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.
Using open source technology, in-house development expertise and a scalable cloud architecture, the New York City Transportation Department created iRideNYC, a much-needed mobile transit solution at a fraction of the estimated cost.
A partnership between the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads and Bytegrid Holdings will provide a secure, advanced infrastructure platform for the research and education community across the mid-Atlantic region.
By following Kentucky’s enterprise infrastructure standards, the health exchange can more easily access information and interact with other parts of the government health insurance system.
Boston University’s smart-city cloud platform is designed to use cloud and big data technologies to improve transportation, energy, public safety, asset management and social services in the City of Boston and across Massachusetts.
The Alamance County, N.C., Electronic Protective Order System cut the wait time for protective orders in half, ensured privacy and safety for victims during the process and increased enrollment in counseling and legal services.
The Seattle Police Department is using its crime data as part of a new program that’s aimed at quickly addressing crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents.
State and local IT managers should familiarize themselves with the federal government’s new guide on launching digital citizen engagement services, a former state CIO said.
How a technology team at a SmartAmerica Challenge built an Internet of Things prototype to create a sensor network for automating public housing safety alerts.
In automating a workflow process, the success depends largely on how well the underlying process has been designed.
The challenges of controlling physical access in emergencies may be solved by a nationwide network of standard first responder credentials.
Fairfax County's mapping team has developed the Police Event search engine and mapping tool that makes crime data open and easy to use for both developers and end users.
The Texas Department of Public Safety's mobile app gives Texans access to the state's Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program and other valuable resources.
Houston has expanded the city’s 311 non-emergency reporting system from a telephony-based network to one that now supports email, a web mobile app and heat maps of citizen calls.
The state of Utah has learned that in mobile technology, it pays to track where the adoption curve is trending rather than to wait for users to arrive first, says state chief technology officer David Fletcher.