California is overhauling the way it collects information for its massive cancer database in the hope of improving how patients are treated for the disease.
StormSense, a new flood forecasting project, will give emergency managers in coastal towns flood predictions so accurate that residents can be notified if they need to move their car one street over.
To help connect rural communities with medical specialists and educational programs in other parts of the country, the Department of Agriculture is awarding $23.4 million in grants to fund distance learning and telemedicine projects in 32 states.
Arizona Department of Administration will soon start using Facebook at Work as its main platform for internal communications.
The new Advanced Wireless Research Initiative will deploy and use four city-scale testing platforms to study the next generation of wireless technologies.
An interoperability compliance matrix will document the technical standards, key data elements and network policies that will ensure state systems can work with the nationwide public safety broadband network.
Kansas appoints its first Director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Utah proposes legislation to ‘neutralize’ drones over wildfires by jamming their signals or shooting them down.
The Iowa Communications Network implemented real-time analytic dashboards to better monitor and respond to key performance indicators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking for a nationally uniform 911 data system.
Although many cities have made progress with open data portals and digitizing archives, a few consistently lead the pack.
Five Iowa health care systems are using the Statewide Alert Notification system that provides real-time, secure notifications to Medicaid care teams regarding emergency room visits, admissions and discharges of their members.
Georgia’s new School Reports website collects data from multiple sources to provide each public school with a single performance report based on indicators of student success.
Workforce management solutions can help state and local government agencies comply with the upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
States’ detailed data systems have revealed that more education doesn’t always mean higher earnings.