IBM announced three cloud-based Smarter Cities management centers, which will help cities use their own data to gain insight into citizen services and improve decision making.
In July Chicago will mount sensors on light poles, the first stage of a big data collection and analysis system that the city plans to open up to other jurisdictions.
As robots have gotten more sophisticated and their costs have dropped, they are now taking on new roles in the broader civilian government workspace.
It's not a new problem, but it is getting worse, and government needs to be more agile in responding to the influx of consumer IT into the enterprise.
New single-tenant, managed private cloud offering handles mission-critical workloads with agility and control.
The recent success of the Census Bureau in setting up an HSPD-12 based identity management system shows the federal government is poised to meet next-generation smart card standards.
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers is currently testing one of the most advanced, networked virtual firearms training ranges, which officials anticipate should become fully operational later this year.
Although robots are not yet "smart," a new breed is emerging that can reach out and manipulate its environment in routines so precise and synchronized that a form of electronic intelligence seems to be at work.
A use case shows how big data can be used, what business need can be met through that use and what needs to happen in order to make that use case a reality.
The Transportation Department is turning to mobile smart form technology to help move critical traffic safety information to analysts faster and more efficiently.