Records Management http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en The rise of citizen data scientists in government http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government <div class="node-body blog-body">LiveStories Founder and CEO Adnan Mahmud explains why empowering "citizen data scientists" with emerging tools can help governments in the struggle to attract new IT talent.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/rise-citizen-data-scientists-government#comments Records Management Viewpoints Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:46:00 +0000 79741 at http://americancityandcounty.com The weakest link in your cybersecurity chain http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/weakest-link-your-cybersecurity-chain <div class="field-deck"> Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and severity, but the best defense may not be technological at all. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and severity, but the best defense may not be technological at all.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/weakest-link-your-cybersecurity-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/weakest-link-your-cybersecurity-chain#comments Government Security Records Management Tue, 30 May 2017 20:40:00 +0000 77831 at http://americancityandcounty.com 6 do’s and don’ts for online passwords http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords <div class="node-body blog-body">SIGNiX CTO John Harris presents best practices for creating secure online passwords.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 17 May 2017 18:25:00 +0000 77661 at http://americancityandcounty.com Chicago launches website featuring scrubbed EPA climate change data http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data <div class="node-body article-body">A new Chicago government website has posted climate change information and data that the Trump Administration had removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data#comments Records Management Sustainability Tue, 09 May 2017 20:52:00 +0000 77531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Screenshot of Chicago&#39;s &quot;Climate Change is Real&quot; <a href="https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/sites/climatechange/home.html" target="_blank">website homepage</a>.</p> Technology ushers governments into the age of the digital office http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office <div class="node-body blog-body">Technical writer Tim Wacker explains how document management software can help governments handle continuously expanding workloads.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/technology-ushers-governments-age-digital-office#comments Smart Communities Records Management Viewpoints Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:22:00 +0000 77301 at http://americancityandcounty.com Albuquerque scammed out of at least $400,000 in electronic fraud scheme http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/albuquerque-scammed-out-least-400000-electronic-fraud-scheme <div class="node-body article-body">A fraudulent billing scheme has swindled Albuquerque, N.M. out of over $400,000.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/albuquerque-scammed-out-least-400000-electronic-fraud-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/albuquerque-scammed-out-least-400000-electronic-fraud-scheme#comments Finance Records Management Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:37:00 +0000 77021 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e4/1%2C5_und_10_Dollarnoten.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Texas city loses 800 employees' W-2s in phishing scam http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam <div class="node-body article-body">A “spear phishing” scam has left 803 current and former employees of San Marcos, Texas, at risk of having confidential information stolen. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam#comments Records Management Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0000 76671 at http://americancityandcounty.com How to make e-signatures work amid high-stakes government hoops http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops <div class="node-body blog-body">Signix Executive Vice President Pem Guerry explains the benefits and best practices for using e-signatures in governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:31:00 +0000 76641 at http://americancityandcounty.com Open data must "lean in" for smart city growth http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/open-data-must-lean-smart-city-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">PlanIT Impact Founder Dominique Davison explains the roles open data can play in sustainable design and smart city improvement.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/open-data-must-lean-smart-city-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/open-data-must-lean-smart-city-growth#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:19:00 +0000 76331 at http://americancityandcounty.com Going paperless in procurement http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement <div class="node-body blog-body">Palo Alto, Calif. Chief Procurement Officer John Montenero explains how he took his department paperless, and how the move has improved the department's operations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement#comments Smart Communities Records Management Procurement Reform Viewpoints Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:44:00 +0000 75871 at http://americancityandcounty.com