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San Jose's chief innovation officer steps down after four years
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The phone company will install small cells throughout the city, and will also provide local officials with resources to manage traffic and parking.