State & Local

 
  • 'Checkbook' websites shine light on state spending

    Besides increasing transparency, checkbook websites can identify inefficiencies and reduce the amount of time spent by staff filling information requests.

  • DHS-developed tech could give first responders

    DHS-developed tech could give legacy radio systems new life

    By licensing its Radio Internet-Protocol Communications Module, the Department of Homeland Security hopes to help responder organizations easily and inexpensively upgrade their legacy communications systems.

  • State legislature sites need UX tuneup

    State legislature sites need UX tuneup

    Compared to industry sites, state legislature websites fall short in the web technologies that enhance user experience.

  • Virginia educators get data analytics platform

    Virginia educators get data analytics platform

    The onTRAC system identifies achievement trends, tracks progress for students and provides a breakdown of critical data that teachers can use to create personalized learning plans.

  • moblie data terminals in frederick county md

    Mobile data system cuts the static for Frederick County fire and rescue

    Maryland’s Frederick County installed mobile data terminals into 172 fire rescue vehicles that enable real-time data and reduce dispatch-generated voice radio traffic.

  • smart cities

    8 cities win innovation support

    Bloomberg Philanthropies selected eight cities for its What Works Cities initiative, a $42 million program to help 100 cities enhance their use of data to improve the lives of residents.

  • restaurant analytics

    Predictive analytics helps Chicago prioritize restaurant inspections

    Researchers in Chicago have identified a host of risk factors that could lead to heath code violations and other analytics to help an overwhelmed food sanitation division inspect restaurants faster.

  • NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

    NYC plans ebook marketplace for schools

    New York City's Department of Education will work with Amazon to create an ebook marketplace for the city’s 1,800 schools.

  • Boston police put better records management on the beat

    The new Intergraph system streamlines data input, organization and sharing.

  • Boston open data

    Boston builds on open data initiatives

    The new Open and Protected Data Policy accelerates the city’s open data and transparency plans and expands its open data portal.

  • Data sharing helps North Carolina detect workers’ comp fraud

    Data sharing helps North Carolina detect workers’ comp fraud

    The state’s Industrial Commission has collected $1 million in civil penalties and increased employer compliance.

  • Public record requests made easy (for government)

    Public record requests made easy (for government)

    The Port of Seattle is using NextRequest, a cloud-based public records management portal, to simplify the request process for both citizens and the government employees who field the questions.

  • Drone detection and deterrence

    Can tech deliver a drone defense?

    As federal and state and local agencies wrestle with laws and regulations governing drones, is a technology solution the best option?

  • NYC to refine body camera policies

    NYC to refine body camera policies

    Policies governing body worn cameras need some clarification before New York City expands its pilot program to 1,000 officers.

Topic Resources

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