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Last week for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Last call for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards that honor outstanding federal, state and local government IT projects are due Friday, June 5.

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Time is running out: GCN Awards nominations due June 5

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

GCN Awards

GCN opens nominations for 2015 GCN Awards

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

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.

FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

Tests of JerseyNet at two Atlantic City concerts demonstrated unobstructed transmission of video, voice and radio communications between first responders, police and command centers.

Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants his IT team to conduct a full cybersecurity audit and craft new strategies for preventing attacks on state networks.

Health care fraud: We can

Health care fraud: We can't afford to 'pay and chase'

Data validation, anomaly detection and predictive modeling can give federal agencies the real-time analytical framework that is needed to curb the rising tide of fraud.

Should this be the end for Flash in government?

Should this be the end for Flash in government?

Website use of the Adobe Flash Player dwindles each year due to security breaches, mobile incompatibility and resource drain. Are agencies getting the hint?

SBA helps cities put entrepreneurs on the fast track

SBA helps cities put entrepreneurs on the fast track

The Small Business Administration’s “Startup in a Day” awarded communities with funding to improve online licensing and permitting processes for entrepreneurs.

Indiana invests in all-flash data center

Indiana invests in all-flash data center

The Indiana Office of Technology is building the first state-level all-flash data center in the United States.

Boulder uses big data to monitor health of trees

Boulder uses big data to monitor health of trees

Boulder, Colo., is using Trimble’s eCognition software to help city staff identify healthy or damaged canopy.

Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

The city open data website will make city information more accessible for citizens, reduce staff time and make the most of the city’s legacy data.

Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

New York City upgraded its Census FactFinder, a website that lets users access socioeconomic and demographic information from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.

Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

It can be tough transitioning to an electronic environment, and many state financial agencies cite a culture that often impedes innovation and collaboration and purchasing rules that make it hard to adapt to technological changes.


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