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Adam Stone

The municipalities ranged in jurisdiction from Silicon Valley to Southern California to the Inland Empire, but all emphasized innovation and connecting with residents.
In the Digital Counties Survey, California counties took 12 of the 58 honors. Here, we break down each of the honorees within the state and provide a glimpse into what put them in the spotlight.
The Coachella Valley Water District has updated its IT infrastructure, one aspect of a $16 million capital improvement plan aimed at improving data management, simplifying payments and boosting conservation.
Even with only two major business systems up and running on the new platform, the district has already reaped tangible benefits from the upgrade, which has enabled it to shut down more than a dozen servers.
Ten California municipalities were among those earning top honors in the Digital Cities Survey. What do these efforts have in common? All take the IT department far beyond the role of a mere service provider.
Agencies across the state tackled diverse government needs, from streamlining the lottery to delivering improved human services.
California counties fared well across categories in the prestigious Digital Counties Survey, with Sonoma and Nevada counties taking first-place honors and others placing in the top 10.
5G wireless networks could accelerate the smart city revolution. But the technology's hefty price tag has meant few takers so far.
Officials in Santa Clara say a deployment of real-time digital transit signage didn’t deliver the desired result. Now they’re taking a second bite at the apple.
In partnership with, the city has invited former IT executives to bring a new dimension to the public-sector workforce.
The board meeting in Sacramento highlighted several areas that FirstNet considers to be solidly in place, including a network operations team, a customer service team, a “forward-looking” budget and a test lab.
Investor interest is helping to point a lot of startup energy at government. Does this mean there's a place for innovation at city hall?
Jeff Uyeda, executive partner of the Financial Information System for California (Fi$Cal), talks about what it is like to run a high-stakes project.