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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is asking for input on guidelines for states building and funding their own networks.
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.
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 Department of Administration will soon start using Facebook at Work as its main platform for internal communications.
An interoperability compliance matrix will document the technical standards, key data elements and network policies that will ensure state systems can work with the nationwide public safety broadband network.
The new Advanced Wireless Research Initiative will deploy and use four city-scale testing platforms to study the next generation of wireless technologies.
The Iowa Communications Network implemented real-time analytic dashboards to better monitor and respond to key performance indicators.
Kansas appoints its first Director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Utah proposes legislation to ‘neutralize’ drones over wildfires by jamming their signals or shooting them down.
Although many cities have made progress with open data portals and digitizing archives, a few consistently lead the pack.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking for a nationally uniform 911 data system.
Five Iowa health care systems are using the Statewide Alert Notification system that provides real-time, secure notifications to Medicaid care teams regarding emergency room visits, admissions and discharges of their members.