State & Local

 
  • Washington county consolidates 911 systems

    Pierce County, Wash., creates South Sound 911, an 'interlocal agency' consolidating 911 and dispatch, records and technology services across 22 fire and 16 police departments.

  • Use of tablets saves printing

    Fresno goes mobile to save time, money -- and trees

    With Novell's ZENworks the city created a platform-neutral backend that would support any type of mobile device with security policies, asset tracking and emergency wiping –- keeping all data inhouse.

  • Coastal flooding challenge uses cross-agency data

    NASA announced it will include a challenge focused on coastal flooding as part of its third annual International Space Apps Challenge

  • Austin skyline with data map background

    Collaboration and crowdsourcing, Austin-style: A talk with CIO Stephen Elkins

    Austin chief information officer Stephen Elkins talks about the city's plan to build a framework for bringing together regional IT leaders and fostering community engagement.

  • Group seeks tech-based solutions to sticky government issues

    Massachusetts non-profit is offering a $10,000 prize for innovative programs or promising ideas.

  • Police officer in the field checking her laptop

    Public safety workers to get GIS tools and training

    Esri and the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation have joined forces to offer a virtual, cloud-based center to provide tools, resources and training for public safety agencies.

  • People viewing MI Bridges portal

    State pilots test ID management for online services

    Michigan and Pennsylvania are testing identity proofing and enabling federated use of secure credentials for online access to government services.

  • Computer screen showing XML

    Plug-ins ease the move to XML

    Connecticut needed a way to keep its online regulatory code up to date and found a way to move it from Word to XML files.

  • GCN Awards

    GCN Awards nominations open

    The annual GCN Awards honor public sector IT teams whose technical ingenuity, resourcefulness in the use of IT and tactics in managing projects have had an extraordinary effect on the ability of agencies to carry out their mission. Nominate your team's project today!

  • Tired woman at computer in law library

    XML, workflow tools ease the burden of managing regulations

    Connecticut's e-Regulation project uses XML authoring and workflow management to bring the regulatory process into the 21st century.

Topic Resources

  • Advanced Threats and Big Data: The New Cybersecurity Landscape

    So often in our organizations, information silos keep us from sharing data and communicating the right information at the right time to stop advanced threats. Hear why a big data solution is an important part of a defense against advanced threats and ideas about what data sources are required across the organization for this analysis to combat these attacks.

  • GameChanger: NoSQL

    Big data is big business for government. It’s clear in the funding provided for big data-related projects, and it’s clear in the response from agencies at all levels of government. Download this informative whitepaper to learn how NoSQL can expand possibilities by tapping into the unrealized value of your organization’s big data.

  • The Power of Analytics for the Public Sector

    Agencies face the difficulty of managing the increasing complexity of the “information explosion”. Adopting analytics can help solve these issues and achieve desirable outcomes. Read this white paper and see how analytics solutions can help the Government evaluate excess data and unlock insights to create better informed decisions.

  • i2 Intelligence Analysis Platform

    IBM® i2® IBM® i2® Intelligence Analysis Platform is a scalable, extensible, service oriented intelligence analysis environment that is designed to provide organizations with access to intelligence when and where they need it, enabling faster, more informed decision making.

  • Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk Management at EMA Research provides insight into what we can expect in the area of network security and how to leverage new technologies to meet today's security challenges in light of other considerations such as overall complexity and performance.