A new report released by the IBM Center for The Business of Government highlights methods cities are using for IT better management, engagement and service.
The New Orleans Fire Department used data analytics to identify households at risk for fires and conduct door-to-door smoke alarm outreach.
New Gartner analysis finds broad similarities at different levels of government, but decidedly different rankings of public-sector CIO's biggest worries.
The Next-Generation Incident Command System is a mobile, web-based system designed to speed collaboration and enhance situational awareness.
Virginia Tech graduate students built a tool that integrates local open data with an Ebola response model to aid emergency response to flooding.
A western alliance aims to establish Utah as a hub for commercial use of unmanned aerial systems, while Oregon invests in its UAS test range and a California county lays the foundation for a testing facility for driverless ground vehicles.
Researchers at NYU’s Governance Lab have come up with a formula that could help IT managers compare open data costs and benefits.
The 2015 Multi-City Innovation Campaign focuses on health and human services challenges where technology interventions intersect, and can directly impact, city or county government services and goals.
A number of states plan to use cameras to target ‘fly-by’ drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.
GCN Award judges are looking for nominations that address three main criteria: the scale of the accomplishment or degree of difficulty shown by the project; the level of innovation or originality of the project and its team; and lastly, the impact of the system: what significant effect it made on the business operations of the agency and the general public.
The Flex platform provides several options for managing email, messaging and video communication throughout corrections enterprises.
Eagle County, Colo. set up its text-to-911 service to meet public expectations for the service, especially among the hard-of-hearing communities.
At a February ski event, Colorado first responders put LTE mobile broadband to the test in a demo of technologies for a future nationwide public safety network.
Public-safety answering points and other 911 service providers need cybersecurity professionals and continuity plans in case of cyber disasters.
The growth of big data, analytics and the challenge of getting data consumers to use new tools is driving proliferation of serious games in government.