State & Local

 
  • Charlotte updates Citygram with more open data

    Charlotte updates Citygram with more open data

    The Code for Charlotte Brigade’s update to Citygram now sends alerts about pending rezoning, historic district reviews and more.

  • Predictive analytics, case management vital to fraud investigation

    In order to bridge communication gaps among agencies delivering massive national services, fraud investigatory tools have to be comprehensive, flexible and affordable.

  • Data access key to fighting Medicaid fraud, GAO finds

    Data access key to fighting Medicaid fraud, GAO finds

    Improper Medicaid payments triggered the review by the Government Accountability Office, which recommended better screening of beneficiaries and providers.

  • tablet for corrections

    California county deploys tablets for inmates

    The secure devices feature educational content and allow inmates to place calls in the privacy of their own cell, increasing communication with friends and family.

  • The case for email encryption in local government

    The case for email encryption in local government

    Encryption ensures that only the intended recipients of a government email would be able to open and read the content and its attachments -- a necessary requirement in health care, education and law enforcement.

  • VIEVU debuts hosted cloud service for bodycam video

    VIEVU debuts hosted cloud service for bodycam video

    VIEVUSolution.com lets agencies upload evidence and manage case files in a secure cloud-based web interface.

  • Pennsylvania traffic stop app

    More efficient traffic stops… for police

    A new mobile app lets officers query multiple databases during roadside traffic stops.

  • Nelson Moe Virginia CIO

    Virginia gets a new CIO

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe named Nelson Moe as the state’s new CIO and head of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency.

  • States flex cyber leadership muscle

    States flex cyber leadership muscle

    New Jersey is the latest state to establish an information-sharing unit, while several other states are trying different tactics.

  • Tulsa okla gets new 311 system

    Consolidated 311 boosts efficiency, savings

    The new 311 system in Tulsa, Okla., consolidates customer services across city departments.

  • code for america police open data census

    Code for America launches police open data census

    The census lists types of police interactions and indicates whether open data is online, machine readable, up to date and available in bulk.

  • State CIOs get advice on drones

    State CIOs get nudge on drone policies

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers tells state officials to put unmanned aerial systems on their radar.

  • Last week for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

    Last call for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

    Nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards that honor outstanding federal, state and local government IT projects are due Friday, June 5.

  • Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    The Census Bureau’s new software development kit adds powerful tools for making the most of Census datasets at the municipal level.

Topic Resources

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