Washington D.C.

After crashes, D.C. officials say new vaccine site will be better

by • 2 months ago

A new site with pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccines will replace one that crashed repeatedly, but questions linger over the city's digital service development.

D.C. vaccine portal crashes for second day in a row

by • 2 months ago

Washington, D.C.'s vaccine portal locked some users out for the second day in a row, after city officials said they'd worked with Microsoft to fix the issue.

D.C.'s COVID-19 vaccination portal crashes after 'technical review failure'

by • 2 months ago

The city's health department apologized for the website's crash after many residents with chronic health conditions had been made newly eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

How the pandemic messed up D.C.'s cybersecurity plans

by • 5 months ago

Facing budget constraints and a new cybersecurity model, Washington, D.C.'s CISO is bracing for an "interesting" 2021.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 8 months ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

D.C. nonprofits push back against digital equity budget cuts

by • 10 months ago

A coalition of organizations that try to boost internet access and digital literacy is concerned with the mayor's plan to cut the city's tech budget.

D.C. CTO proposes 'cluster-based' IT inspired by pandemic

by • 10 months ago

Washington CTO Lindsey Parker proposed her office work with "clusters" of agencies to develop technology projects to encourage the city's adoption of enterprise IT.

Budget cuts ahead, D.C. to merge connectivity, 'smart city' programs

by • 10 months ago

Washington D.C. Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker proposed merging the city’s “SmarterDC” and “ConnectDC” programs into a new, community-based project.

D.C. groups oppose city's real-time vehicle location tracking policy

by • 11 months ago

A policy enacted in February by the D.C. transportation department requiring companies to share ride data in real time is facing escalating criticism from privacy advocates and neighborhood groups.