The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.
It can be tough transitioning to an electronic environment, and many state financial agencies cite a culture that often impedes innovation and collaboration and purchasing rules that make it hard to adapt to technological changes.
Police in North Dakota can now arm unmanned aerial vehicles with non-lethal weapons, and the FAA expanded testing capabilities for drones in the state.
The Iowa Communications Network now has a way to visually track real-time network and information system disruptions and cyberattacks.
San Antonio will use the Accela Civic Platform to streamline city business processes and increase citizen access to government services.
New York City launched City Record Online, a fully searchable database for all public notices, land sales and contract awards.
Besides population and download speeds, the maps show the number of primary care providers per county, online access to health information, obesity prevalence and broadband provider distribution.
As people apply for assistance, the National Accuracy Clearinghouse flags duplicate identifying information from five states.
The state has teamed up with Rave Mobile Safety to give key personnel a mobile app that promises faster response to active shooter situations and other emergencies.
The technology is part of “NY Responds,” the state’s newly integrated approach to disaster preparedness and response.
Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.
A case study of open data processes in Seattle yielded seven ways cities can better manage risk when opening their data.
In a seven-state pilot, the Food and Nutrition Services is using predictive analytics to find and prevent fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Emergency CallWorks gives Stafford County’s emergency services an interactive mapping system to speed response.
Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.