Redefining 'smart cities' while preparing for the Olympics
As Los Angeles prepares for the 2028 Olympics, city CIO Ted Ross and San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull discussed what "smart city" means now.
Los Angeles prepares to be 'smart' ahead of 2028 Olympics
City CIO Ted Ross said a new "smart-city" plan is a roadmap for agencies to follow in the build-up to the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
Los Angeles should 'thrive' in pandemic recovery, CIO says
Los Angeles vastly expanded its digital service offerings last year, but 2021 presents a crucial opportunity to continue that trend, city CIO Ted Ross said.
Los Angeles’ CIO says city’s success depends on digital investments
Los Angeles’ CIO says COVID-19 is pushing government to streamline processes and invest in digital services. A future-ready government requires agility to thrive.
How Los Angeles went remote fast after the pandemic hit
Los Angeles CIO Ted Ross breaks down what the city did right to prepare for moving 10,000 city staff to a secure, remote-working platform with little notice.
How Los Angeles suddenly moved 10,000 city workers online
As governments of all sizes struggle to continue operating under the pandemic, CIO Ted Ross said his city's nimble response was actually years in the making.
Los Angeles ditches mainframe for California's data center
The city has signed a three-year $10.5 million deal that officials say will free it from legacy infrastructure that is weighing down progress.
L.A.'s new tech spending policy outlines 'consultant' role for IT agency
Under a new plan, the city’s IT department works alongside — but does not control — other agencies’ IT efforts.
In her new role, L.A. tech exec aims to help city agencies work better together
As the city's deputy chief information officer and senior technology adviser to the mayor, Jeanne Holm says she'll have a unique opportunity to streamline tech services.