The GCN Dig IT Awards celebrate discovery and innovation in government IT -- the cutting-edge technology and creative implementations that are supporting critical missions at all levels of the public sector.
Whether it’s meeting new technology challenges or taking the tedium or danger out of government operations, agencies are using automation to deliver services faster.
A new agreement gives university researchers direct access to NASA's Ames Research Center for the exchange of real-time UAS flight data.
Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.
As satellite data and computing power increase, research agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are supporting disaster response operations with real-time data and analysis.
Researchers hope to replace manual programming with computer-generated code based on users’ intent, which might be expressed as examples or via natural language commands.
The U.S. Agency for International Development challenged global innovators to develop cutting-edge solutions to combat Zika, and a number of IT-based nominations will be funded.
Magic Carpet software is designed to reduce stress on Navy pilots by simplifying aircraft carrier landings.
The Rapidly Deployable Public Safety Research Platform allows first responders to communicate in areas where a nationwide communications network might not be available.
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is reinvesting in its EMERGE program to tap the start-up technology community for innovative gear for first responders.
The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning cryptocurrency seized in various federal cases.
Researchers propose a cloud resource management architecture that makes it easier to transmit video in disaster situations.