Virginia launches state's first digital professional licensing system
More than 300,000 licensed workers can now update their professional licenses using a mobile app, instead of waiting for a paper certificate in the mail.
Virginia governor's 2019 datathon targets student learning outcomes
The commonwealth's annual competition will seek this year to improve the equality of educational outcomes for all students.
Virginia state capitol to use machine-learning weapons detection
The Virginia Capitol Police will test a machine-learning platform that's already in use in Utah and at sports stadiums around the world.
NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy
Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will spend the next six months studying election security to come up with plans ahead of the 2020 election.
'Whole-of-state' approach on cybersecurity growing in popularity
State IT agencies play an expanding role in coordinating cybersecurity policy all the way down to the lowest levels of government, speakers said at a National Governors Association conference.
Community IoT network launches in Charlottesville, Va.
Early partnerships with educational institutions and community groups will make this a project everyone can use and build together, organizers say.
Rural Virginia gets a $14 million boost for new broadband
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced $4.9 million in state grants along with $9.2 million in matching funds.
Former Virginia technology secretary's appointment to state board could lead to more drones
Karen Jackson has been appointed to Virginia's emergency management and homeland security advisory panel.
Fredericksburg first to join Virginia's 'smart communities' network
Looking to ply data analytics against urban blight, the city is the first in what the state hopes will grow into a network of technological expertise.