Government Technology

Adam Stone

Contributing Writer

Twitter: @dcommunities

Recent Articles

3 Ways Governments Are Working to Make Broadband Universally Accessible
August 26, 2016 - Broadband is commonly described as a critical piece of modern infrastructure. Here's how a city, a state and a school district are working to make sure everyone has access.

Emergency System Equips Responders with More Data in Boone County, Mo.
August 08, 2016 - About 2,000 residents have created profiles that include personal and property details that can help inform emergency personnel responding to 911 calls.

NYC's Smart Bench Pilot to Give Detailed Sense of Usage Trends in Highbridge Park
August 05, 2016 - The initiative is part of the city's broader effort to generate data-driven decision-making in its parks department, a move reflected in large and small municipalities nationwide.

Gov Tech Companies Are Finding a Business Model
July 25, 2016 - Investor interest is helping to point a lot of startup energy at government. Does this mean there's a place for innovation at city hall?

Austin, Texas: A Model for Cities Working to Narrow the Broadband Gap?
July 07, 2016 - The city's Office of Digital Inclusion aims to give all residents access to digital and communications technology, and make sure they understand technology and its relevancy to their daily lives.

Rising to the Challenge: How 3 Public CIOs Are Confronting Major Mandates
June 17, 2016 - Structural upheavals and a budget reality that threatened a major connectivity initiative aren't stopping the work of these state and local government CIOs.

A New Smart City Model Is Emerging
June 02, 2016 - Instead of the sweeping overhaul first envisioned, today's smart city initiatives are evolving on a far more modest scale.

Partnership Helps Chicago Leverage Private-Sector Data Analytics Expertise
March 29, 2016 - The city's partnership with insurer Allstate to leverage data analysis as a means to improve city services could represent a new means for public CIOs to take advantage of private-sector expertise.

Introducing the Chief Data Scientist
March 11, 2016 - Though not a widespread approach (yet), some in government are bringing data science in-house.

Jam-Packed C-Suite: How Can 3-Letter Chiefs with Roles that Touch Tech Work Together?
January 18, 2016 - Each has some overlap with the CIO's function, so each state and local government has to work out in its own way just which chief will oversee what domain.

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