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Last week for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Last call for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards that honor outstanding federal, state and local government IT projects are due Friday, June 5.

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Time is running out: GCN Awards nominations due June 5

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

GCN Awards

GCN opens nominations for 2015 GCN Awards

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

California cities seek tech to address civic challenges

Calling all startups: California cities seek tech to tackle civic challenges

The Startup In Residence Challenge pairs government agencies with innovative startups to research, build and test technology products that address civic challenges.

LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

The Los Angeles GeoHub is a portal of location-based open data from across city departments allowing both the public and city employees to build and share apps.

Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will use the Mutualink Wearable Smart Gateway to improve situational awareness and provide interoperable communications during the festivities surrounding Super Bowl 50.

FirstNet

FirstNet responds to integration concerns

Members of Congress questioned the security and integration of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

Tools that let agencies leverage technology to provide face-to-face assistance give them a new way to get the job done.

healthcare data security

NJ takes on cyber threats to health care

The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell is working to enhance threat information sharing among health care providers.

California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

The state will divide the massive procurement into smaller RFPs to deliver user-validated services faster and reduce the risk of large system failure.

How crime stats can lie

How crime stats can lie

Nonstandard data that requires caveats, qualifications and explanations makes meaningful analysis and comparisons among jurisdictions nearly impossible.

Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

The LinkNYC project intends to install 7,500 Link kiosks across the five boroughs by 2020 that will provide gigabit Wi-Fi, charging stations and web access through a built-in tablet.

How local government can manage technology risk

How local government can manage technology risk

A recent report outlines how local governments can manage common types of technology-related risks.

Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

Census of Governments aims to improve accuracy of the data and ease the burden of collection on state and local governments.