In the face of COVID-19, government agencies looked to drones, thermal sensing and other sometimes controversial tech to help track and trace the virus and maintain public health. Will a new-found open-mindedness last?
As automation becomes an ever-more viable tool for government for everything from cameras on light poles to using AI to set prisoners’ bail, can policymakers ensure it is used responsibly and ethically?
Get to know the country’s newest state chief information officers. Our profiles detail their adaptability in the face of the pandemic and the other most pressing technology issues on their agendas.
In the past year, a dozen new state chief information officers have taken up their roles, many amid the early throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what they're up to in the months ahead.
Interim New York State Chief Information Officer Jeremy Goldberg discusses the transition from city to state IT, and what lessons from initiatives like Startup in Residence can be applied at higher levels.
California has led the way as state legislatures grapple with how to protect the vast amount of data citizens share online every day. In the absence of federal policy, a variety of tactics are being explored in states.