 3 weeks ago

After leading tech initiatives that include a $24 million project to close the city's digital divide, Shireen Santosham has taken a position with a vertical farming company.

LocalSmart city winners emphasize flexibility, empathy in service

by • 4 months ago

The winners of the GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year award say their passion for their work and the citizens they serve define their public sector careers.

San Jose first to implement FirstNet citywide

by • 7 months ago

San Jose, California, will equip 10 agencies — including police, fire and environmental services — with devices that run on the new network for public-safety communications.

San Jose announces plan to install earthquake sensors, extended public Wi-Fi

by • 8 months ago

Through its $5 million contract with AT&T, the California city aspires to improve public safety and increase internet connectivity for underserved residents.

San Jose's 'Digital Inclusion Fund' to bring internet to 50,000 homes

by • 12 months ago

The $24 million fund will be fueled in part by fees the city charges wireless providers to install antennas on public property.

Cross-government collaboration tough, but fruitful in California

by • 1 year ago

Forming and sustaining partnerships across state, local and education branches of government is a challenge, but well worth the effort, IT leaders say.

Autonomous taxis are coming to San Jose

by • 1 year ago

Through a new partnership, officials are now developing an app that will allow select members of the public to hail a self-driving vehicle.

San Jose's first CISO braces for ubiquitous connectivity

by • 2 years ago

Private industry veteran Marcelo Peredo is building a cybersecurity team and buying new tools that he says will create a secure platform to support the city's goals.

San Jose secures new wireless technology investment from Verizon

by • 2 years ago

The phone company will install small cells throughout the city, and will also provide local officials with resources to manage traffic and parking.

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