Patients at a rural outdoor health clinic got treatment and a place in history thanks to a program that used drones to deliver medical supplies.
Boston’s geographic information systems team built a story map to tell the tale of the city's brutal snowstorms this year.
Lakewood's iLoc8 uses WebRTC for two-way multimedia communication between smartphone-using citizens and emergency call centers.
When Onongada County moved to Kodak’s Alaris imaging system, it was able to eliminate off-site record storage and speed information retrieval.
The Building and Land Development Specification is a standardized format for jurisdictions to use when reporting information on building and construction permits as open data.
Chattanooga, Baltimore and Cleveland have recently opened their transportation data to allow Transit App to help citizens view all public transit options in real-time.
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles terminated its contract with Deloitte that would have modernized its legacy licensing and vehicle registration system.
New York’s electronic health records hub will make it easier for doctors to access a patient’s entire health history.
The state's Division of Real Estate recently launched an online license management system that adds convenience for licensees, efficiency for division employees, and transparency for Colorado citizens.
The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell hopes to detect attacks aimed at banking institutions with the help of shared threat intelligence.
States increasingly are employing facial recognition software to compare driver’s license or ID photos with other images on file.
Boston’s Transportation Department is using data from its partnership with Waze to relieve congestion and send bicycle cops to the city streets with the most double-parked cars.
The best open data portals enable updated information, mapping support, clean data and efficient delivery mechanisms.
Some of the most commonly used platforms offer support for large datasets, visualization and search, easing agencies' transition to open data.
The Citygram app, which turns structured data into citizen-friendly local updates, can be a model for federal agencies’ open-data efforts.