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New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

The technology is part of “NY Responds,” the state’s newly integrated approach to disaster preparedness and response.

The fight against health care fraud

The fight against health care fraud

Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.

7 steps to securing open government

7 steps to securing open government

A case study of open data processes in Seattle yielded seven ways cities can better manage risk when opening their data.

Pilot project combines federal and state datasets to find SNAP fraud

Pilot project combines federal and state datasets to find SNAP fraud

In a seven-state pilot, the Food and Nutrition Services is using predictive analytics to find and prevent fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

CallWorks

NG 911 prepper: County updates emergency phone system

Emergency CallWorks gives Stafford County’s emergency services an interactive mapping system to speed response.

10 public sector projects take top honors in GCN Awards

10 public sector projects take top honors in GCN Awards

Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers' pockets

Intellicheck is piloting its Law ID mobile device-based authentication solution with three different law enforcement agencies.

GitHub Enterprise now available through major GWACs

GitHub Enterprise now available through major GWACs

Agencies can now access GitHub Enterprise, the open source platform for code review, collaboration and project tracking through DLT Solutions’ government contracts.

'Checkbook' websites shine light on state spending

Besides increasing transparency, checkbook websites can identify inefficiencies and reduce the amount of time spent by staff filling information requests.

DHS-developed tech could give first responders

DHS-developed tech could give legacy radio systems new life

By licensing its Radio Internet-Protocol Communications Module, the Department of Homeland Security hopes to help responder organizations easily and inexpensively upgrade their legacy communications systems.

Virginia educators get data analytics platform

Virginia educators get data analytics platform

The onTRAC system identifies achievement trends, tracks progress for students and provides a breakdown of critical data that teachers can use to create personalized learning plans.

State legislature sites need UX tuneup

State legislature sites need UX tuneup

Compared to industry sites, state legislature websites fall short in the web technologies that enhance user experience.

moblie data terminals in frederick county md

Mobile data system cuts the static for Frederick County fire and rescue

Maryland’s Frederick County installed mobile data terminals into 172 fire rescue vehicles that enable real-time data and reduce dispatch-generated voice radio traffic.

NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

New York City's Department of Education will work with Amazon to create an ebook marketplace for the city’s 1,800 schools.

restaurant analytics

Predictive analytics helps Chicago prioritize restaurant inspections

Researchers in Chicago have identified a host of risk factors that could lead to heath code violations and other analytics to help an overwhelmed food sanitation division inspect restaurants faster.