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Esri, Waze Partnership: A Growing Trend in Sharing Data for the Benefit of All?
November 22, 2016 - Local governments are combining geospatial data and crowdsourced information to ease congestion.
2016 Digital Cities: Winners Focus on Transparency, Security, Infrastructure
November 09, 2016 - This year's top digital cities know data demands are only going to grow, and they want to be prepared.
Colorado Appoints First Digital Transformation Officer
November 02, 2016 - Brandon Williams may be the first-ever state digital transformation officer.
Chatbots Debut in North Carolina, Allow IT Personnel to Focus on Strategic Tasks
October 12, 2016 - If successful, the experiment could be expanded to several other areas within the state - and ultimately allow people to do more meaningful and valuable work.
5 Ways the Chicago-London Data Alliance Will Bolster Data Sharing, Collaboration
October 10, 2016 - At the end of September, the mayors of Chicago and London signed a memorandum of understanding committing the two cities to working together on a number of data-based projects.
Hackers Reportedly Probed Voter Registration Systems in 20 States
September 30, 2016 - A U.S. official said nearly half of U.S. states have experienced attempted hacks of their voter registration systems so far.
White House Open Data Innovation Summit: Open Data's Full Potential Is Just Being Realized
September 28, 2016 - The inaugural event brought together government trailblazers, entrepreneurs, companies, advocates and civic innovators using federal open data across all sectors to discuss the continuation of open data progress going forward.
Study: Government Privacy Programs Lack Sufficient Resources
October 16, 2015 - Low budgets and a lack of staff resources in government threaten the effectiveness of government privacy programs.
Florida Education, Government Collaborate to Help Meet Future Workforce Demands
September 03, 2015 - The state has expanded a cooperative partnership that links Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with secondary schools to increase the aerospace STEM proficiency of Florida's students - and prepare a future workforce.
California Launches Data-Driven OpenJustice Dashboard
September 03, 2015 - OpenJustice will make large amounts of criminal justice data available to the public with an overall goal of improving safety, strengthening trust, enhancing government accountability and informing public policy.