San Jose

San Jose's new CIO wants his city to become 'the hub for government innovation'

by • 1 month ago

San Jose CIO Khaled Tawfik said he wants to use data and partnerships to turn his city into "the hub for government innovation."

San Jose, Calif., hires Irvine CIO as new IT chief

by • 5 months ago

Khaled Tawfik, the chief information officer of Irvine, California, is set to become San Jose's new CIO in April.

San Jose, Calif., taps lidar to understand pedestrian death trend

by • 5 months ago

San Jose Chief Innovation Officer Clay Garner said his city is using technology developed by Velodyne Lidar to spot near-misses on roadways.

City CIOs gain new titles, 'new brand' following pandemic work

by • 6 months ago

As technology becomes central to more businesses, CIOs are gaining "higher seats at the table," one city leader told StateScoop.

San Jose, Calif., names new innovation chief

by • 7 months ago

Clay Garner, formerly San Jose's deputy innovation chief, said he plans to tap into nearby Silicon Valley to address pressing city issues.

Calif. city bots can translate foreign-language requests to English and then back again

by • 10 months ago

After falling behind processing service requests, San Jose officials said natural language processing has simplified communicating with a diverse population.

Want to act on broadband? Start here.

by • 11 months ago

The pandemic highlighted the magnitude of the digital divide, and government is now presented with a unique opportunity to act.

San Jose launches cryptocurrency pilot to close digital divide

by • 11 months ago

San Jose will deploy 20 hotspots that also mine cryptocurrency throughout the city with the aim of subsidizing internet costs for 1,300 households.

Connectivity is still the 'building block' for IT modernization

by • 11 months ago

Local IT officials said that without basic internet connectivity, efforts to modernize fancy new technologies won't realize their full benefit.