Small businesses need continued cybersecurity assistance through pandemic, officials say
Officials from New York and Philadelphia said their cybersecurity education programs need to reach their communities just as much as they do city employees.
Philadelphia launches $17 million free-internet campaign
A new initiative supported by Comcast and T-Mobile is the first phase of a digital equity program the city says will use public-private partnerships for “reimagining public technology access services.”
Philadelphia's first 'Pitch & Pilot' aims to reduce waste with tech
The effort is the latest to bring the private sector into the city government's fold and compensate for limited workforce.
Philadelphia revitalizes 'smart city' plan with change management
As The City of Brotherly Love works to get smarter, city CIO Mark Wheeler says governance and strategic planning are key.
Philadelphia's new controller puts tech in the spotlight
Philadelphia city government could soon see some new technology initiatives coming from an unexpected place. Rebecca Rhynhart easily won the city’s controller election Tuesday over Republican Mike Tomlinson to become Philadelphia’s first female controller on Tuesday. Rhynhart, a Democrat who was formerly the city’ treasurer and later its budget director, also spent most of 2016 serving a prominent role in the city’s technology policymaking from her position as the chief…