An app that Los Angeles recently released indicates that cloud is a blank canvas that state and local governments can use to provide almost any public service.
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Chatbots use AI to simulate human conversation, and agencies nationwide are finding them valuable for constituent and information services.
IoT is the network of machines, objects, animals and humans that have unique identifiers and can transfer data via the internet. The field is growing.
Jeanne Holm, Deputy Chief Information Officer of the City of Los Angeles, explained some of these advancements to kick off GovLoop’s virtual summit.
“Customers want better services, but we’re also trying to be ahead of the game and be innovative and look out at other cities and [the] private sector to see if we can leverage their work,” said Ted Ross, the city’s CIO.
This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, the Open Data Playbook for Government. Download the full guide here. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is serious about using data to solve everyday challenges for residents. So much so that he named former Code for America Co-Executive Director Abhi Nemani the city’s first CDORead… Read more »
Every city has them, the unusable old buildings and empty lots that remain cut off from the public sphere. They’re former factories or disposal areas where hazardous substances, pollutants, or other contaminant is hanging around for one reason or another. They’re undeveloped, contaminated, usually abandoned, and they’re a thorn in the side of any communityRead… Read more »
According to Steve Towns at Government Technology,”cloud computing” is among the developments that have received the most attention in government in recent memory. It is, one might say, the LeBron James of government technology… lots of hype, but no championships… yet Cloud Computing Meets Reality It’s hard to think of a technology that’s received moreRead… Read more »
The Los Angeles Fire Department is a pioneer among public safety agencies and emergency responders in the usage of social media. The Department’s initial social media efforts began in 2005 and have since garnered recognition nationwide. LAFD’s presence is spread across multiple social media channels including Twitter, Facebook (look up the group “Los Angeles FD),Read… Read more »
I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of community and how this applies to the digital world. It is something that a lot of people talk about, but I fear it is from learning the buzz words instead of from real understanding. The concept of a community is not new. In fact it isRead… Read more »