State & Local

 
  • In NYC, a common case management platform is speeding in up claims and other legal workflows

    How a common case management platform speeds up legal workflows

    Case management software first used by New York City’s Law Department is being rolled out to other legal agencies across the city, providing cross-agency workflow efficiency and analytics for city managers.

  • Farmers can benefit from granular data provided by the Internet of Things

    County tests IoT for local farmers

    Montgomery County, Md., is using its Thingstitute testbed to see how actionable, granular data can help farmers improve their businesses.

  • A federal full-court press for smart cities IT

    A federal full-court press for smart cities IT

    Backed by $160 million in federal funding, the Obama administration announced programs to help local communities use emerging technologies to reduce traffic congestion, fight crime, foster economic growth and improve the delivery of city services.

  • Pittsburgh

    Pittsburgh's big plan for digital innovation

    The city's Roadmap for Inclusive Innovation aims to give residents equitable access to technology, city resources and information.

  • How agencies can boost their search results

    How agencies can boost their search results

    Making government sites easily discoverable by search engines ultimately helps citizens, allowing them to find and use the services and information that agencies make available.

  • Texas WIC is working with Microsoft to move to cloud

    Texas moves WIC data to the cloud

    Texas’ supplemental nutrition program is moving to the cloud to streamline backup and data sync processes.

  • States rush to regulate drones ahead of federal guidelines

    States rush to regulate drones ahead of federal guidelines

    In the absence of federal regulations, states are eager to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles, but advocates for the technology say legislatures are overstepping their authority and hamstringing an industry ripe for growth.

  • Dedicated apps and discreet monitoring could keep teen offenders out of jail

    Apps and discreet monitoring could keep teen offenders out of jail

    Technology that pairs GPS, Bluetooth and smartphones with lightweight ankle bracelets will allow officials to keep some teenage offenders out of jail as they await trial.

  • In San Antonio, it

    In San Antonio, it's now free 4G for everyone on the city's transit system

    San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit put routers on all its buses, paratransit vans and at transit centers to give its riders free 4G Wi-Fi access.

  • OpenJustice puts California criminal justice data on display

    OpenJustice puts California criminal justice data on display

    The OpenJustice initiative features a dashboard of criminal justice indicators and an open data portal that encourages download and re-use of data.

  • FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

    FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

    Tests of JerseyNet at two Atlantic City concerts demonstrated unobstructed transmission of video, voice and radio communications between first responders, police and command centers.

  • jackson open data

    Jackson joins the open data movement

    An open data executive order from the Mississippi town's mayor establishes policies that codify and standardize open data processes.

  • Health care fraud: We can

    Health care fraud: We can't afford to 'pay and chase'

    Data validation, anomaly detection and predictive modeling can give federal agencies the real-time analytical framework that is needed to curb the rising tide of fraud.

  • Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

    Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants his IT team to conduct a full cybersecurity audit and craft new strategies for preventing attacks on state networks.