A Chicago big data analytics project and a Boston cloud project focused on education are finalists in a competition to pick most innovative tech to improve urban life, city operations.
As Texas officials move 100,000 state employees to the cloud, Microsoft is working with the state to ensure that its system meets stringent criminal justice and health-care privacy regulations.
A Texas county's plans for a bookless library underscores the point that research, training and teaching methods must be redesigned for new technologies or learners will disconnect.
Raytheon releases a suite of tools for smart phones and other devices that combines voice communications, maps, GPS tracking and image and video sharing.
A radio-to-IP system brings smart phones into public safety networks but it's no replacement for traditional land mobile radios, users in Mobile County, Ala., say.
Officials are considering moving criminal justice data, storage, records management, crime reporting and mapping and analysis systems, according to IACP survey
The Sunshine Review grades every state and the largest counties, cities and school districts within each state on the information they provide to citizens.
Actually, yes, if departments take care in selecting providers and ensuring the availability and performance of the service, according to an IJIS Institute report.
Melrose, Mass., learned a lesson about bandwidth while providing cloud-based services to a smaller town.
Police departments are adding the algorithm-driven software to their public safety arsenal to reduce felony crimes.
Too many agencies stick with the tried, true and the outdated rather than upgrading to more efficient new technology.
The state and the Desert Research Institute partner with IBM to use analytics and advanced research applications for scientific research, education and economic development.
The Oklahoma County Jail got a clear view of the benefits of a manageable high-def video surveillance system, which cut costs and reduced altercations at the crowded facility.
A text message to 911 is still a text message, subject to SMS limitations. In an emergency, it's still better to call.
How the FCC, states and the telecom industry are taking steps to bring SMS texting into the nation's 911 emergency call systems.