State & Local

 
  • model of a city on a smartphone

    4 U.S. locales win smart city consulting

    Winning cities get IBM expertise, consulting and recommendations to use to solve municipal problems through technology.

  • Citizens Connect 311 app

    Boston posts guide for civic engagement tools

    Boston's Office of New Urban Mechanics together with researchers with Emerson College's Engagement Game Lab recently released a "lessons learned" booklet for developing and deploying innovative tools for engaging citizens.

  • Motorola Real Time Crime Center Starter Kit

    Crime center kit boosts predictive policing capabilities

    The Real-Time Crime Center Starter Kit from Motorola integrates systems so that municipal police departments can improve their effectiveness.

  • Austin Texas skyline

    Keep Austin wired: How the city powers its bandwidth blowout

    As a showcase for Austin’s innovation-based economy, the South by Southwest festival and its public and private technology partners support a vision of the future unhampered by bandwidth limits of the past.

  • Sensors, wireless tech protect police dogs from heat stroke

    Law enforcement units will begin to use wireless technology to monitor the internal body temperature of K9s to protect them from heat-related conditions.

  • RFID tag in the street

    RFID tags curb street repair time

    Dayton, Ohio, embedded radio frequency identification tags in street cuts, reducing time spent on street inspection and repair.

  • Esri flood maps

    Esri equips cities with climate change tools, analytics

    The geospatial mapping software supplier launches a multifaceted program to support the White House’s Climate Data Initiative.

  • colleagues discussing charts data on laptop

    States to pilot sharing corrections data

    The Cross Boundary Corrections Information Exchange Policy Academy will help states improve their ability to share data in support of corrections reform, offender reentry and public safety.

  • microwave tower

    Aviat Networks winds up public-safety interoperability tests

    Microwave networking provider Aviat Networks finishes testing the interoperability of its LTE networks in public-safety and first responder environments.

  • map from NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

    N.C. eyes cloud for linking statewide property data systems

    North Carolina is testing cloud-based tools to integrate its property data silos for a range of uses, including taxation, emergency management and environmental protection.

Topic Resources

  • Advanced Threats and Big Data: The New Cybersecurity Landscape

    So often in our organizations, information silos keep us from sharing data and communicating the right information at the right time to stop advanced threats. Hear why a big data solution is an important part of a defense against advanced threats and ideas about what data sources are required across the organization for this analysis to combat these attacks.

  • GameChanger: NoSQL

    Big data is big business for government. It’s clear in the funding provided for big data-related projects, and it’s clear in the response from agencies at all levels of government. Download this informative whitepaper to learn how NoSQL can expand possibilities by tapping into the unrealized value of your organization’s big data.

  • The Power of Analytics for the Public Sector

    Agencies face the difficulty of managing the increasing complexity of the “information explosion”. Adopting analytics can help solve these issues and achieve desirable outcomes. Read this white paper and see how analytics solutions can help the Government evaluate excess data and unlock insights to create better informed decisions.

  • i2 Intelligence Analysis Platform

    IBM® i2® IBM® i2® Intelligence Analysis Platform is a scalable, extensible, service oriented intelligence analysis environment that is designed to provide organizations with access to intelligence when and where they need it, enabling faster, more informed decision making.

  • Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk Management at EMA Research provides insight into what we can expect in the area of network security and how to leverage new technologies to meet today's security challenges in light of other considerations such as overall complexity and performance.