A successful cloud-based system must combine deep functionality with the last-mile capabilities that allow smaller jurisdictions to continue the march to greater efficiency and constant innovation.
With less than two-thirds of state capitol buildings employing metal detectors, and about 20 statehouses specifically allowing guns inside, there are many security gaps that rioters could exploit.
To many policing experts this was nothing short of an international embarrassment for American law enforcement and a searing indictment of a police department that appeared to be caught completely unprepared.
After addressing networking and collaboration issues, cities should expect economic slowdowns, budget reductions, a return to growth and the eventual return to what IDC calls “the next normal.”
Agencies that embrace digital tools and approaches that elevate, equip and empower employees will succeed, no matter what the “new reality” looks like.
Intelligent document processing has helped the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles overcome challenges associated with COVID-related field office closures.
The Chicago-area COVID data resource and exchange hub is intended to generate insights on regional bed capacity, better capture of risk factors and clinical variables among COVID patients and reduce the reporting burden.
As COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities in state and local government IT systems, the newly formed U.S. Digital Response stepped in to help. Its successes offer insight into existing barriers and the future of the civic tech movement.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for fast, reliable internet connectivity a high priority. Governments at all levels have stepped up to help, but challenges persist.
With the state providing no-cost on-demand access to online classes for training, reskilling and upskilling, residents are taking advantage of courses in technology, health care, retail and manufacturing.