The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance halted more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during income tax season, an 18 percent increase over the same time last year.
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.
businessCONNECT aims to reduce the friction in business formation and enhance state and local government economic development efforts.
PGH Lab program gives local startups a chance to work with the city to test new technologies and services.
The Digital Accessibility Checklist helps local governments make sure their website content and digital services are accessible to all, regardless of disability.
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.
The city’s contract with Amazon will allow more than 1,800 public schools to purchase digital books through an online marketplace.
Public Service Request’s mobile app lets users lodge complaints or submit service requests to local governments -- even as they move across municipalities.
A cloud-centric infrastructure is flexible enough to enable government organizations to manage and access critical decision-making data for less in an environment that is secure, modern and reliable.
State and local governments are finding different ways to leverage their open data.
Participation in the Police Data Initiative has grown to 53 jurisdictions, which have released over 90 datasets of information to the public.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released a public bid for a new fare payment system that uses contactless smart cards and mobile phones.
Although there is no clear definition of a smart city, the goal is to collect immediate data on everything from traffic patterns to home water use, analyze it and use that information to make the city work better.
Investments in smartphone-based fraud reporting apps are paying off because tipsters can submit photos and videos in support of their claims, making them easier for officials to investigate.