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  • AI could speed transit security scan times

    AI could speed transit security scan times

    Evolv Technology is testing its system that speeds scanning by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • virtual reality for data visualization

    Diving into data via virtual reality

    With VR technology, users can immerse themselves in data and find new insights.

  • Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    States are exploring the use of piezoelectric sensors for generating electricity, detecting stress on bridges and monitoring pavement conditions.

  • GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    The General Services Administration has added two new collaboration hubs to its Digital Communities portfolio.

  • artificial intelligence

    The AI-enabled future

    At a recent panel on artificial intelligence, industry experts said the technology is getting mature enough to make an impact.

  • Pennsylvania Avenue

    DC revs up smart-city project

    The second phase of Washington’s PA2040 smart-city project will extend to trash cans, parking, environmental sensing and public safety technology.

  • Building a better voting machine

    Building a better voting machine

    A panel of election technology experts point to projects in California and Texas counties that are developing secure, auditable systems.

  • Listening to the universe from rural West Virginia

    Listening to the universe from rural West Virginia

    The Green Bank radio telescope allows researchers to see astronomical phenomena often invisible or hidden in the electromagnetic spectrum.

  • NYC looks to tech to improve pedestrian safety

    NYC looks to tech to improve pedestrian safety

    As part of its goal to eventually eliminate pedestrian fatalities in its streets, New York City is considering smartphones or wearable devices to help visually impaired pedestrians safely cross streets.

  • White House lays foundation for AI-enabled future

    White House lays foundation for AI-enabled future

    A new report and strategic plan outlines how government can foster the development of artificial intelligence.

  • 2016 DIG IT winners

    Discovery and innovation in government IT: The 2016 dig IT Award winners

    DARPA, FEMA, NGA, Prince George's County, New Jersey's Parole Board and the Ark-Tex Council of Governments take top honors.

  • Sending passwords securely…through your body

    Sending passwords securely…through your body

    Researchers at the University of Washington have come up with a way to secure passwords by sending them through the human body, beyond the reach of wireless sniffers.

  • Protecting the perimeter as drones proliferate

    Protecting the perimeter as drones proliferate

    The Federal Aviation Administration's test of the SkyTracker drone-detection system shows what's possible in securing an increasingly crowded airspace.

  • FAA small UAS registry

    New drone registration system is flying high

    The cloud-based, API-driven website was delivered in two months and has processed nearly half a million registrations.

Topic Resources

  • Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

    Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.

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  • smart city IoT (chombosan/Shutterstock.com)

    Lafayette taps IoT for air quality data


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