Rice University awards more than $1.6 million in startup competition
A team that enables gas stations to update prices and track sales remotely won the top prize at the annual competition.
IT and cyber collaboration was key in Ohio U.'s pandemic response
A network engineer and a security engineer from Ohio University described how they've worked closely during the pandemic to keep the school's network secure.
Want to be data-driven? Don't fear failure, county official says
Pima County, Arizona, overcame its data habits, and yours can too, said Scott Zufelt, deputy director of the county’s Office of Data Analytics.
Michigan State launches VR app to fight unconscious bias
The app helps users recognize racism and unconscious bias to help support diversity, equity and inclusion.
Temple's online MBA students tap VR for second year
The emerging technology has received "enthusiastic feedback" from students in its second year of use, a Temple University professor said.
Agencies gain ‘momentum’ appointing Evidence Act leadership
Chief data officers, statistical officials and evaluation officers have mostly been designated and are collaborating on councils, according to one OMB official.
Vermont is modernizing its IT with ‘capability tiers’
Vermont Chief Technology Officer Mark Combs said the state's breaking down many "monolithic" applications to standardize functionality across the enterprise.
South Carolina, Apple to build computer labs promoting digital equity
The state plans to use pandemic relief funds to build computer labs for people who live near the University of South Carolina and a historically Black college.
Biden’s GSA administrator pick Robin Carnahan boasts strong tech credentials
Robin Carnahan founded and led the state and local government practice at 18F, GSA's tech consultancy.
How Montana is navigating its 'work-from-anywhere' policy
Montana CTO Matt Van Syckle said continued remote work will require new considerations of state government's software and cybersecurity capabilities.