Fast, secure and reliable communication is critical for local emergency managers and law enforcement agencies responsible for major events.
State election officials are making plans to tighten security all along the voting chain -- from voter registration to machine integrity and audit trails -- with help from the Department of Homeland Security under the new critical infrastructure designation.
The user-friendly interface isn't just making group discussions easier -- it's fostering conversations that weren’t likely to happen otherwise.
The Connected City Blueprint identifies smart cities’ connectivity options, their benefits and the value propositions.
At a recent workshop, Kansas City, Mo., demonstrated how big data can be used to improve city performance.
As communities across the country continue to clamor for high-speed broadband, the number of critics speaking out against municipal broadband is growing.
Highway patrols are tapping into big data to predict where serious or fatal traffic accidents are likely to take place so they can try to prevent them.
Birmingham, Ala., is building a smart city future -- and is starting to see the fruits of its labor.
Five cities were awarded $250,000 worth of technology and consulting services as winners of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant.
A new report aims to flatten the learning curve for new chief data officers.
A new peer-to-peer criminal justice resource helps officials get fast and comprehensive answers to their questions about how to make better use of data to reduce incarceration and crime.
Variations in state and local licensing agreements can raise transaction costs, create barriers and substantially reduce the value of the data, a new report suggests.
Berkeley County, W.Va., is implementing a mass public safety notification system.
The digital kiosks and Wi-Fi on public transportation will help Miami-Dade County relieve traffic congestion and build a smart city infrastructure.
Technically, state and local governments can buy tools and services from the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, but few have jumped on board.