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Delaware's CIO isn't giving up on his data analytics vision
Sometimes projects run into roadblocks. Delaware CIO James Collins says the keys to advancing are diligence and persistence.
NYC data office looks to evolve past 'startup mentality'
The city's Mayors Office of Data Analytics is now a permanent agency. Now, its officials are moving ad hoc processes into advanced analytics strategies.
Virginia signs Unisys for $242 million data center contract
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency announced Wednesday it has awarded a six-year $242.4 million contract to Unisys to manage its server, storage and data center services. The contract joins five others already signed by the state and other vendors as part of its new services model that allows a variety of shorter contracts from different suppliers, rather than the single IT contract the state has held with Northrop Grumman since…
How one Virginia county benefited by moving data to the cloud
Fairfax County benefits from improved operational intelligence and cost savings from a reduced data center footprint, a new report says.
How to strengthen security seamlessly with cloud
State and local government agencies are turning to cloud to streamline and strengthen their organizations' cybersecurity efforts.
As Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe passes the torch, his technology Cabinet looks back
On Saturday, Gov.-elect Ralph Northam will be sworn in as Virginia’s new leader, replacing Terry McAuliffe and bringing a new Cabinet with him. And while the incoming Democrat has telegraphed his intention to continue the commonwealth’s efforts on technology workforce development, education, economic development, data analytics and autonomous systems, the transition marks the end of a short but influential pro-technology reign under McAuliffe. Northam hasn’t yet named his secretary of…
Find path to innovation with open source, cloud
For some state and local governments, emerging technology brings just as many opportunities as challenges. Citizens continue to demand services on pace with what they can find in the private sector, while governments are struggling to embrace methodologies that will help them meet the opportunity inherent in this emerging tech. All the while, the difficulties of legacy modernization and cybersecurity continue to make it harder for state and local government…
Startup in Residence expands nationally with aspirations of a civic network
Organizers are now setting their sights on economies of scale as the program grows.
To jumpstart data-driven decision making in government, Socrata launches Data Academy
To meet a widespread desire among government entities for “improved data-driven decision making,” data software firm Socrata has launched a new training program for government called Socrata Data Academy. Announced Tuesday as customizable in-person workshops designed “for each organization’s needs,” paired with a series of free online course materials, the Academy seeks to fill gaps in cross-agency data training that some organizations may not be able to provide themselves. Local…