After more than eight years as CIO and director of the Information Services Department with San Mateo County, Calif., Jon Walton has stepped down. A recruitment will be conducted for a permanent replacement.
Plus, Baltimore unveils a new data dashboard related to traffic stops; a Tennessee accelerator pushes to boost tech companies in the state; New Mexico seeks to improve Internet access and more.
Having recently opened an office in Morgantown, West Virginia, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company will recruit new employees from the university and focus on education, health care and prosperity.
Some experts place at least partial blame on COVID-19 for the recent onslaught of cyber attacks on public and private entities. Between May 2020 and May 2021, the FBI saw complaints about cyber crime jump by 1 million.
A partnership between Urban Spatial and a University of Pennsylvania professor aims to make it easier for city planners to gauge resident preference for preserving historic homes against need for higher-density housing.
The University of Texas at San Antonio has named a founding director for its new School of Data Science, David Mongeau, who will lead the new facility as a hub for research, professional development and partnerships.
Qlarion, which made some waves with an opioid epidemic-focused project with the state of Virginia, is joining GCOM in a move indicative of its push toward diversification in its gov tech services.
During the 2021 Code for America Summit earlier this month, experts discussed lessons they have learned using data to guide resource allocation and intervention efforts while combating housing insecurity.
Citizen data scientists documenting algae and water conditions from their docks at Lake Wallenpaupack will play a key role in a community-led water quality monitoring program, officials have said.
In a 16-month initiative, the National Governors Association is working with eight states on health policies that could enhance data sharing and improve identity management and cost effectiveness.