With the advent of mobile devices, crowdsourced information can be integrated into situational awareness applications.
The hack that took data on 200,000 registered voters in Illinois and another that penetrated an Arizona election system are suspected to have originated in Russia.
Ten communities in the Cool & Connected program will get planning support to help improve broadband services to boost economic development.
For now, issues related to speed, accuracy and workflow keep social media from becoming a mainstream communication platform for emergency response.
The recent overruling of the FCC’s attempt to block states’ laws restricting municipal broadband services has sparked an opposing response from 42 mayors and city leaders.
Open data -- and the infrastructure to support it -- are driving a remarkable degree of innovation at all levels of government.
In Texas and South Carolina, seamlessly connecting the remote visitation technology to the health records system has solved the workflow problems that had been holding telehealth back.
Whether it’s meeting new technology challenges or taking the tedium or danger out of government operations, agencies are using automation to deliver services faster.
Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.
Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.
Recognizing that new business owners were required to submit the same information to several agencies, the state found a way to break down agency silos and create efficiencies.
As the scope and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to grow, agencies are deploying ever more innovative defenses.
Six infrastructure projects show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.
The Wi-Fi Internet for School Emergencies program will tap into the state’s internet backbone to give public safety officials high-speed, private and secure Wi-Fi on school campuses.
The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.