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Drilling down into Seattle crime data

Drilling down into Seattle crime data

The Crime Data Dashboard gives the public the same kinds of statistical information on property incidents and violent crimes used by Seattle's police.

Colorado CIO Suma Nallapati at NASCIO

Aiming to be 'the chief enabler of all government services'

Colorado CIO Suma Nallapati has a modest goal: improve the "digital touch points" for every citizen interaction.

Utah dashboard short-cuts legislative analysis

Fiscal Note dashboard short-cuts Utah's legislative analysis

The Fiscal Note Agency Response System speeds analysis of the financial impact of proposed legislation.

Cities kick out smartphone app threatening parking ticket revenue

Cities kick out smartphone app that fights parking tickets

Fixed, a popular smartphone app that fights customers’ traffic tickets for them, has been forced to cease its parking ticket services in three California cities.

Wearable gateway bridges responder devices

Wearable gateway bridges responder devices

The Mutualink Wearable Smart Gateway lets first responders share multimedia information with command posts and other agencies in real time over secure wide-area networks.

Pennsylvania spins up 21st-century financial system

Pennsylvania spins up 21st-century financial system

After a mainframe failure, state officials took advantage of the opportunity to build a system that would automate payments and standardize data collection.

SimpliCity: Asheville’s answer to citizen questions

SimpliCity: Asheville’s answer to citizen questions

With a Google-like design and guided navigation, a one-stop citizen services portal serves up Asheville’s open data.

In Charlotte, 4G public safety infrastructure is designed with room to grow

How Charlotte built a 4G public safety infrastructure with room to grow

Connecting 950 police and fire public safety vehicles, the secure network is intended to provide desktop-like access to mobile officers.

Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

Helping Ohioans understand and embrace organ donation

The Swipe to Donate Life project used existing systems to build a much better process and reach more would-be organ donors.

Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

While detecting drones can be a challenge, thwarting them once discovered can be even more difficult.

Detroit ups its app game

Detroit ups its app game

Detroit has released three apps to improve non-emergency services, make public transit more transparent for riders and connect with police.

LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

LA County unravels a web of child care fraud

Los Angeles County built a platform that links data mining, social network analysis and rules management to fight child care fraud.

911 butt dials

Butt dials behind surge in 911 calls

San Francisco’s 28 percent increase in 911-call volume seems to be caused largely by accidental calls.

Mesh networks drive law enforcement, public sector applications in motion

Mesh networks drive law enforcement, public-sector apps in motion

Media, Pa., deployed Rajant mesh technologies to power a private mesh network that operates between mobile or “kinetic” nodes and that supports HD video processing at the ends of the network.

Alameda County CIO Tim DuPuis

'It's less about our ERP and more about open data'

Alameda County CIO Tim DuPuis is still spending the bulk of his time and budget keeping the lights on. But that’s not what his bosses want to talk about.


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