State & Local

  • Struggling with sluggish VDI? Try graphics acceleration

    Adding graphics acceleration to a Texas town's virtual desktop system gave users performance equal to or better than their existing computers, accessible from almost any location.

  • Chicago busts bus bunching

    Chicago is implementing a Bus Transit Management System to address the "bunching" that has contributed to inefficiency in its public transportation.

  • When your phone tells you to stop texting and drive

    When your phone tells you to stop texting and drive

    An app alerts drivers sitting at red lights in Walnut Creek, Calif., that the light is about to change and refocuses them on the road.

  • DC turns to the cloud to boost building efficiency

    The District of Columbia has partnered with BuildingIQ to use its cloud-based based heating, ventilation and air conditioning management solution in eight government buildings.

  • Hiring cybersecurity staff is hard for states

    Facing recruitment, retention and retirement hurdles, states are finding creative solutions to attract and keep cybersecurity talent.

  • Frustrated drivers in traffic jam

    Big data takes on the traffic jam

    Inrix’s new services will help transportation officials better understand GPS-data driven traffic patterns.

  • scenedoc policing as a platform

    Policing as a platform helps Palm Springs slash paperwork

    SceneDoc’s mobile documentation platform lets police securely collect text, photos, video and audio in near real time, cutting multiple steps from the department’s workflow.

  • How to write a winning GCN Award nomination

    GCN Awards: Crafting a winning nomination

    Know of a great IT project and team that deserve some time in the spotlight? Involved in a project yourself that delivered great value or made a big difference for its users? Nominate those projects for a GCN Award. Here's how.

  • How Humboldt County is reinventing business workflows

    How Humboldt County is reinventing business workflows

    A business process management solution originally purchased for permitting is being put to much broader use.

  • Are state websites up to the mobile challenge?

    Are state websites up to the mobile challenge?

    A look at which state websites are falling short on Google’s new mobile-friendly rankings and why.

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    Time is running out: GCN Awards nominations due June 5

    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.

  • NH preps agile, off-the-shelf solution for the DMV

    NH preps agile, off-the-shelf solution for the DMV

    The New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles is nearing the launch date for its Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM-based Motor Vehicle Enterprise System.

  • What mobile means for your site

    What mobile means for your site's search ranking

    With Google's PageRank putting new emphasis on mobile friendliness, agencies will feel more pressure to speed the move to mobile.

  • FirstNet releases draft RFP

    FirstNet releases draft RFP

    The First Responder Network Authority Board released a draft RFP for the construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the nationwide public safety broadband network.

Topic Resources

  • Mining Gold from Machine Data

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