A MeriTalk survey finds that many agencies lack the storage capacity, computing power and personnel to handle the data they have.
Online processes were slowing down in Hampden County's registry of documents, which date back to 1636. An any-format viewer solved the problem.
Tests in New York subways and the Empire State Building could help set new standards for equipment used by firefighters in urban settings.
The hardware and software package from AOptix would allow police and the military to take fingerprint, iris, face and voice readings in the field.
Social workers in Fairfield County, Ohio, no longer have to schedule "paperwork days" after adopting Compass CoPilot for tablets.
Arkansas and South Carolina scrap older systems for cloud-based technologies and big data analytic software.
The Crime Analysis Unit in Alexandria, Va., adopts uReveal, which lets analysts fuse and extract knowledge from any type of data, structured or unstructured.
Government sysadmins are capable of innovation, but it's tough when you're busy maintaining the status quo via manual processes.
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.