State & Local

  • Are state websites up to the mobile challenge?

    Are state websites up to the mobile challenge?

    A look at which state websites are falling short on Google’s new mobile-friendly rankings and why.

  • It

    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.

  • NH preps agile, off-the-shelf solution for the DMV

    NH preps agile, off-the-shelf solution for the DMV

    The New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles is nearing the launch date for its Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM-based Motor Vehicle Enterprise System.

  • What mobile means for your site

    What mobile means for your site's search ranking

    With Google's PageRank putting new emphasis on mobile friendliness, agencies will feel more pressure to speed the move to mobile.

  • FirstNet releases draft RFP

    FirstNet releases draft RFP

    The First Responder Network Authority Board released a draft RFP for the construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the nationwide public safety broadband network.

  • How cities can incubate innovation

    How cities can incubate innovation

    A recent report examines how new technologies, policies and approaches to governance are helping cities improve services.

  • Chris Estes, State Chief Information Officer, North Carolina (moderator) Eric Ellis, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, State of North Carolina & Director, North Carolina Innovation Center  Bill Oates, Commonwealth Chief Information Officer, Massachusetts David Fletcher, Chief Technology Officer, Utah

    'How do we adopt new technology? Painfully'

    State IT leaders discuss the realities of implementing innovative tech.

  • Watch out:  Smart city defenses are not up to snuff

    Watch out: Smart city defenses are not up to snuff

    A new paper details the many vulnerabilities in common city systems and suggests steps for beefing up defenses.

  • Air quality monitoring takes a walk in the park

    Park benches equipped with pollution sensors and weather measurement tools stream data to help citizens better understand local air quality.

  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

    McAuliffe: Virginia is getting serious about big data

    Building on state's IT strengths, the governor pushes for public-private partnerships to increase analytics for bioscience.

  • Philadelphia forks for local use

    Philadelphia forks for local use

    Code developed by 18F is used to capture "big picture" analytics for websites citywide.

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    Bloomberg investing $42 million to open local data

    "What Works Cities" initiative aims to help 100 municipal governments do more with their data.

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    Seattle tests Wi-Fi via 'TV white space'

    Pilot program offers high-speed access to thousands, and could be extended to other city neighborhoods.

  • Data transfer in the cloud

    What you can learn from CalCloud

    A NASCIO report digs into the lessons learned during California's big cloud infrastructure project.

Topic Resources

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