The ability to scale systems easily across jurisdictions, eliminating the high cost of maintaining redundant services, makes the case for local public safety IT consolidation.
This week the Central United States Earthquake Consortium will test communications, situational awareness, resource management, transportation and private sector integration.
A quarter of states have not gotten involved in active planning for the FirstNet public safety network; more than half are collecting data to use in their planning efforts.
Government could mitigate identity fraud at local motor vehicle departments by instituting authentication solutions backed by a combination of internal and external databases.
By moving to electronic signatures and a cloud-based digital workflow, the Nevada Transportation Department has simplified and speeded up its business processes.
The latest version of Intergraph's computer-aided dispatch software, I/CAD 9.3, integrates voice, text and data.
Fairfax County's Platform Technology Division deployed Windows to Go, a bootable, certified USB drive that lets employees take their work computers anywhere.
Code for America is looking for applicants with well-developed coding chops and project management experience who can bear up under special and perhaps sometimes baffling demands of bureaucratic procedure.
Accela Inc. launched Civic.Data.com, an open data portal that combines information from government sources and public users, giving researchers one place to query cross-jurisdictional data sets.
The highway department in Cheektowaga, N.Y., uses cloud-based mobile management tools created by Xora for GPS tracking and vehicle trip auditing, mileage management and more.
The Granicus AppStore that will allow the company's customers to easily find, purchase, deploy and manage apps for government-specific solutions.
Designed to handle photo and video uploads from citizens, the Large Emergency Event Digital Information Repository helps officials collaboratively manage, organize and analyze crowdsourced media in the cloud.
The city of Raleigh, N.C., is reaching out to partner municipalities to maximize its big data potential.
Wi-Fi network connection points will be installed in NYC public payphone kiosks, replacing the aging devices. The hotspots will also still include an option for voice services and offer free calling to 911 and 311.
Buffalo uses customer service software to create density maps of citizen 311 complaints and orchestrate 'clean sweeps' of two- and three-block areas.