Debra Lam

Georgia Tech awards technology grants to four cities to improve services


Four cities around Georgia each received $50,000 in the second year of the research university's Georgia Smart Communities Challenge program.

'You have to help people understand' smart city benefits, mayors say


Tech-driven improvements work best when officials explain them in terms the public can digest, said speakers at a forum on women and smart cities.

Pittsburgh's new innovation lead turns agency's attention inward


Lee Haller says he's been directed to focus less on external projects and more on improving the internal processes that make government work.

Pittsburgh's first innovation chief moves on


Debra Lam, a city innovator who helped launch dozens of initiatives, heads south.

Pittsburgh publishes new IT innovation roadmap


The Pennsylvania city's chief innovation and performance officer is unveiling a new blueprint for future IT innovation.