State & Local

 
  • Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    In an effort to defend against data breaches, the city is investing $3.5 million to develop a firewall that will be operational by the end of the year.

  • An MCU could be mounted in this kind of vehicle

    FirstNet foresees in-vehicle units for remote comm

    The Mobile Communications Unit is a satellite-based communications system that could be installed in responder vehicles to give emergency workers wireless capabilities when they are outside of terrestrial network coverage.

  • In New York, a social services department aims to go paperless

    In New York, a social services department aims to go paperless

    When Onongada County moved to Kodak’s Alaris imaging system, it was able to eliminate off-site record storage and speed information retrieval.

  • Boston shows what GIS-driven storytelling can do

    Boston shows what GIS-driven storytelling can do

    Boston’s geographic information systems team built a story map to tell the tale of the city's brutal snowstorms this year.

  • Improved open data nets Transit App service for three cities

    Improved open data nets Transit App service for three cities

    Chattanooga, Baltimore and Cleveland have recently opened their transportation data to allow Transit App to help citizens view all public transit options in real-time.

  • Open permit data standard BLDG

    Alliance releases open data standards for construction permit info

    The Building and Land Development Specification is a standardized format for jurisdictions to use when reporting information on building and construction permits as open data.

  • Massachusetts’s RMV system derailed

    Massachusetts’s RMV modernization derailed

    The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles terminated its contract with Deloitte that would have modernized its legacy licensing and vehicle registration system.

  • SHIN-NY health data hub launches

    SHIN-NY health data hub launches

    New York’s electronic health records hub will make it easier for doctors to access a patient’s entire health history.

  • Pennsylvania moves licensee list sales online

    Pennsylvania moves to automate licensee list sales

    The online form will provide better customer service and cost savings.

  • Colorado launches eLicense system for real estate

    Colorado launches eLicense system for real estate

    The state's Division of Real Estate recently launched an online license management system that adds convenience for licensees, efficiency for division employees, and transparency for Colorado citizens.

  • NJ partnership fights financial cyber threats

    NJ partnership fights financial cyber threats

    The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell hopes to detect attacks aimed at banking institutions with the help of shared threat intelligence.

  • Double-parked cars in boston

    Boston tackles double-parking with Waze data

    Boston’s Transportation Department is using data from its partnership with Waze to relieve congestion and send bicycle cops to the city streets with the most double-parked cars.

  • States crack down on driver

    States crack down on driver's license fraud

    States increasingly are employing facial recognition software to compare driver’s license or ID photos with other images on file.

  • Open data portals: A checklist for success

    Open data portals: A checklist for success

    The best open data portals enable updated information, mapping support, clean data and efficient delivery mechanisms.

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