Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

Houston unveils digital 311 platform


The new Microsoft platform enables residents to file service requests online or by phone, opening up call center staff to work on more complex cases.

Houston offers technical training to low-income residents, students


The City of Houston and Microsoft have announced a new training program to equip residents for technical career transitions during the pandemic.

Houston's tech startup task force is trying to figure out why the giant city is lagging behind


As part of its strategy to draw new startups and stimulate local investment, the task force is now searching for a location for an innovation district hoped to bring the city up to speed.