Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka said change agents have good reason to stick around in federal agencies -- but also can find fantastic opportunities at the state and local levels.
Baltimore and Lafayette, La., won $40,000 in seed money from the EPA for their plans to build systems to measure and manage environmental sensor data.
As smart cities start investing in connected devices, there is arguably a much broader threat vector from botnets taking advantage of the unsecured Internet of Things.
The city is asking innovators to think of new ways it can deploy connected technology on existing assets to enhance service delivery.
Unified, multimodal emergency communications can help municipalities share potentially life-saving information more efficiently and effectively.
Data held by local government is a potential goldmine of insights into how to improve people’s lives and their communities, a recent report says. But fundamental changes and best practices are needed for agencies to effectively use it.
The state plans to use its information and communications technology to enhance livability, workability and sustainability in its cities, towns, rural areas and state agencies.
Sea Bright’s “Resilient City” plan aims to serve as a model for other municipalities planning for natural disasters.
An enhanced 911 solution lets users create online safety profiles that include any information they would want response teams to have in an emergency.
Technology used by law enforcement agencies to track the location of a cell phone needs to be better regulated, a House report concluded.
The steady growth in state and local government IT spending will continue, as agencies look to replace legacy systems and protect against cyber threats, a recent report says.
Law enforcement officials say social media is key for both outreach and investigatory purposes, a recent survey shows.
LouieLab is a public-private collaborative coworking space designed to promote and build smart city projects.
The blockchain can become the city’s operating system, invisible yet ubiquitous, improving citizens’ access to services, goods and economic opportunities.
The city’s technology committee has launched a survey to make the technology planning efforts more transparent for residents.