A new study study of open data initiatives in Los Angeles County has recommendations that could apply to any local government's efforts.
Case management software first used by New York City’s Law Department is being rolled out to other legal agencies across the city, providing cross-agency workflow efficiency and analytics for city managers.
Montgomery County, Md., is using its Thingstitute testbed to see how actionable, granular data can help farmers improve their businesses.
Backed by $160 million in federal funding, the Obama administration announced programs to help local communities use emerging technologies to reduce traffic congestion, fight crime, foster economic growth and improve the delivery of city services.
The city's Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation aims to give residents equitable access to technology, city resources and information.
Making government sites easily discoverable by search engines ultimately helps citizens, allowing them to find and use the services and information that agencies make available.
In the absence of federal regulations, states are eager to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles, but advocates for the technology say legislatures are overstepping their authority and hamstringing an industry ripe for growth.
Texas’ supplemental nutrition program is moving to the cloud to streamline backup and data sync processes.
Technology that pairs GPS, Bluetooth and smartphones with lightweight ankle bracelets will allow officials to keep some teenage offenders out of jail as they await trial.
The OpenJustice initiative features a dashboard of criminal justice indicators and an open data portal that encourages download and re-use of data.
San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit put routers on all its buses, paratransit vans and at transit centers to give its riders free 4G Wi-Fi access.
Tests of JerseyNet at two Atlantic City concerts demonstrated unobstructed transmission of video, voice and radio communications between first responders, police and command centers.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants his IT team to conduct a full cybersecurity audit and craft new strategies for preventing attacks on state networks.
Data validation, anomaly detection and predictive modeling can give federal agencies the real-time analytical framework that is needed to curb the rising tide of fraud.
Website use of the Adobe Flash Player dwindles each year due to security breaches, mobile incompatibility and resource drain. Are agencies getting the hint?