Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund digital innovation teams in six cities
Washington, D.C., San Francisco and four international cities, will split $17 million over the next three years to boost COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Texas AI center boosts efficiency, workforce
New AI projects are shaving off hours of work and enticing more people to work for government, said the AI center's director.
Want to fix unemployment systems? Try the Domino's model
A claims tracker modeled on the pizza chain's delivery updates is one way states responded to their pandemic unemployment surges, according to a guidebook from New America.
Lawmakers look to create cyber training programs at CISA, VA
The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Expansion Act would create apprenticeships and a retraining program for veterans.
Columbus, Ohio, readies 'Smart Columbus 2.0'
Columbus will transform its innovation hub into a nonprofit following the completion of a five-year grant program.
State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds
A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.
There's more to legacy tech than age, outgoing L.A. County CIO says
Bill Kehoe, who's been nominated to be CIO for the State of Washington, said L.A. County's cloud migrations were helpful during the COVID-19 response.
Navy looks to onboard 472,000 users to new virtual environment by end of September
The new platform is called Flank Speed, and is part of the larger DOD365 cloud environment.
Ohio's new CIO sets goals for post-pandemic IT
In an interview, Katrina Flory, who was named statewide CIO June 10, said she's looking forward to a continued expansion of digital services.
It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT
The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.