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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.

Drones audition for bridge inspections

Drones audition for bridge inspections

Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.

How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

Recognizing that new business owners were required to submit the same information to several agencies, the state found a way to break down agency silos and create efficiencies.

Dig IT Award finalists:  Cloud and infrastructure

Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Cloud and infrastructure

Six infrastructure projects show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

The Wi-Fi Internet for School Emergencies program will tap into the state’s internet backbone to give public safety officials high-speed, private and secure Wi-Fi on school campuses.

A proving ground for smart city tech

A proving ground for smart city tech

The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.

DHS offers states help with voting systems security

DHS offers states help with voting systems security

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is conferring with state and local governments about the cybersecurity of voting systems.

When disaster-response apps fail

When disaster-response apps fail

Emergency planners should use the same strategy individuals figured out for themselves after the Bastille Day attack in Nice: create multiple independent systems to ensure connectivity.

Virginia offers scholarship for cybersecurity students

Virginia offers scholarship for cybersecurity students

Recipients of the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program must work for the state after graduation for the number of years that they received the scholarship.

DHS opens software for incident command platform

Code for the Next-Generation Incident Command System used by first responders in emergency situations is now available on GitHub.

FCC overstepped authority in muni broadband push, court says

FCC overstepped authority in muni broadband push, court says

The Federal Communications Commission was overruled in its attempt to block state statues that restrict municipal broadband.

Pittsburgh picks partners for civic innovation lab

Pittsburgh picks partners for civic innovation lab

Three Pittsburgh-based startups have been chosen for the first PGH Lab cohort, which connects area businesses with city government to solve public-sector problems.


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