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  • Harrisburg PA

    Pennsylvania wades into open data

    The state launched its Socrata-based open data portal with 12 datasets.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists: Editor

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Editor's choice

    Open data -- and the infrastructure to support it -- are driving a remarkable degree of innovation at all levels of government.

  • Dig IT finalists: Robotics, Automation & Unmanned Systems

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Robotics, automation and UAS

    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.

  • How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    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.

  • Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.

  • Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists:  Cybersecurity

    Announcing the Dig IT Award Finalists: Cybersecurity

    As the scope and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to grow, agencies are deploying ever more innovative defenses.

  • Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    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.

  • Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is hosting a summit to discuss current cybersecurity activities, challenges and opportunities.

  • Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    AlertBoston can now send tailored alerts via phone, text or email in four different languages.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Cloud and infrastructure

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Cloud and infrastructure

    Six infrastructure projects show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • A proving ground for smart city tech

    A proving ground for smart city tech

    The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Big Data, Analytics and Visualization

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Big data, analytics and visualization

    Six projects, involving more than a dozen different agencies, show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • When disaster-response apps fail

    When disaster-response apps fail

    Emergency planners should use the same strategy individuals figured out for themselves after the Bastille Day attack in Nice: create multiple independent systems to ensure connectivity.


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