Julia Edinger is a staff writer for Government Technology. She has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Toledo and has since worked in publishing and media. She's currently located in Southern California.
To encourage city agencies to reimagine and transform their internal and public-facing services, Philadelphia, Penn., has established an accessible and flexible innovation grant process.
Plus, Maryland lawmakers have approved the creation of a new state digital equity office, the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance has launched a new pandemic recovery innovation challenge, and more.
A congressional hearing last month took up the sticky issue of when and how to hold companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter accountable for misinformation. Lawmakers are now faced with a regulatory maze.
The North Dakota Information Technology Department is focusing on several new initiatives to increase cybersecurity across government agencies as well as for the individuals they serve.
As local water departments look to modernize their infrastructure with available technology, several cities are already laying out a model that utilizes artificial intelligence.
Government agencies of all sorts had to adapt their public communication strategies to address the public health crisis of COVID-19. Those who did so with a human approach found a lasting connection with their audiences.
The Internet has become a breeding ground for trolls and comments that aren’t fit for public consumption. But what responsibility do government social media managers have in moderating this feedback on official channels?
Governments of all sizes have struggled to put boundaries around social media use, occasionally running into controversy and scandal. In today’s connected world, those with the logins need to play by a set of rules.
Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools has partnered with OmniLife VR to bring educational virtual reality technology into its classrooms, with the goal of creating new learning experiences and keeping kids engaged.
The novel coronavirus pandemic left many across the state of Rhode Island unemployed and seeking work in 2020, so a unique solution was born: a partnership that would modernize and simplify the search for a job.
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.
Following the high-profile cyber attacks involving Microsoft and SolarWinds, government agencies are taking a closer look at the risks posed by third-party vendors and how they respond to incidents like these.
Access Indiana has seen appreciable growth in 2021. Now about 400,000 users look to the portal to connect to a variety of government services via a secure system that only requires one set of login credentials.
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.