While first responders wait for the creation of a single nationwide public safety network, a variety of technologies are already providing interoperability.
Agencies getting into gamification need to know their audience, starting with which of the four types of gamers they want to attract.
The emerging Long Term Evolution standard offers a path toward a national public safety network that will provide mission-critical reliability with commercial availability.
The success of the First Responder Network Authority's plan for a nationwide network depends on meeting the needs of more than 60,000 federal, state, local and tribal agencies.
The new federal organization has the daunting task of creating a first-of-its kind network with unprecedented geographic coverage and reliability for more than 60,000 federal, state, local and tribal agencies.
Cloud-based services let residents and city employees report problems; North Miami Beach wants to use that data to anticipate problems and allocate resources.
The rugged tablets, along with DRS Technologies' EVDO routers, will let crew establish two-way links from the scene of an emergency to a hospital.
Agile development tactics break projects into smaller chunks, let IT teams keep up with changes, and prevent “scope creep.”
Some agencies are tackling their records management problems by deciding not to digitize paper records.
DB Connect integrates structured data from relational databases with machine data, giving analyst better insights to make informed decision in real-time.
Group has developed a standard features set to use for fingerprint identification, and NIST now has the technical specs to make searches interoperable.
Humboldt County, Calif., streamlines its permitting process with Interneer BPM software, which features drag-and-drop management and public access for tracking applications.
The Aegis Secure Key, with a numeric keypad and 256-bit AES encryption, meets the standards for FIPS 140-2 Level 3.
Using a robotic LIDAR platform, Philadelphia captured building interiors with CAD, 3D and video models of the structures and their contents, even furniture.
Iowa has adopted Dwolla's real-time, fixed-fee online and mobile payment system and plans to use the platform at all levels of state government.