State & Local

  • With converged IT, agencies rethink the data center

    With converged IT, agencies rethink the data center

    Agencies are exploring new options for reinvesting in physical infrastructure as new options open up to retool the data center and its features to the needs of government.

  • Dogs help police detect electronic devices

    State Police enlist drive-sniffing dogs

    Thoreau, a golden retriever, has been trained to find hard drives, thumb drives and other tech devices for the Rhode Island state police.

  • Food safety analytics

    IBM harvests supermarket data to spot, predict foodborne illnesses

    The company’s system will help public health departments and health care providers quickly identify and predict sources of foodborne illnesses.

  • screenshot of the Hurricane Evacuation Encouragement Demonstrator (HEED)

    Hurricane simulation tool encourages citizen evacuation

    Researchers at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center have developed a tool that graphically demonstrates the threat posed by high winds and rising water during a storm.

  • Tech decisions driving Michigan

    Tech decisions driving Michigan's public safety expansion

    In the last decade, the state of Michigan has achieved near blanket coverage of its Public Safety Communications System, a digital voice IP network of federal, state, tribal and private public safety agencies and police departments across the state.

  • Firefighter using Michigan public safety network

    How Michigan set the pace for state public safety networking

    After Detroit established the first city police radio system, the state maintained an upgrade path that kept it at the forefront of local public safety communications.

  • Futuristic cities in the clouds

    4 cities win AWS cloud innovation challenge

    Amazon Web Services announced the winners of the first City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge that recognizes innovative and impactful local government projects running on the AWS cloud.

  • Soccer game

    Smart cloud helps cities manage events, services

    Delivered in the IBM SmartCloud, the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) helps users monitor citywide operations by collecting, visualizing and analyzing operational data from multiple sources.

  • Los Angeles County opts for Office 365

    Los Angeles County opts for Office 365

    More than 120,000 county and law enforcement staff in Los Angeles County will migrate to Office 365 as part of an agreement that will also consolidate 15 department contracts into one.

  • Open source for government open data

    NuCivic launches 'truly' open SaaS, open data platform

    The Drupal-based NuData open-source, open data platform aims to help governments comply with open data mandates and help developers build businesses based on government data.

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Topic Resources

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    The term “big data” is now passing into the common vernacular. Although initially as much about the power of business analytics and data mining, the semantics have now swung to encapsulate data that is just big and of course, resource hungry, whether in terms of management, sheer storage capacity, or budgets. In that respect, the numbers are getting increasingly alarming: Estimates suggest that 90% of the world’s information was created in the last two years, and 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created daily. Download this informative whitepaper to gain further insights into the conflicting demands of storage management.