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Orange County cleans up its voter registration list

Orange County cleans up its voter registration list

The Orange County Registrar of Voters turned to Experian Public Sector to help it verify addresses of inactive voters and save money.

County digitizes 200 years of records

County digitizes 200 years of records – and stays on budget

Tompkins County, N.Y., moved from paper to digital records, making documents more accessible and avoiding the construction of a new $6 million storage facility.

HD video eases surveillance in sprawling jail system

HD video eases surveillance in sprawling jail system

The Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office partnered with DataDirect Networks for real-time data capture and video archiving for more than 3,000 HD surveillance cameras generating as 30 petabytes of footage.

Mobile assimilation picks up speed

Mobile assimilation picks up speed

As security challenges are addressed, the mobile conversation is moving from technology acquisition and introduction to assimilation into agencies' missions.

Massachusetts All Electronic Tolling on Tobin Bridge

Massachusetts rolling out 'all-electronic' turnpike tolling

Massachusetts' All Electronic Tolling system would replace both manual cash tolling and existing electronic systems on state turnpikes.

NYC to roll out municipal ID

NYC to roll out municipal ID

The ID card will be targeted to those who do not have a driver's license or other official identification and would allow New Yorkers, regardless of citizenship status, to access basic city services, open bank accounts and lease apartments.

Port of Jacksonville launches safety information system

Port of Jacksonville launches safety information system

PORTS provides real-time information via sensors on water levels, currents, meteorological conditions and under-bridge clearance, giving mariners critical information to avoid groundings and collisions.

Charlotte utility GIS app streamlines easement clearings

GIS app streamlines easement clearings

A team from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., utility department developed an app that speeds up easement clearing – and saves costs.

Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

A closer look at Pennsylvania's cloud infrastructure plan

Pennsylvania awarded Unisys Corp. a cloud infrastructure contract designed to provide the precision usage of the state’s computing resources and a firm economic footing for IT decision-making.

For agencies on a budget, financial analysis software as a service

For agencies on a budget, financial analysis as a service

New Haven, Conn., has become an open-budget town by using OpenGov.com, web-based financial visualization software designed to make public financial data more transparent, interactive and easier to analyze.

CalCloud to streamline California

CalCloud to streamline California's IT

The state of California and IBM will offer its state and local agencies a set of public, private and hybrid cloud-based infrastructure services designed to cut costs and pinpoint requirements.

By embracing SaaS , Milwaukee County refocuses on constituents

By embracing SaaS, Milwaukee County refocuses on constituents

Milwaukee County took advantage of a technology refresh to upgrade its backend completely, making use of software as a service and doing away with its aging server-based infrastructure.

DC government commits to transparency with FOIA portal and open data policies

DC commits to transparency with FOIA portal and open data policies

Washington, D.C., announced a new online system for submitting and processing Freedom of Information Act requests to District agencies and new policies on transparency, open government and open data.

Broadband firms test moveable 4G net for public safety

Firms test movable 4G net for public safety

Satellite network technology firms partner to offer a 4G network to the public safety and first responder community.