State & Local

 
  • 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.

  • San Francisco focuses IoT platform on energy data streams

    San Francisco focuses IoT platform on energy data streams

    San Francisco is acting as anchor to a group of firms mapping real-time building energy usage data as well streaming information from traffic monitors and mobile devices.

  • Cites tap Yelp to improve health inspection process

    Cities tap Yelp to improve health inspection process

    Restaurant hygiene inspection data on Yelp is helping city health inspectors better target offenders and pushing restaurants to clean up their act.

  • Chicago, Argonne lab, deploy Internet of super sensors

    Chicago, Argonne Lab deploy Internet of super sensors

    The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.

  • AppealsTrak helps agencies streamline UI workflow

    AppealsTrak helps agencies streamline UI workflow

    Bluewolf’s Salesforce-based solution provides an end-to-end management system that helps agencies streamline manual processes associated with administering unemployment insurance.

  • Arresting storage challenges of body cameras

    Arresting the storage challenges of body cameras

    In order for body cameras to deliver on their full potential, local law enforcement agencies must grapple with a substantial increase in the amount of video footage that needs to be processed, stored and accessed for both internal and external use.

  •  Adel Ebeid,  chief innovation officer of Philadelphia

    Cloud-based 311 keeps Philly services agile

    Philly 311, built on Salesforce’s cloud computing platform and implemented by Unisys, removes any manual intervention for government workers as they track citizen requests for services.

  • wildfire remediation decision support system

    Cloud-based Web app assists fire response teams

    The RECOVER decision support system helps post-forest fire rehabilitation teams respond faster to damaged ecosystems.

  • Open data standards seed cottage industry in municipal apps

    Open data standards seed cottage industry in municipal apps

    A collation of e-government solution providers are working on open permit data standards expected to help generate new apps across the municipal enterprise.

  • Revamped Philly 311 goes social

    Revamped Philly 311 goes social

    Based on Salesforce’s cloud platform, the new Philly 311 system expands residents’ access to city services, lets them view other nearby inquiries and helps the city better track service requests.

  • N.C. joins states fielding live traffic safety apps

    North Carolina released a mobile traffic application that gives users live data on weather alerts and road conditions.

  • Analytics remedy bus bunching, curb operational costs

    Analytics remedy bus bunching, curb operational costs

    IBM helped Miami’s transportation planners analyze the busses’ paths, speed and stops to assess the accuracy of bus arrival predictions and provide bunching alerts.