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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.

Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

Kansas City, Mo., streamlined its towing process with help from AutoReturn's cloud-based municipal logistics solution.

Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

Leveraging a IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award, the Denver metro area’s Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement System assesses the needs of the homeless and matches them to appropriate housing resources.

The data center powering California’s water management

The data center powering California’s water management

The California Department of Water Resources’ software-defined data center reduces complexity, increases security and speeds the deployment of business systems.

Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

The California Department of Transportation will use the Pavia Headlight mobile inspection system to collect real-time data on construction work.

Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

businessCONNECT aims to reduce the friction in business formation and enhance state and local government economic development efforts.

Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

Agencies are taking advantage of North Carolina’s Innovation Center, which provides a proving ground for IT solutions and fosters collaboration among state technology buyers.

Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

PGH Lab program gives local startups a chance to work with the city to test new technologies and services.

NYC schools moving to e-books

NYC schools moving to e-books

The city’s contract with Amazon will allow more than 1,800 public schools to purchase digital books through an online marketplace.

4 steps to accessible websites

4 steps to accessible websites

The Digital Accessibility Checklist helps local governments make sure their website content and digital services are accessible to all, regardless of disability.

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

Researchers from Penn State are developing a high performance computing-based framework to evaluate accident traffic data from police reports across California to find patterns related to deaths and severe injuries.

311 app works across jurisdictions

311 app works across jurisdictions

Public Service Request’s mobile app lets users lodge complaints or submit service requests to local governments -- even as they move across municipalities.


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