The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.
The Orange County Registrar of Voters turned to Experian Public Sector to help it verify addresses of inactive voters and save money.
Tompkins County, N.Y., moved from paper to digital records, making documents more accessible and avoiding the construction of a new $6 million storage facility.
The Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office partnered with DataDirect Networks for real-time data capture and video archiving for more than 3,000 HD surveillance cameras generating as 30 petabytes of footage.
As security challenges are addressed, the mobile conversation is moving from technology acquisition and introduction to assimilation into agencies' missions.
Massachusetts' All Electronic Tolling system would replace both manual cash tolling and existing electronic systems on state turnpikes.
The ID card will be targeted to those who do not have a driver's license or other official identification and would allow New Yorkers, regardless of citizenship status, to access basic city services, open bank accounts and lease apartments.
PORTS provides real-time information via sensors on water levels, currents, meteorological conditions and under-bridge clearance, giving mariners critical information to avoid groundings and collisions.
A team from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., utility department developed an app that speeds up easement clearing – and saves costs.
Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.
Pennsylvania awarded Unisys Corp. a cloud infrastructure contract designed to provide the precision usage of the state’s computing resources and a firm economic footing for IT decision-making.
New Haven, Conn., has become an open-budget town by using OpenGov.com, web-based financial visualization software designed to make public financial data more transparent, interactive and easier to analyze.
The state of California and IBM will offer its state and local agencies a set of public, private and hybrid cloud-based infrastructure services designed to cut costs and pinpoint requirements.
Milwaukee County took advantage of a technology refresh to upgrade its backend completely, making use of software as a service and doing away with its aging server-based infrastructure.
Washington, D.C., announced a new online system for submitting and processing Freedom of Information Act requests to District agencies and new policies on transparency, open government and open data.