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Local officials tout importance of partnerships during pandemic


Local governments seeking greater use of data to drive their services should consider partnerships with private companies now more than ever, several officials said during an online event.

New York State shares lessons from COVID-19 tech 'SWAT teams'


The state Office of Information Technology Services published a "playbook" based on the rapid projects it had to undertake during the worst of the pandemic.

How cities can strike smarter deals with private broadband network providers


A group of community broadband advocates argue cities can work successfully with companies to build municipal networks, but need to carefully structure their deals.

Idaho governor establishes cybersecurity task force


On Monday, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter signed an executive agreement forming Idaho’s first cybersecurity task force, a move that comes in response to a stream of online assaults that he said threaten the state’s citizens and economy.

Missouri taps S&P settlement for tech partnership


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is channeling proceeds from a Justice Department settlement with Standard & Poor's to bolster a public-private state partnership for technology entrepreneurship.