State & Local

  • Emergency-response tech headed for broader distribution

    Emergency-response tech headed for broader distribution

    The Next-Generation Incident Command System is a mobile, web-based system designed to speed collaboration and enhance situational awareness.

  • Ebola modeling tech floats flood response app

    Ebola modeling floats flood response app

    Virginia Tech graduate students built a tool that integrates local open data with an Ebola response model to aid emergency response to flooding.

  • Localities make their plays for unmanned systems growth

    A western alliance aims to establish Utah as a hub for commercial use of unmanned aerial systems, while Oregon invests in its UAS test range and a California county lays the foundation for a testing facility for driverless ground vehicles.

  • How to calculate open data

    How to calculate open data's ROI

    Researchers at NYU’s Governance Lab have come up with a formula that could help IT managers compare open data costs and benefits.

  • 25 cities partner for health care innovation

    25 cities partner for health care innovation

    The 2015 Multi-City Innovation Campaign focuses on health and human services challenges where technology interventions intersect, and can directly impact, city or county government services and goals.

  • School bus cameras crack down on ‘fly-by’ drivers

    States use cameras to crack down on school bus scofflaws

    A number of states plan to use cameras to target ‘fly-by’ drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

  • GTL offers communications services platform for corrections facilities

    GTL offers communications services platform for corrections

    The Flex platform provides several options for managing email, messaging and video communication throughout corrections enterprises.

  • 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.

  • How to write a GCN Award nomination

    How to write a winning GCN Award nomination

    GCN Award judges are looking for nominations that address three main criteria: the scale of the accomplishment or degree of difficulty shown by the project; the level of innovation or originality of the project and its team; and lastly, the impact of the system: what significant effect it made on the business operations of the agency and the general public.

Topic Resources

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