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  • Louisville tests smarter traffic signal management

    Louisville tests smarter traffic signal management

    The pilot project will improve communication with stoplights that are not on the Kentucky city's fiber network.

  • DC hires its first chief data officer

    DC hires its first chief data officer

    As Washington, D.C.’s first chief data officer, Barney Krucoff will work to open the city’s data and improve the flow of information among the District’s agencies.

  • Identifying future shootings in the Windy City

    Identifying future shootings in the Windy City

    Based on the theory that shooters are themselves more likely to be shot, Chicago built an algorithm that identifies those it considers most responsible for gun violence in the city.

  • Improving healthcare with data analytics

    Improving healthcare with data analytics

    Maine is integrating behavioral health data into HealthInfoNet’s patient records to improve care.

  • Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    The $70M modernization project will move applications from a mainframe to an Oracle stack, streamline customer service and drive more transactions online.

  • Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Using an Environmental Protection Agency tool that brings together environmental and demographic data, a non-profit shows where insufficient tree canopies overlap with the most vulnerable urban populations.

  • Tied up and held for ransom

    Tied up and held for ransom

    Government agencies, particularly state and local ones, are under attack by hackers who are using a combination of malware, phishing and social engineering to wring money from their public-sector victims.

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    New team to lead San Francisco’s digital innovation

    The city is hiring for a newly created chief digital services officer position that will oversee a team to digitize city services.

  • California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    The California Department of Technology prequalified 11 agile vendors to work on the new California Child Welfare System.

  • NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s reference design would improve interoperability between mobile platforms, applications and identity systems for public safety organizations.

  • Cities, states plod toward

    Cities, states plod toward 'Next Generation 911'

    States and cities must exchange their traditional emergency phone systems for Internet Protocol networks, which can send digital voice, photo and video information over the internet.

  • California seeks medical marijuana regulation support

    California seeks medical marijuana regulation support

    Systems will support tracking products and issuing licenses to the medical cannabis industry.

  • Tennessee finds most residents can access broadband, but don’t use it

    Tennessee finds most residents can access broadband, but don’t use it

    A state-commissioned survey in Tennessee finds that the vast majority of residents have access to broadband but choose to use cheaper internet services instead.

  • Radiological data, real time

    Radiological data, real time

    RadResponder is a cloud-based radiation data collection system that gives first responders standardized services for managing radiation data.

Topic Resources

  • The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

    Data growth is a standard problem of the modern digital age. Being data driven to remain in business and increase profitability is not an option; rather, it is a necessity. In these complex times, tighter IT budgets along with the need to shift the focus on business requirements are putting added pressures on IT departments. This whitepaper examines a new era of software-defined storage solutions that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.

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  • California tests electronic database for end-of-life wishes

    California tests electronic database for end-of-life wishes


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