State & Local

 
  •  Adel Ebeid,  chief innovation officer of Philadelphia

    Cloud-based 311 keeps Philly services agile

    Philly 311, built on Salesforce’s cloud computing platform and implemented by Unisys, removes any manual intervention for government workers as they track citizen requests for services.

  • wildfire remediation decision support system

    Cloud-based Web app assists fire response teams

    The RECOVER decision support system helps post-forest fire rehabilitation teams respond faster to damaged ecosystems.

  • Open data standards seed cottage industry in municipal apps

    Open data standards seed cottage industry in municipal apps

    A collation of e-government solution providers are working on open permit data standards expected to help generate new apps across the municipal enterprise.

  • Revamped Philly 311 goes social

    Revamped Philly 311 goes social

    Based on Salesforce’s cloud platform, the new Philly 311 system expands residents’ access to city services, lets them view other nearby inquiries and helps the city better track service requests.

  • N.C. joins states fielding live traffic safety apps

    North Carolina released a mobile traffic application that gives users live data on weather alerts and road conditions.

  • Analytics remedy bus bunching, curb operational costs

    Analytics remedy bus bunching, curb operational costs

    IBM helped Miami’s transportation planners analyze the busses’ paths, speed and stops to assess the accuracy of bus arrival predictions and provide bunching alerts.

  • Hawaii rebuilds HR systems with cloud upgrade

    Hawaii rebuilds HR systems with cloud upgrade

    Hawaii launches its cloud-based human resources management and disaster recovery systems just as time was running out on vendor support for its legacy systems.

  • Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Waze will share traffic data with the city in an effort to improve signal timing and ease congestion.

  • Cities open-source fiscal data via OpenGov

    Cities open-source fiscal data via OpenGov

    Minneapolis and Pittsburgh have opened their financial data with the OpenGov platform.

  • Mobile momentum picks up in state and local gov

    Mobile momentum picks up in state and local gov

    While extracting value from mobile applications can be challenging for local governments, most are on the path to delivering information and services anywhere, anytime on any device.

  • Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

    Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

    Because tax fraud is pervasive, governments enlist identity verification technology to ensure refunds go to the correct taxpayer.

  • New Jersey opens regional Real Time Crime Center

    New Jersey opens regional Real Time Crime Center

    The Corr-Stat Real Time Crime Center will allow for state and local law enforcement agencies to access technology and information, with the ultimate goal of reducing crimes and improving citizens’ quality of life.

  • Indiana ramps up mobile apps for government

    Since Indiana launched mobile device management software to push internally developed applications, access to public information has been streamlined and downloads to its app store have boomed.

  • Utah government sees 10,000-fold increase in cyberattacks

    A surge in cyberattacks is being attributed to the presence of the National Security Agency’s $1 billion data center.