Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.
Pennsylvania awarded Unisys Corp. a cloud infrastructure contract designed to provide the precision usage of the state’s computing resources and a firm economic footing for IT decision-making.
New Haven, Conn., has become an open-budget town by using OpenGov.com, web-based financial visualization software designed to make public financial data more transparent, interactive and easier to analyze.
The state of California and IBM will offer its state and local agencies a set of public, private and hybrid cloud-based infrastructure services designed to cut costs and pinpoint requirements.
Milwaukee County took advantage of a technology refresh to upgrade its backend completely, making use of software as a service and doing away with its aging server-based infrastructure.
Washington, D.C., announced a new online system for submitting and processing Freedom of Information Act requests to District agencies and new policies on transparency, open government and open data.
Satellite network technology firms partner to offer a 4G network to the public safety and first responder community.
As government agencies experiment with converged infrastructure, they see the outline of the future software defined data center.
With data centers under renovation, some agencies are using the cloud to meet their disaster recovery and business continuity requirements.
In Oakland County, Mich., a reference architecture approach to upgrading the enterprise helps preserve features of its existing data center while providing flexibility to adopt new services.
Agencies are exploring new options for reinvesting in physical infrastructure as new options open up to retool the data center and its features to the needs of government.
The company’s system will help public health departments and health care providers quickly identify and predict sources of foodborne illnesses.
In the last decade, the state of Michigan has achieved near blanket coverage of its Public Safety Communications System, a digital voice IP network of federal, state, tribal and private public safety agencies and police departments across the state.
Researchers at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center have developed a tool that graphically demonstrates the threat posed by high winds and rising water during a storm.
After Detroit established the first city police radio system, the state maintained an upgrade path that kept it at the forefront of local public safety communications.