A federal initiative to help departments purchase 50,000 body cameras for police in the wake of recent high-profile incidents of police violence is only the first step in creating a full video system. Departments will have to store and manage terabytes of data for years, sometimes decades.
Riverside, Calif., upgrades its data storage infrastructure by migrating half a petabyte of data from its storage area networks and establishing fail-over arrays for disaster recovery.
APQC has released a set of standard language, formats and metrics that will help city governments manage and plan their work.
Municipal governments are crafting creative partnerships to get broadband into their communities.
Although some government agencies are opening data to adhere to mandates, many are working to make it useful.
North Carolina’s iCenter operates a laboratory where agencies, educational institutions, industry and citizens can perform technical evaluations, prototype testing and proofs-of-concept.
Working with Accela and OpenCounter, the city will create a system that will work across departments to coordinate workflow, integrate a variety of backend systems and provide an improved public experience.
Plenario lets users assemble information from open data portals and analyze it via a single spatial and temporal index, making it possible to do complex analysis with one query.
The city of Louisville, Ky., unveiled a new website incorporating a mobile-first design and using the Drupal content management system.
A new report looks at law enforcement’s current social media practices and processes and how the landscape has changed over the last two years.
Tableau’s business intelligence tools enable near-real-time “what if” data visualizations and allow users to share analytics in a collaborative environment.
An analysis of state and local spending finds that although the number of bids has declined, overall spending is equal to or higher than last year.