The state's IP Next Generation 911 network will not be fully up and running until well beyond the original 18-month timetable, pointing up the need to set realistic goals in pioneering tech programs.
Alabama's Next Generation 911 system will be one of the first in the nation to move all of the state's 911 traffic to an IP network, opening the door for advanced text, video and data services.
In launching shared services, agencies find ways to build awareness of their offerings and to overcome misunderstanding about the cloud.
Government agencies must decide whether sharing services from cloud providers could be cheaper than building their own.
The StarChase system includes an air launcher in the grill of a cruiser and sticky GPS devices that attach to a vehicle so it can be tracked.
Risk assessment programs weigh factors beyond the traditional considerations of parole boards and seem to be having an effect.
Seattle's collaboration with the FBI and a DHS fusion center helped thwart attacks from China, but that kind of information sharing doesn't happen enough, a new report says.
IBM researchers are working with the Florida city to develop an application that detects patterns and activities from a variety of data sources.
As HealthCare.gov flounders, some of the health insurance exchanges that states established have been running smoothly.
A cloud-based Web filtering and policy enforcement service helped the city of Aspen sharply reduce browser infections, but it doesn't replace antivirus protection.
Outsourcing Domain Name Services and Web policy enforcement to OpenDNS saves the Colorado city and county money while improving security.
The state expects electronic plates to save money on processing registrations and mailing, though the plan has raised privacy concerns.
CipherPoint data security software prevents privileged IT administrators, attackers from accessing sensitive information across on-premise and cloud-based collaboration systems.
Maryland, with the help of federal Recovery Act dollars, has added 800 miles of high-speed fiber to its statewide broadband network linking schools, governments and businesses.
Location-based wireless services are in high demand, especially in public safety, but getting an accurate fix on mobile devices remains a challenge.