smart state

Illinois rounds up local governments for smart street lighting workshop


Officials say smart streetlights are a foundational technology that will serve as a first step in Illinois' ambitious smart state initiative.

NGA Future launches to advise states on emerging tech


A new division of the National Governors Association will convene a network of experts to help governors understand how to capitalize on fast-moving technologies like AI, bitcoin and the Internet of Things.

Virginia 'Smart Cities' workgroup will gather and guide localities


The governor has created a new coalition charged with writing policies and providing feedback on emerging smart city issues, while convening the broader community.

Illinois launches drive to become first 'smart state' using IoT


CIO Hardik Bhatt wants to jump start the state's use of connected technologies, taking a page from "smart cities" playbook.