Mayor Bill de Blasio named Minerva Tantoco as first New York City CTO Tuesday night in an announcement that was greeted with applause and cheers at the September meeting of the New York Tech Meet-Up. In his remarks, De Blasio said her task would be to develop a coordinated strategy for technology and innovation as […]
Ariel Kennan on innovation within government
Ariel Kennan on innovation within government Government is full of people who are incredibly well intentioned and who want to improve our cities. But sometimes I think public servants get held back by the larger systems of government, like procurement, human resources, and technology delivery. I’m really interested in how to bring new skills to […]
Innovating Gotham: Lara Torvi & Modernizing Government Technology
Innovating Gotham: Lara Torvi & Modernizing Government Technology Q: Why do you work in government? A: I’m fascinated by the intersection of technology and public service. There are so many ways government can harness technology and I love seeing the direct impact of that work. I’m also driven by the challenges of an organization as […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning to dramatically expand a program that embeds appointees among the executive chamber and into state agencies to work on his priority projects and help form state policy. Cuomo looks to expand fellows program – Times Union
25 Tech Ideas for Improving Your Community
25 Tech Ideas for Improving Your Community Here are a number of interesting ideas for a 21st Century New York City.