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Last week for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Last call for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards that honor outstanding federal, state and local government IT projects are due Friday, June 5.

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Time is running out: GCN Awards nominations due June 5

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

GCN Awards

GCN opens nominations for 2015 GCN Awards

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

can states take advantage of fedramp

Can states take advantage of FedRAMP?

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is the law of the land for federal agencies looking to the cloud, but could FedRAMP become a broader standard for other governments as well?

red light camera

Red light cameras up for debate

While red light camera systems promise a revenue stream and safer intersections, some cities are not so sure.

how mobile apps affect the enterprise

Behind the app: Integrating mobile into the enterprise

Not all agencies have the back-end systems integration or maintenance resources to get the most out of customer-facing mobile apps.

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DHS delivers geospatial data as a service for first responders

The Department of Homeland Security pushes remote sensing imagery and GIS data through Terra Pixel to provide information to first responders.

cupertino upgrades enterprise resource planning system

Cupertino cuts reporting time from two weeks to five minutes

A new financial management and HR system offers highly flexible permissions, near-real-time reporting.

returned mail costly to government

Automated services key to containing mail costs

Clean, validated data and automated processes can help agencies limit their exposure to costs associated with undelivered mail.

HHS emPower tool shows location of storms and people using electrically dependent medical equipment

HHS launches mapping tool to protect at-risk Medicare patients

The emPOWER Map helps communities and first responders identify and plan for those with electricity-dependent medical equipment who may need assistance in power outages.

workforce management technology

How small towns can access big ticket cloud services

Workforce management technology might be beyond the budgets of smaller municipalities, but a shared services marketplace in Oakland County, Mich., puts it within reach.

impact of mobile on local government

How mobile impacts local government communications

America’s appetite for mobile information has moved the needle on digital local government from ‘because we can’ to ‘because we must.’

IRS, industry to share data to fight tax fraud

IRS, industry to share data to fight tax fraud

The Internal Revenue Services has joined forces with state government and industry groups to strengthen taxpayer authentication and protect identity.

IBM moves coplink to the cloud

Crime fighting data, software move to the cloud

IBM i2 COPLINK on Cloud gives police access to more than a billion law enforcement documents to help them uncover relationships and patterns when investigating crime.