FCC's Connect America Fund received over $255 million to provide broadband access to homes and businesses in rural areas of 41 states.
The state's Department of Revenue plans to combat tax refund fraud with a new identity management system slated to debut this month.
Financial pressures and the drive to provide better citizen services have cities looking, and slowly moving, to the cloud. Here’s how to start the process.
Corrections facilities across the United States are turning to virtual-meetings tech to help eliminate the expense and logistics of managing in-person visits, reduce contraband and provision health care.
The Austin Police Department replaced its aging VHS video recording system with a faster, greener, more cost-effective digital system to document police activity on the streets.
Citizens can draft, edit and view the bill's history via a wiki set up by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto.
Infor Implementation Accelerators deliver templates via Web platforms and desktop customization for common government processes.
A combination of cloud computing and business analytics has helped the city of Montreal track the habits of individual public transit riders — and reward their loyalty.
Badge Buddy cuts down on officers' reliance on dispatchers for relaying of noncritical information, saving time, improving efficiency.
The D.C. government used analytics to transform a social media project from a one-way public relations effort into a community-based platform for listening to residents and collaborating on public-service improvements.
Red Bank now conducts its tax lien auctions online, speeding payments and improving efficiency.
In an effort to expand open-source PDF conversion options, the Sunlight Foundation is holding the PDF Liberation Hackathon, dedicated to improving open-source tools for PDF extraction.
The Commonwealth teams up with universities and high tech firms to launch a cloud marketplace geared to sharing compute capacity and services.
The roll-out of Chicago's new electronic open-fare public transit payment system has been stymied by authentication and accounting errors.
The open-source cluster computing tool called Spark speeds programming and can run up to 100 times faster than Hadoop Map Reduce.