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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.

Washington overhauls job matching site

Washington overhauls job-matching site

Artificial intelligence and semantic technology from Monster Government Solutions help automate parts of the decision-making process.

Tool would put Pittsburgh’s permits on the map

Tool would put Pittsburgh’s permits on the map

Working with Buildingeye, the city plans to create an interactive map showing the locations and details of recent permits, violations and inspections.

Link rot: What happens when the internet isn’t forever

Link rot: What happens when the internet isn’t forever

Disappearing links and deleted videos plague the legal system from cop to court and everywhere in between.

child welfare analytics

Saving children, one algorithm at a time

Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback software analyzes child welfare data and flags high-risk cases so that they can be more thoroughly reviewed by front-line staff.

Virginia invests in drone research and education, cites jobs potential

Virginia invests in drone research and education, cites jobs potential

Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced nearly $1 million in National Science Foundation funding to create a 'workforce pipeline' straight into the drone economy for both vehicle operators and industry researchers.

Code for America grows up

Code for America grows up

Focusing on governance, knowledge sharing and sustainability, Code for America will concentrate on three core areas for civic innovation: healthy communities, economic development, and safety and justice.

Tracking cancer in real time

Tracking cancer in real time

California is overhauling the way it collects information for its massive cancer database in the hope of improving how patients are treated for the disease.

NTIA seeks comments on FirstNet opt out guidance

NTIA seeks comments on FirstNet opt out guidance

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is asking for input on guidelines for states building and funding their own networks.

Faster and more accurate flood prediction

Faster and more accurate flood prediction

StormSense, a new flood forecasting project, will give emergency managers in coastal towns flood predictions so accurate that residents can be notified if they need to move their car one street over.

USDA funds 81 distance learning and telemedicine projects

USDA funds 81 distance learning and telemedicine projects

To help connect rural communities with medical specialists and educational programs in other parts of the country, the Department of Agriculture is awarding $23.4 million in grants to fund distance learning and telemedicine projects in 32 states.

Arizona agency testing Facebook at Work

Arizona agency testing Facebook at Work

Arizona Department of Administration will soon start using Facebook at Work as its main platform for internal communications.


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