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Last week for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Last call for 2015 GCN Awards nominations

Nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards that honor outstanding federal, state and local government IT projects are due Friday, June 5.

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Time is running out: GCN Awards nominations due June 5

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

GCN Awards

GCN opens nominations for 2015 GCN Awards

The GCN Awards represent an opportunity for agencies and the IT industry to recognize the work and commitment of agency teams who often make the difference between a project that just meets its marks and those with outstanding originality, value and productivity.

2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

Local police wrestle with success of license plate camera system

Local police wrestle with success of license plate camera system

The police in Freeport, N.Y., started the program to spot stolen vehicles -- but now find it capturing much, much more.

Bill seeks to prevent patchwork of state encryption rules

Bill seeks to prevent patchwork of state encryption rules

A new bill would preempt states from making their own laws regarding access to encrypted communications.

The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex

New York to build emerging tech R&D center

The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex on the University of Albany campus will provide the state’s technology industry with more resources to drive economic growth.

police body cameras

Surfing the body-worn camera wave

As the next wave of policing, body-worn cameras have the potential to drown law enforcement officials rather than carry them to shore.

cities respond to DOT smart cities challenge

77 cities respond to Smart City Challenge

The winner of the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will receive more than $50 million in funding and support to improve its transportation network.

NYC offers free software to city students

NYC offers free software to city students

A partnership between the city and Microsoft allows students and families to download Office 365.

California cities seek tech to address civic challenges

Calling all startups: California cities seek tech to tackle civic challenges

The Startup In Residence Challenge pairs government agencies with innovative startups to research, build and test technology products that address civic challenges.

LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

The Los Angeles GeoHub is a portal of location-based open data from across city departments allowing both the public and city employees to build and share apps.

Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will use the Mutualink Wearable Smart Gateway to improve situational awareness and provide interoperable communications during the festivities surrounding Super Bowl 50.

FirstNet

FirstNet responds to integration concerns

Members of Congress questioned the security and integration of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

Tools that let agencies leverage technology to provide face-to-face assistance give them a new way to get the job done.