State & Local

 
  • smart city

    5 steps to jumpstart your city's cloud

    Financial pressures and the drive to provide better citizen services have cities looking, and slowly moving, to the cloud. Here’s how to start the process.

  • traffic stop

    Austin Police move in-car video into the 21st century

    The Austin Police Department replaced its aging VHS video recording system with a faster, greener, more cost-effective digital system to document police activity on the streets.

  • California State Assembly

    Wiki to crowdsource changes to Calif. probate code

    Citizens can draft, edit and view the bill's history via a wiki set up by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto.

  • traffic

    Really? Cones for a traffic study?

    These days, analysts conduct traffic studies without getting in the way of drivers by using microsimulation software.

  • metro

    Cloud-based analytics keeps Montreal's buses full and ridership growing

    A combination of cloud computing and business analytics has helped the city of Montreal track the habits of individual public transit riders — and reward their loyalty.

  • accelerate

    Infor accelerates government systems deployment

    Infor Implementation Accelerators deliver templates via Web platforms and desktop customization for common government processes.

  • police officer

    App gives police access to oft-used info, unclogging 911 dispatch centers

    Badge Buddy cuts down on officers' reliance on dispatchers for relaying of noncritical information, saving time, improving efficiency.

  • Texas opts for General Dynamics CloudBroker services

    General Dynamics' CloudBroker portal helps customers procure and manage cloud infrastructure and services.

  • RTM

    Rutgers' RTM Dx makes crime prediction affordable

    RTM Dx is a free tool developed by researchers at Rutgers University's School of Criminal Justice to help police predict where crimes are going to occur.

  • social DC

    DC transforms social media site with citizen-service analytics

    The D.C. government used analytics to transform a social media project from a one-way public relations effort into a community-based platform for listening to residents and collaborating on public-service improvements.

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.

  • Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk Management at EMA Research provides insight into what we can expect in the area of network security and how to leverage new technologies to meet today's security challenges in light of other considerations such as overall complexity and performance.