High-priced computerized machines have been falling out of favor with cash-strapped local governments, which also worry the machines could be hacked and lead to voter fraud.
In Virginia, the Henrico County Fire Department has partnered with Esri to go beyond basic GIS dispatching and provide real situational awareness when emergency calls come in.
A new State and Local Government Practice at the General Services Administration’s 18F digital services group will broaden the group’s impact in building, buying and sharing efficient and easy-to-use digital services.
The Indiana Office of Technology is using Syncplicity, an enterprise file sharing system, to facilitate collaboration and cut down on shadow IT.
Fire departments can join together for ad hoc meetings, training or disaster planning both in the station house and in the field.
CompStat 2.0 promises greater transparency for ordinary citizens and improved access for police on the street.
Working with both MIT’s Sustainable Design Lab and the Lincoln Laboratory, Boston may be able to significantly cut costs and boost its energy resilience.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has called for the creation of a City Web – a collaborative platform to speed innovation.
A new report from the Public Technology Institute examines challenges and opportunities presented by open data.
States are working to try to stop online filing fraud by verifying the identity of the filers, strengthening password protocols and sharing information on filings that use stolen identities.
The Secretary of State's office and the non-profit research firm announced a campaign-finance search tool that provides easy insight into state-level independent expenditures.
The police in Freeport, N.Y., started the program to spot stolen vehicles -- but now find it capturing much, much more.
A new bill would preempt states from making their own laws regarding access to encrypted communications.
The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex on the University of Albany campus will provide the state’s technology industry with more resources to drive economic growth.
As the next wave of policing, body-worn cameras have the potential to drown law enforcement officials rather than carry them to shore.