San Mateo County

San Mateo, Calif., wants its new emissions dashboard to spark public conversation


The Google-created tool shows estimates of how much pollution is being created by vehicles and buildings in the heart of Silicon Valley.

California counties ink GIS contracts to build next-generation 911


San Mateo and Merced counties hired a public safety-dedicated GIS company to aggregate and develop maps and databases suitable for the next generation of emergency dispatch systems.

How a California county gained cloud-like benefits in its on-premises infrastructure


San Mateo County’s CIO modernized legacy infrastructure using hyperconverged solutions, streamlining deployment and scaling of its data center resources.

'Small Places, Big Ideas' innovation cohort for local governments announced


Twenty-five local governments will be admitted into the program to develop solutions to a common government problem.

'Smart cities' contemplate turning big data into big money


As cities accumulate more data than ever before, questions emerge of whether they should charge third-party developers who want to use it.