State & Local

 
  • National lab shops for wearable gear for first responders

    The Pacific Northwest National Lab is looking for organizations to partner with to create wearable advanced communications devices for emergency responders.

  • FCC sets timetable for text-to-911

    The Federal Communication Commission’s new rules will ensure that all remaining wireless carriers and certain IP-based text application providers are prepared to support text-to-911 by the end of the year.

  • University of Maryland opens UAS test site

    The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland that will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

  • Wanted: Innovation fellows for San Francisco

    The San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation has openings for two new Mayor’s Innovation Fellows.

  • Charlotte utility GIS app streamlines easement clearings

    GIS app streamlines easement clearings

    A team from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., utility department developed an app that speeds up easement clearing – and saves costs.

  • Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

    Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

    Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.

  • VDI eases state and local agencies' foray into mobility

    A new survey from the Mobile Work exchange found that while mobile use is growing in state and local government agencies, barriers still exist to wider implementation.

  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    A closer look at Pennsylvania's cloud infrastructure plan

    Pennsylvania awarded Unisys Corp. a cloud infrastructure contract designed to provide the precision usage of the state’s computing resources and a firm economic footing for IT decision-making.

  • County sets up next-generation 911 network

    Morgan County, Ohio, launched an emergency 911 system incorporating new standards for transmitting emergency calls over a wide range of IP formats.

  • Digital Democracy

    Using tech to open the legislative sausage factory

    The Digital Democracy site will not only feature a searchable video database of state legislative committee meetings and hearings but transcripts of what was said.

  • For agencies on a budget, financial analysis software as a service

    For agencies on a budget, financial analysis as a service

    New Haven, Conn., has become an open-budget town by using OpenGov.com, web-based financial visualization software designed to make public financial data more transparent, interactive and easier to analyze.

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