A survey of government officials indicates that it is cost savings — not politics — that drives technology purchasing.
NASCIO has selected 30 state IT initiatives in 10 categories as finalists for its 2012 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government.
A self-service Web portal that lets state agencies in Texas choose cloud services from a marketplace of providers could serve as a model for federal agencies.
The Domain Awareness System analyzes data from thousands of cameras, sensors and crime databases in real time, delivering a comprehensive view of threats and activity.
Alaska's enterprise architect offers tips for overcoming migration hurdles to deploying so-called fabric or unified computing.
A private cloud based on unified computing technology has turned Alaska's IT unit into a versatile services provider for the state.
CBP is testing a system that uses speech recognition and voice anomaly-detection software to detect signs that a traveler might be lying.
One-man iPad pilot program now embraces 30 staffers and has reduced office paper use by 90 percent to 95 percent.
Government organizations spending on cloud computing tend to be those that have dealt frist with foundation issues such as enterprise and services-oriented architectures, according to the IDC Government Insights report.
Officers on the street can access the Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Automated Data Services database from their smart phones and tablets in seconds.
Cities.data.gov features data sets from Chicago, Seattle, New York and San Francisco.
The systems, which can capture up to thousands of images per hour, are increasingly popular with police but are raising privacy conerns.
If a student team can build a homemade 3D printer that can produce a boat, the administration's $60 million foray into advanced manufacturing technology could hold promise.
The bureau's first public API will let developers make use of Census statistics, and let people and local governments make use of the apps developers create.
Top state IT leaders have adopted a new strategic plan aimed at putting a stronger emphasis on CIO leadership.