Data-sharing agreement saves Texas $90 million
Two state agencies have found a way to thwart fraud, and a new data-sharing compact could proliferate similar agreements across Texas.
How state agencies can streamline users' online experience using IAM
A modern identity and access management platform plays a central role in the overhaul of the Texas.gov portal.
Former Texas IT director departs for University of Texas vice chancellorship
Stacey Napier will direct the University of Texas' government relations in her new role.
State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines
A group of 13 top statewide CDOs wrote in support for the Federal Data Strategy initiatives, but is asking for closer collaboration with state and local government stakeholders.
Equifax agrees to tighten data security in agreement with eight states
The credit-rating firm said it will upgrade its IT operations and conduct regular internal audits in response to its massive 2017 data breach.
San Antonio announces innovation zones, a proving ground for smart city tech
Three recently selected areas of the city will allow officials to test how new technologies perform on a small scale before seeking potential citywide projects.
State and local agencies work to reduce IT friction and better serve first responders
Sponsored Content: Emergency management officials in California, Florida and Houston highlight steps their agencies are taking to improve connectivity and interoperability for faster response.
How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings
Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.
Drone report reveals explosive adoption by law enforcement
Texas has the most public safety agencies with drone programs, but the technology can be found in use almost everywhere.