How a Seattle-area school district recovered from a ransomware attack
Network administrators from the Northshore School District, outside Seattle, shared how the district recovered from a 2019 ransomware attack.
Seattle fund invests in tech education for the incarcerated
On the Priorities podcast, two organizers of the Prison Scholar Fund explain how they’ll use a city grant to advance tech education.
Seattle digital equity fund boosts computer literacy for immigrants, needy residents
Seattle's annual digital equity grant program is sending $590,000 to 19 organizations delivering tech and internet access to needy residents.
Cities are getting better at reading between the numbers
Cities have never been more focused on data, and they're using new approaches — from data academies to project-based learning — to ramp up their efforts.
How Seattle avoided 'mass chaos' during IT consolidation
Officials said an IT asset and service request tracking system was "invaluable" during a major consolidation effort completed in 2019.
Seattle awards additional $330,000 in grants to close digital divide
Seattle will support 14 additional community organizations by dipping into its $128.4 million federal recovery fund.
Seattle CTO Saad Bashir stepped down
A deputy CTO, Jim Loter, was appointed as his interim replacement.
Seattle CISO announces retirement
Andrew Cushman, a former Microsoft cybersecurity director who joined the city government in 2019, plans to step down later this year.
Seattle's annual digital-equity grants target K-12, adult learners
The annual program this year generated $848,000 to supply learners with new laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots, tech-literacy training and mentorship services.