Gabe Klein

Biden transition leans on state and local tech experience


The president-elect's transition advisers include several current and former state and local IT officials, like former Santa Clara County, Calif., CIO Ann Dunkin.

What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name


From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.

Former city executives launch startup consulting firm for smart cities


CityFi — formed by veterans of Chicago, D.C., and New York city governments — will work with localities and companies that want to deploy connected sensor technologies.