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Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

A real-time performance intelligence system gives military and law enforcement trainers unprecedented insight into trainee performance.

Datacasting public safety information via PBS signal

Datacasting pilot transmits public safety video via PBS signal

Datacasting transmits encrypted live video and data over existing broadcast television signals to a targeted public safety audience.

Idaho unwraps digital wallet

Idaho unwraps digital wallet

The Idaho Department of Agriculture is first agency to deploy the eGovExpress Digital Wallet that consolidates a user’s payment information into one password-protected online account.

The tech that gives government IT managers heartburn

The tech that gives government IT managers heartburn

IT is part of almost every aspect of government, but that doesn’t mean that agencies embrace it all with open arms.

Pittsburgh innovation roadmap

Pittsburgh on the road to ‘inclusive innovation’

Forty-three percent of the initiatives in the Pittsburgh Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation are underway.

Legacy voting machines ripe for tampering, breakdowns

Legacy voting machines ripe for tampering, breakdowns

As the nation prepares for the next presidential election, its voting machines are in need of a serious update.

States go high-tech to battle snow and ice

States go high-tech to battle snow and ice

As state transportation officials prepare for this season’s onslaught of winter blizzards and ice storms, many of them will be using technology in new ways to help clear the roads and make them safer for drivers.

How New York tracks former foster children

How New York tracks former foster children

The Center for Technology in Government helped the state develop a system that collects and delivers data for the National Youth in Transition Database.

Code for America opens police data in Indianapolis

CfA, Indianapolis partner for open data toolkit for police data

Code for America worked with the city to create Comport, an open data extract, transform and load toolkit uploads existing internal affairs data for open data portals.

National Guard cyber protection teams

National Guard expands cyber protection teams

A joint New York-New Jersey team was one of 13 new cyber units the Guard announced it would activate throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.

mobile tools for public safety

How mobility and instant data sharing can transform public safety

When a mobile device and applications ecosystem enhances and optimizes business process, it can speed response and boost information quality.

Cook County property office streamlines taxing workflow

Cook County property office streamlines taxing workflow

The Illinois county went live with a web-based real property tax handling application that will cut down on some 78,000 paper documents filed with the county every month.

How governments can close broadband gaps

How governments can close broadband gaps

A recent Brookings Institution report suggests how governments can improve local broadband connectivity rates.

Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

In support of data-driven decision making, a new tool from OpenGov lets officials compare their performance with that of their peers.

DOT dangles big money to encourage cities

DOT dangles big money to encourage cities' smart transportation efforts

The Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will award up to $50 million to a medium-sized city to develop a data-driven transportation infrastructure.


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