State & Local

 
  • Police officer wearing a camera

    Wearable camera for police gets video up close and personal

    Lightweight wearable cameras gather high-quality video for police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and a secure database on the back end provides evidence-grade management.

  • surveillance camera at train station

    Maryland Transit opts for video surveillance system

    The MTA plans to install an advanced video surveillance program that is expected to improve security and cut costs.

  • LED streetlight with sensors

    LEDs light the way… and collect city data

    Sensors in LED streetlights can track power consumption, temperature, movement of the fixture, vibrations and ambient light – a data bonanza for cities.

  • Cellphone tower in florida

    Cities to test IP-only telephony

    AT&T is a rolling out broadband fiber and wireless 4G networks in two cities following a decision by the FCC to run trials of IP-based phone networks.

  • Disorder in the court? Check your beacon

    Beacon technology has inspired ideas for the public sector applications including ones to help people find their way around a courthouse or to locate the nearest bailiff.

  • man optimizing data center performance

    How to wring more performance out of data centers

    Data center managers are coaxing more performance from their systems with workarounds that will eventually be defined in software that makes better uses of storage media.

  • library

    Forever accessible archives? Michigan moves its records to the cloud.

    Michigan archivists chose Preservica, a Web-based workflow-based application that ingests and curates content of all types and stores it in the Amazon cloud.

  • business

    Maine launches tool to identify and combat corporate fraud

    Maine business owners and registered agents have a new tool that will notify them automatically of any filing completed against their businesses.

  • Chicago

    Open data front and center in Chicago

    Chicago recently released its first open data report, providing a progress report on current and new initiatives for 2014.

  • States to get security services to boost cyber info sharing

    The Department of Homeland Security is offering access to free managed security services as part of a renewed push for states to adopt new NIST cybersecurity guidelines.

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.

  • Consolidated Security Management for Mainframe Clouds

    IBM Security and IBM Information Management solutions for security work with the IBM System z platform to allow the mainframe to serve as an enterprise security hub, providing comprehensive, centralized security capabilities for organizations with distributed, multiplatform IT environments.