After Detroit established the first city police radio system, the state maintained an upgrade path that kept it at the forefront of local public safety communications.
Amazon Web Services announced the winners of the first City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge that recognizes innovative and impactful local government projects running on the AWS cloud.
Delivered in the IBM SmartCloud, the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) helps users monitor citywide operations by collecting, visualizing and analyzing operational data from multiple sources.
More than 120,000 county and law enforcement staff in Los Angeles County will migrate to Office 365 as part of an agreement that will also consolidate 15 department contracts into one.
The Drupal-based NuData open-source, open data platform aims to help governments comply with open data mandates and help developers build businesses based on government data.
The Alabama Medicaid Agency is using a visual analytics tool from SAS that helps analysts quickly find patterns and explore trends in the state's population health data.
Pressures on local governments to cut costs means that maintaining emergency and public safety services depends on consolidating or sharing IT and emergency operations centers.
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.