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help

Saving time and money with remote IT support

The Port of San Diego's IT support staff has largely eliminated the need to lay hands on troubled computers through the use of virtual network computing.

health care

How MassHealth cut Medicaid fraud with predictive analytics

Predictive analytics system based on NetReveal fraud detection protects MassHealth from fraud and unnecessary expenditures.

gavel

Get out of jail or do more time? Risk tools help judges decide.

Former New Jersey attorney general leads an effort to develop risk-assessment tool to help judges make data-driven sentencing decisions.

New York

NYC Geek Squad stays on mission to liberate data

Building on successes of 2013, the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics pushes predictive analytics to help city leaders make data-driven decisions.

BYOD

Mobile forecast: Tablets take off, smartphones flat

IDC Government Insights expects slower smartphone growth across government but increased use of tablets, especially among state and local governments.

New York

City mines eviction filings to slow homelessness

New York City's Department of Homeless Services is using analytics to anticipate evictions and help identify families at risk of becoming homeless.

immunizations

How analytics sharpens state disease surveillance, lower costs

State public health agencies are turning to more advanced analytics in turning simple immunization registries into engines of population health management.

Massachusetts HIway demo

Mass HIway lets health providers easily swap medical records

Massachusetts' health info exchange helps providers locate, request and retrieve medical records from other participating providers on a secure, interconnected system.

Jefferson County

IP video surveillance puts more 'eyes' on waterway traffic

A vast traffic-monitoring network has been deployed to make sure that all can safely navigate the waters with minimal interference.

open data

Open data gurus share best practices

Governments are publishing best-practices guides for implementing open data.

Michigan

SaaS solution drives improvements at Michigan DMVs

The state of Michigan is piloting a service that uses mobile technology and software as a service to streamline the customer experience at the DMV and speed revenues to state coffers.

EDGE

DHS-Army game engine gives first responders an EDGE

The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment joint virtual training platform supports scenarios in which multiple organizations must coordinate with each other, as would be necessary in an active-shooter scenario.

bridge

App helps Pennsylvania get its bridges back

Tablet app helps the state survey its complete road and bridge system.

court

Michigan knits together far-flung courts with video vérité

With video conferencing equipment being installed in county courtrooms to enable remote participation in hearings, the state is saving millions of dollars each year on transporting prisoners.

efficiency

Maine automates tasks on unemployment benefits system

The state's unemployment insurance benefits system uses a cloud-based application to automate time-consuming and error-prone tasks.