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 Elgin, Ill., call center upgrade set the stage for the city to create a workflow and work request system for ‘call before you dig’ requests.
The Seattle Police Department turned to the tech community to automate redaction of body-cam video before posting it on YouTube.
The New York Police Department will use an automated license plate reader database to receive alerts when a stolen vehicle is identified.
A recently released report from Washington state creates an enterprise-level modernization roadmap to tackle the problem of updating legacy IT systems.
San Francisco is acting as anchor to a group of firms mapping real-time building energy usage data as well streaming information from traffic monitors and mobile devices.
The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.
Restaurant hygiene inspection data on Yelp is helping city health inspectors better target offenders and pushing restaurants to clean up their act.
Bluewolf’s Salesforce-based solution provides an end-to-end management system that helps agencies streamline manual processes associated with administering unemployment insurance.
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.
In order for body cameras to deliver on their full potential, local law enforcement agencies must grapple with a substantial increase in the amount of video footage that needs to be processed, stored and accessed for both internal and external use.
The RECOVER decision support system helps post-forest fire rehabilitation teams respond faster to damaged ecosystems.
A collation of e-government solution providers are working on open permit data standards expected to help generate new apps across the municipal enterprise.
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.
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.