Tennessee CIO says citizen services mobile app will be ready in early 2019
Stephanie Dedmon, who recently took over as the state's IT chief, gave a preview of the app at the annual NASCIO conference.
Tennessee CIO Mark Bengel announces retirement
After more than a decade in the role, his deputy, Stephanie Dedmon, now replaces him.
Blockchain, smart contracts now legally binding in Tennessee
The state is the latest in a series to pass legislation that sets the groundwork for future use of the technology by government.
Four states pilot map-based system to share resources across fire jurisdictions
The National Mutual Aid System uses geocoding and crisis management software to improve upon today's text-based systems.
To jumpstart data-driven decision making in government, Socrata launches Data Academy
Live workshops and online training are customized to help cities find ways to collaborate across their organizations.
DigitalTown's 'operating system for cities' aims to prop up local economies
A new platform for connecting consumers with local businesses will use blockchain tech to allow the public to buy and sell shares of a city's economy.
Tennessee announces comprehensive 'customer-centric government' app
The state’s chief information officer says service portals like these are an essential piece of state government IT's future.
Memphis CIO departs for university teaching role after 7 years
Brent Nair quietly resigned earlier this summer to pursue a role teaching project management to MBA students at a local university.
Housing affordability, open data, analytics key projects for five new What Works Cities members
As the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative closes in on its goal of providing technical assistance to 100 American cities, five new members share their projects.