Counting cars was once a job in Raleigh — now an AI does it


Officials at the North Carolina capital replaced a slow, manual process of evaluating traffic congestion with cameras powered by machine learning.

Local IT leaders emphasize mission, service delivery


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

Nonprofit hands out grants to boost digital civic engagement in three cities


Next Century Cities is hoping the infusion of funding helps Austin, Louisville and Raleigh better engage their residents with internet-enabled tools.

Bloomberg adds an additional six cities to 'What Works' initiative


The nonprofit arm of Michael Bloomberg’s company now has 27 cities, representing 11 million citizens, targeted for support in using data to improve services.