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New York City graduates first class of pandemic 'Innovation Fellows'

by Ryan Johnston

A class of 14 technologists helped the city complete several initiatives, including broadband mapping and a dashboard to track hate crimes across the five boroughs.

California Gov. Newsom unveils unemployment-tech 'strike team'

by Ryan Johnston

The new team includes Code For America Founder Jennifer Pahlka, who will help streamline an outdated process that has resulted in what Gov. Gavin Newsom called an "unacceptable" claims backlog.

After aiding pandemic projects, U.S. Digital Response sees a future with government

by Ryan Johnston

Leaders of the nonprofit group U.S. Digital Response said that what started as an emergency project to help government during the pandemic may stick around after the health crisis has ended.

New York State launches digital services office

by Colin Wood

The New York State Digital Service will recruit cohorts of mid-career professionals in 18-month tours to improve government's digital services.

DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment

by Jackson Barnett

The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.