State & Local

  • Pennsylvania app accesses campaign finances

    Pennsylvania app accesses campaign finance data

    In a political season, Pennsylvania makes available financial information filed by candidates for state office to the public via mobile apps.

  • How technology is helping fight Ebola

    How technology is helping fight Ebola

    The tech and health care communities are deploying e-record systems, open data and mapping tools, cloud computing and even robots in the campaign to prevent the spread of Ebola.

  • Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

    Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

    States are turning to inventory management tools to help provide the data they need to tax, regulate and finance new retail marijuana businesses.

  • Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

    Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

    By applying gaming elements to its websites, Hawaii has boosted citizens’ use of online services by as much as 20 percent.

  • GCN Awards

    GCN Gala showcases projects driven by tech and teamwork

    The public sector IT community turns out to honor IT projects and leaders who showed exceptional creativity and determination in building systems that drove savings and performance in 2014.

  • 10 government IT projects earned honorable mentions

    10 goverment IT projects earn GCN Award honorable mentions

    These 10 projects were also selected by the GCN awards judges as deserving recognition for their performance and originality.

  • Mobile patient data for emergency response

    FEMA adds patient tracker apps to ER toolkit

    New mobile patient tracking software will improve healthcare situational awareness at disaster sites.

  • San Mateo County used OpenPublic CMS on its websites

    Phase2 'appifies' its Drupal-based CMS for gov

    Drupal content management firm Phase2 launched OpenPublic 1.0, an open source CMS for government projects and programs.

  • FireEye

    Cole guides agencies in next-gen cyber warfare

    As FireEye's global government liaison, Tony Cole brings governments the technology and insights to thwart a new generation of motivated attackers.

  • state government cloud solutions

    Cloud, cybersecurity solutions earn NASCIO honors

    University of Georgia’s private cloud deployment saved it more than $7.5 million compared to public cloud hosting, and Virginia’s focus on two significant attack vectors helped it reduce the frequency of the malware incidents.

  • Driverless-vehicle tech on the move

    Practice lanes for driverless-vehicle tech

    Autonomous vehicles will learn to navigate the complexities of urban and suburban driving in two recently established off-road cities.

  • California corrections

    Across California prisons, inmates now tracked online

    The California Department of Corrections digitized all inmate files and set up a fully automated transaction processing system.