Teri Takai

State, local tech leaders push for post-pandemic modernization


NASCIO Executive Director Doug Robinson and other tech leaders told members of Congress how state and local tech can mature after COVID-19.

Counties need cyber disaster plans, too


Two former CIOs stressed emergency planning and collaboration that starts in the executive office to county-government leaders worried about cyberattacks.

Apps for connected vehicles, body cam analytics among projects for $38.5 million in NIST public safety grants


Public safety gets its first look at the software that will drive advanced capabilities of its nationwide public safety data network.

Beyond core public-safety network, FirstNet offers ‘ecosystem’ for software developers


Developer tools, an app store, and cybersecurity requirements will all be included for companies seeking to support public safety, a board member of the federal agency says.

FirstNet board member: Project remains on track for May RFP deadline


Teri Takai believes the effort to build a nationwide public safety broadband network is on schedule, following an extension in its solicitation.