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Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

The state is trying to create an online marijuana license and registration system that is a little more IRS and a little less SWAT team.

Measuring Massachusetts

Measuring Massachusetts' big data ecosystem

The Massachusetts Big Data project charts the growth of big data activity in the state.

The opportunity project

White House launches open data Opportunity Project

The package of open data and digital tools will help developers build apps that tackle inequities and strengthen communities.

Internet exchange

Montgomery MIX: Alabama bets on high-speed exchange

With partners in state and local government, the military, universities and businesses, the Montgomery Internet Exchange is poised to expand cybersecurity research, spur economic growth and deliver content faster for businesses and consumers.

Location, location, location: 3 keys to government service delivery

Location, location, location: 3 keys to government service delivery

With geospatial information, agencies can put resources where they’re needed, increasing transparency, efficiency and productivity.

Decision mapping: GIS steps up

Decision mapping: GIS steps up

When geographic information systems are integrated into an agency’s overall strategy, leaders can leverage location data to better inform decisions.

Can LTE-U disrupt local government Wi-Fi?

Can LTE-U disrupt local government Wi-Fi?

A recent report explores how adding LTE-U to a limited band spectrum can disrupt Wi-Fi services used by local governments.

Virtual Alabama: 10 years of lessons learned

Virtual Alabama: 10 years of lessons learned

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.

California opens Innovation Lab

California opens Innovation Lab

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.

Aging voting machines cost local, state governments

Aging voting machines cost local, state governments

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.

A local fire department ups its GIS game

A local fire department ups its GIS game

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.

18F to offer consulting to state and local government

18F offers a leg up to state and local government

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.

Indiana moves file sharing system to hybrid cloud

Indiana moves file sharing system to hybrid cloud

The Indiana Office of Technology is using Syncplicity, an enterprise file sharing system, to facilitate collaboration and cut down on shadow IT.

Telepresence keeps two cities’ firefighters connected, trained

Telepresence keeps two cities’ firefighters connected, trained

Fire departments can join together for ad hoc meetings, training or disaster planning both in the station house and in the field.

CompStat turns 21 -- and opens up to the public

CompStat turns 21 -- and opens to the public

CompStat 2.0 promises greater transparency for ordinary citizens and improved access for police on the street.


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