Data & Analytics

Sparce eviction data challenges Wyoming's rental assistance programs

A records management system upgrade that paused eviction data collection may have contributed to ignorance about the scope of the state's housing problems.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Saving water with real-time data collection

To support more efficient river management, Idaho’s Water District 63 is automating remote data collection and gate control with high-speed broadband wireless.

Cybersecurity

Think twice before scanning that QR code, FBI warns

The FBI is warning that cybercriminals are tampering with QR codes to redirect victims to malicious sites that steal login and financial information.

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Bringing 5G Cybersecurity to the Fore

The only way to deliver on the promise of 5G is to ensure cybersecurity evolves along with it. Here’s how government agencies are prioritizing that security.

Data & Analytics

Census 2020 gets its first challenges

Some cities and municipalities are pushing the Census Bureau to correct population counts they say are too low.

Emerging Tech

Air Force commits millions for wearables to counteract troops’ exhaustion

Human monitoring devices could support military staff who work in extreme conditions.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Containerization and virtualization in a hybrid world

Agencies are mixing physical servers, virtual machines and containers to get the required storage and computer resources they need to maximize performance.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Detroit tests cloud-enabled pavement monitoring

In-vehicle sensors collect and analyze data and send it to the cloud where the city can access it as a GIS layer to see road surface ratings.

Data & Analytics

Las Vegas taps digital twin for sustainability

With a digital twin, the city can leverage street-level data collected through IoT sensors to model future energy use, emissions, mobility and emergency management.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Army plans ICAM rethink to support unified network operations

To make mobile device use more secure, the Army is preparing a new identity and access requirements as it adopts zero trust security principles.

Sponsor Content

The Future of Government Is Information-Driven

As we look out at a world that’s rapidly becoming more digital it’s becoming apparent that future success is contingent on the information that agencies will have at their fingertips.

Cybersecurity

ID verification, analytics can help agencies fight fraud

Combining an automated verification system and data analytics for prevention and detection helps create a powerful tool for government IT professionals facing a flood of fraud.

Data & Analytics

A Shift Away from Daily COVID Case Counts Has Begun

Public health officials are considering a shift from increasingly inaccurate case data to numbers they say better represent the effect of the disease on the community and the health care system: hospitalizations and deaths.

State & Local

City heat officers lean into tech to control temperatures, inform response

The newly appointed chief heat officers in Miami-Dade County and Phoenix are using innovative materials and data to address urban heat challenges.

Cybersecurity

Maryland Health Department hit with ransomware

For more than two weeks, COVID surveillance data wasn't released publicly, and many day-to-day operational services are still unavailable.

State & Local

6 strategies for better mobile services delivery

Mobile development is no cakewalk, but accessible user-centered apps that allow individuals to solve their own problems can improve government services delivery and spark digital transformation.

Cybersecurity

Top Public Sector Cybersecurity Threat No Longer is Employees

Hackers pose the greatest cyber risks for states and localities, followed by careless workers and foreign governments, according to an annual IT report.

Data & Analytics

Tennessee taps evidence-based budgeting for funding decisions

Using clearinghouse data, an evidence framework and internal analytic tools, the state's Office of Evidence and Impact evaluates programs to help decision-makers see whether more funding is warranted.

Data & Analytics

How to balance self-service analytics and security

Agencies need an an easy way for employees to access data while balancing ongoing privacy and security concerns.