Tags New York City

NYC joins international coalition for civic innovation

by Ryan Johnston

Along with Berlin, London and Paris, New York City will challenge the public to create digital tools that help small businesses and artists grow.

New York City published a strategy to keep its IoT fair

by Ryan Johnston

A new guide published by New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer aims to serve the city's communities equally and fairly.

NYC asks companies to expand broadband across the city

by Ryan Johnston

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city wants telecommunications companies to use city assets, like street poles, to expand broadband access.

New York City announces winners of mental health innovation challenge

by Ryan Johnston

New York City will pilot a pair of mental health resources — a comic book and a health management system — in two underserved communities.

Small businesses need continued cybersecurity assistance through pandemic, officials say

by Ryan Johnston

Officials from New York and Philadelphia said their cybersecurity education programs need to reach their communities just as much as they do city employees.

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.

Remote work marked 'culmination' of NYC Cyber Command's cloud initiatives, agency heads said

by Ryan Johnston

Keeping the city government running even when no one's in the office has been a vindication, leaders of New York City's cybersecurity agency said.

Facing budget shortfalls, cities begin furloughing tech workers

by Ryan Johnston

Their finances punished by the coronavirus pandemic, cities are preparing to furlough many of their workers, and IT officials are no exemption.

New York City has been on two 'work streams' during pandemic, CIO says

by Benjamin Freed

Citywide CIO Jessica Tisch said the pandemic forced her agency to rush new services online, while also supporting a pivot to remote work for thousands of staff.