State & Local

 
  • Voting technology: Is it secure yet?

    Voting technology: Is it secure yet?

    With the presidential election coming up in 2016, many constituencies are considering how they can use technology to secure and streamline the voting process.

  • Baltimore drafts guidelines for police body cams

    A recent draft report addresses the tech concerns cities might have in implementing police body camera programs.

  • Detroit adopts pay-by-plate parking tech

    Detroit adopts pay-by-plate parking tech

    Detroit joined the ranks of cities replacing parking meters with an electronic parking system where drivers enter their license plate numbers to pay for parking time, not a parking space.

  • City streamlines public works requests as part of 311 upgrade

    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.

  • Seattle PD turns to YouTube, hackathon for body cam video dissemination

    Seattle PD turns to hackathon, YouTube for video transparency

    The Seattle Police Department turned to the tech community to automate redaction of body-cam video before posting it on YouTube.

  • NIST funds center to model disaster recovery strategies

    NIST funds center to model disaster recovery strategies

    The Community Resilience Center of Excellence will use an open source platform, databases and virtual models to help local governments with post-disaster decision making.

  • How to keep legacy systems from becoming liabilities

    How to keep legacy systems from becoming liabilities

    A recently released report from Washington state creates an enterprise-level modernization roadmap to tackle the problem of updating legacy IT systems.

  • License plate reader offers nationwide alerts, analytics

    License plate reader offers nationwide alerts, analytics

    The New York Police Department will use an automated license plate reader database to receive alerts when a stolen vehicle is identified.

Topic Resources

  • Mining Gold from Machine Data

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