When geographic information systems are integrated into an agency’s overall strategy, leaders can leverage location data to better inform decisions.
A recent report explores how adding LTE-U to a limited band spectrum can disrupt Wi-Fi services used by local governments.
Staying flexible and pushing the limits of software has nurtured the growth of the public-safety GIS portal to 36,000 users across the state.
An open source, CalCloud-hosted “tech habitat” for development, the Innovation Lab helps agencies build, test and deploy open source projects in the state’s data center.
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.
Fire departments can join together for ad hoc meetings, training or disaster planning both in the station house and in the field.
The Indiana Office of Technology is using Syncplicity, an enterprise file sharing system, to facilitate collaboration and cut down on shadow IT.
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.