State & Local

 
  • The data center powering California’s water management

    The data center powering California’s water management

    The California Department of Water Resources’ software-defined data center reduces complexity, increases security and speeds the deployment of business systems.

  • Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

    Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

    The California Department of Transportation will use the Pavia Headlight mobile inspection system to collect real-time data on construction work.

  • Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

    Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

    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.

  • Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

    Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

    businessCONNECT aims to reduce the friction in business formation and enhance state and local government economic development efforts.

  • Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

    Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

    PGH Lab program gives local startups a chance to work with the city to test new technologies and services.

  • 4 steps to accessible websites

    4 steps to accessible websites

    The Digital Accessibility Checklist helps local governments make sure their website content and digital services are accessible to all, regardless of disability.

  • Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

    Does big data hold the clue to traffic fatalities?

    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.

  • NYC schools moving to e-books

    NYC schools moving to e-books

    The city’s contract with Amazon will allow more than 1,800 public schools to purchase digital books through an online marketplace.

  • 311 app works across jurisdictions

    311 app works across jurisdictions

    Public Service Request’s mobile app lets users lodge complaints or submit service requests to local governments -- even as they move across municipalities.

  • Agencies increasingly see the cloud’s silver lining

    Agencies increasingly see the cloud’s silver lining

    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.

  • open data for state and local government

    Open data tapped for economic development, law enforcement

    State and local governments are finding different ways to leverage their open data.

  • Panel discussion on police data initiative

    One year later: The Police Data Initiative celebrates growth

    Participation in the Police Data Initiative has grown to 53 jurisdictions, which have released over 90 datasets of information to the public.

  • NYC subway farecard barrier

    NYC eyes mobile pay for transit

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released a public bid for a new fare payment system that uses contactless smart cards and mobile phones.

  • Kansas city

    What is a smart city?

    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.


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