Pulse

Pulse

  • FCC sets timetable for text-to-911

    The Federal Communication Commission’s new rules will ensure that all remaining wireless carriers and certain IP-based text application providers are prepared to support text-to-911 by the end of the year.

  • Ohio moves on statewide IT consolidation

    The state has funded a governmentwide IT consolidation that would centralize 9,000 servers and 30 smaller data centers across 26 state agencies

  • University of Maryland opens UAS test site

    The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland that will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

  • Wanted: Innovation fellows for San Francisco

    The San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation has openings for two new Mayor’s Innovation Fellows.

  • VDI eases state and local agencies' foray into mobility

    A new survey from the Mobile Work exchange found that while mobile use is growing in state and local government agencies, barriers still exist to wider implementation.

  • County sets up next-generation 911 network

    Morgan County, Ohio, launched an emergency 911 system incorporating new standards for transmitting emergency calls over a wide range of IP formats.

  • Interior consolidating content management systems

    The Interior Department is consolidating its nine content management platforms into one, based on the open source Drupal CMS and hosted in the cloud.

  • E-discovery firm granted patent for litigation data management tech

    UBIC software speeds the archiving and retrieval of historical information related to the legal discovery process.

  • Army enterprise apps march into core data centers

    Excess data centers are being unplugged as the Army reduces redundancy and eliminates unused apps.

  • Disease detection project tested at Brazil’s World Cup

    Disease detection project tested at Brazil's World Cup

    Using tablet-based software designed by the Centers for Disease Control, Brazilian public health experts tested a disease detection system that gives researchers the ability to identify outbreaks earlier and with more precision.