How Baltimore and Tulsa Are Using Data to Foster Community

“The great thing people need to understand about data—and this was the incorrect understanding I had at first—is it is not about efficiency,” said Tulsa’s mayor.

Connecting People Without Internet Access In Silicon Valley

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Shireen Santosham and Team, Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation & City Manager’s Office of Civic Innovation & Digital Strategy, City of San José, California

New Reports Suggest Amazon Plans to Split Its HQ2 Between 2 Cities

The strategy would allow the company to access even more top tech talent.

Brian Kemp Was Warned of a Cyber Vulnerability. He Weaponized It—Again

Georgia’s secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate has a history of attacking those who point out the flaws in his state’s election cybersecurity.

Here’s What’s Holding Up Florida’s Shift to Year-Round Daylight Saving Time

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Food pantries see more demand … San Antonio short-term rental vote ... dairy woes … and Colo. governor’s final state budget.

Cyber ‘Intrusion Campaigns’ Increasingly Target Utilities

Here are malicious behaviors CIOs can look to help prevent a disruption.

State Attorney General Releases Report on Surge in Data Breaches

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Charleston, S.C. earthquake risk … Texas air pollutants … and Pennsylvania prison mail lawsuits.

How North Carolina Kept 911 Up During Hurricane Florence

The Federal Communications Commission has since documented the effort’s success.

Cities Address Hurdles to Sharing Data

An increasing number of operating systems are available to municipalities looking to streamline data sharing, but a global network wants them thinking about urban resilience as they do.

Report: State CISOs Need to Throw Their Weight Around

Budgets are tight and talent is scarce, but the cyber leaders can change that with their increasing sway within governments.

For State CIO Leadership, Strong Communication Is More Important Than Tech Expertise

Major takeaways from NASCIO’s annual survey of state chief information officers.

Eliminating Tech Tribalism in Government

Are public sector agencies ready take tech collaboration to the next level? Our survey says government officials want to, but don’t know where to start.

Digital Record Deluge Threatens to Swamp States

States allocate less than one-hundredth of one percent of their budget on archives despite exponential data growth.

Most Big Cities Are Planning for Autonomous Vehicles

The National League of Cities has seven recommendations for those looking to launch pilots.

Algorithms Can’t Fix Societal Problems—And Often Amplify Them

Activists and researchers argue that artificial-intelligence tools, including those used by governments, reflect the problems already present in the systems they're automating.

Program Pairing Governments and Startups Launches Latest Round

Participants in the Startup in Residence program are seeking solutions for about 80 “civic challenges.”

State AGs Want FCC Action on ‘Neighbor Spoofing’

These types of robocall scams “cannot be tolerated,” 35 state attorneys general wrote the Federal Communications Commission.