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The State CDO Network, convened by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, met in January to reflect on their role in their state’s pandemic response and set priorities for 2021.
Building on the early successes of moving citizen-facing services online, the city of Indianapolis is broadening digital transformation efforts, adding new facets through new partnerships.
Through a compilation of cellphone location tracking data, Google has painted a picture of how Californians have changed their travel habits as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Pittsburgh’s partnership with Google Cloud is in the early stages of changing how the city’s 19 departments store, analyze and protect data while boosting the services staff can offer to residents.
The company has been growing in recent years, gathering city customers around the world and expanding into curb management and street closure solutions. Now its investors are re-upping, and new ones are jumping aboard.
The Hoosier Talent Network, built out of a partnership between the state of Indiana and Eightfold AI, will help jobseekers find fitting employment with a little help from artificial intelligence.
From communicating with residents to building lines of communication with county and state entities, four mayors discussed their experience with using open data in local government during a virtual event last Friday.
Portland Metro, an elected planning body serving the greater Portland, Ore. region, is no longer working with movement data company Replica, due to disagreements around the level of data the company would share.
The move brings Zencity's sentiment monitoring tools together with Elucd's polling technology, which the companies hope will give public officials a better way to see how the public responds to their actions.
The new system, developed in partnership with IBM, will allow users to print out their negative test results or vaccine status or store the information in a smartphone app for use at certain venues.
The police force of Durham, N.C., has teamed up with SAS Institute to create a data system that will put a spotlight on exemplary police work and reveal cases where officers may need training or counseling.
A federal district court in southern California has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s collection of real-time trip data from shared mobility providers.
Data from marginalized communities is often underreported, meaning their needs are hidden from policymakers. President Biden’s initial actions on equitable data pave a path for state and local governments to follow.
Officials predict city budgets will be cut anywhere from 15 to 40 percent in the next year. The best way to do more with less is to use data as a tool to find out what works and where there’s opportunity to save.
Fraud can cost government programs such as unemployment insurance millions. Two companies that help the public sector identify it, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Accuity, are merging their products and data together.
The accounting, payroll and HR tech company sees its new offering as the future version of its current products. Here's Springbrook's plan for building up the solution and giving customers an easier path to the cloud.
Plus, the Federal Chief Data Officers Council has launched a new website with an absolutely perfect URL, the U.S. Treasury tapes artificial intelligence to help parse spending bills faster and more.
Urban SDK occupies the relatively competitive space of transportation and transit data analytics. The startup, which has an eye toward expanding beyond the public sector, has pulled in $1.7 million from investors.
Plus, an open source tool tracks first 100 days in office for new Baltimore mayor; Baton Rouge, La., releases an open data policy report with plans for expansion, and Houston looks to hire a new CDO.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is gaining new facial recognition technology called Simplified Arrival to speed up the process for international travelers passing through customs.