Researchers from the Portland, Ore., metro area are collecting data on trees in urban environments to help predict the effects of climate change and resident health, particularly on underserved communities.
Whether it’s e-scooters or driverless cars, cities face the daunting challenge of balancing innovation with public expectations of safety in the streets. The solution can be found with adaptive regulations.
Plus, Code for Philly preps for month-long civic tech event; Maryland-based nonprofit creates mobile learning labs from old shipping containers; and Illinois is recruiting a chief data officer.
Alabama’s capital city has entered into a three-year agreement after a six-month pilot that saw roughly 80 garbage trucks there outfitted with the RUBICONSmartCity platform to better manage routes and maintenance.
The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network is a nonprofit that facilitates 38 programs at universities across the country and their work with their communities to generate high-tech solutions.
CIOs face increasing pressure to deliver badly needed change on a number of fronts. Here are 10 steps on how to accelerate transformation that can meet and exceed these expectations.
Together with the Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart Cities Operation and Research, the Nashville Fire Department and the city’s IT agency created a tool that uses predictive modeling to forecast emergency response times.
With limited time, expanding technological demands and a litany of constraints, state CIOs have to focus on the essentials to ensure success in their job and in meeting the needs of their citizens.
The idea behind posting the data online is to make it readily available to the public and media, as well as researchers who may be able to look at the data and provide insights back to the Department of the Medical Examiner.
Plus, Stanford University policy lab releases data on millions of U.S. traffic stops; three takeaways from Open Data Day 2019; and San Antonio passes a new cross-agency data-sharing agreement.
Open data offers great promise, but also some risk.
Plus, New York City uses its kiosks to showcase historic photos; three world cities form a coalition for digital rights; and a weekly Chicago civic tech meetup evolves into a nonprofit.
The Internet of Things is growing and so is the risk of exploitation.
How this years’ winners are focusing their talents on transforming government.
This year's awardees are building a gov tech legacy from inside and outside the CIO's office.
Understanding the behavior of end users is key to building positive government-constituent interactions.
It’s not always obvious how an internal department can benefit from social media.
There is an old bit of legislative language in Washington state about imagining the future and then building it. That is still going on here in large measure.