“We can only succeed better as we do more collaboration among all the government entities,” said the state’s CTO.
The federal government could do more to promote innovation at the state and local levels by doing less, according to San Jose’s mayor.
There’s no telling what races online adversaries might try to sway, says a Homeland Security official.
A Texas startup believes they have improved on the best practice of social workers riding along with law enforcement. Mayors at SXSW were taken with the idea, awarding the company first prize in their civic tech pitch competition.
Attorneys general are urging Congress to pass legislation cracking down on spam calls.
At SXSW, a beacon of technology idealism, mayors discuss how to deal with the difficult problems that can come with new tech.
The port authority is exploring a new public-private partnership to get the Texas metro area’s unique mix of industries, like cybersecurity and defense, collaborating more.
A group of young entrepreneurs are looking to empower workforce agencies and job seekers, harnessing the power of artificial intelligence.
The public library in a small Texas town used an assessment tool that helped officials eventually upgrade equipment—including buying a 3D printer. One community member used it to make a prosthesis.
Representatives of the technology industry, and some state officials, say having broad privacy laws in each state could curb innovation. But other states leaders argue intervention is necessary to protect consumers.
A D.C.-based startup with roots in the insurance market is using machine learning to predict the probability of car crashes on just about any stretch of road.
Heat Seek records indoor temperatures when renters say their heat is out or insufficient.
COMMENTARY | From ransomware to crypto mining: state and local governments should expect “quieter” attacks.
Making sure officials know what things like artificial intelligence do is a good starting point, according to a new report.
NASCIO opposes the legislation proposed in 23 states. One company has been vocal in advocating for the bills.
From high costs of implementation to more pressing regulatory concerns, current barriers to entry make the technology difficult to implement.
COMMENTARY | In a rural state where agency employees are isolated in far flung locales, a digital transformation meant not just efficiency, but "a cultural revolution."
Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.
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GAO researchers recommended lawmakers give regulators more power to write rules and punish the companies that break them.
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