Oakland

Longtime San Leandro, Calif., IT manager moving to Oakland

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Tony Batalla, who also spent four months as CIO in Santa Cruz County, will lead an 85-person IT department in the Bay Area city.

Oakland, Calif., expects to close 90% of its digital divide within five years

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A new partnership with a broadband nonprofit is hoped to accelerate city efforts to expand internet access.

Oakland, California's CIO stepped down this month

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Oakland, California, CIO Andrew Peterson rejoined the private sector after more than four years leading technology projects in the San Francisco Bay Area city.

Oakland, Calif., set to ban predictive policing, biometric surveillance tools

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The Oakland City Council is set to prohibit local police from using the oft-criticized law enforcement technologies, the city's chief privacy officer said.

Local IT leaders emphasize mission, service delivery

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Winners of the Local IT Leader of the Year LocalSmart award say serving their communities is what drives them to serve.

Want government collaboration? Grab coffee, think deeply

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Oakland, California’s digital engagement officer says resource-strapped local governments can improve interjurisdictional partnership through careful strategy.

Creating quality digital services essential but time-consuming, say California IT leaders

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State, city and county agencies are catering to convenience by putting more of their services online, but often at a humble pace.

Tool to report police misconduct launches in Oakland, California

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The new online reporting tool will be managed by a civilian-led oversight board created last year in an attempt to regain the public's trust in its police force.

No more Ghost Ship fires: Oakland designs new public safety data system

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By tying its databases together, the city will pursue a new violation tracking system that allows government to detect possible disasters before they claim lives.

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