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  • App delivers last-mile options for NC train travelers

    App delivers last-mile options for NC train travelers

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation is testing an app that integrates public transit information with Uber data to make rail commuting easier.

  • Creating the accessible website

    Creating the accessible website

    To make its website more accessible and useful to residents, Marion, Ill., installed software on that adds speech, reading and translation capabilities.

  • Five fixes for U.S. election systems

    5 fixes for U.S. election systems

    Two Harvard cybersecurity scholars outline the election risks and recommend several steps for federal and local governments to take after the 2016 elections.

  • Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    A White House initiative to improve economic development in coal communities will fund training for drone operators in southwest Virginia.

  • FirstNet contract award deadline slips

    FirstNet contract award deadline slips

    After missing the Nov. 1 deadline, officials said they were moving closer to an award for the national emergency radio network.

  • Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

    Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

    The ‘Burgh’s Eye View’ data portal gives users a quick way to find information on 311 requests, police activity and other city information.

  • Map-based tools smooth early voting

    Map-based tools smooth early voting

    Geographic information systems are helping improve the voting experience for both voters and election officials.

  • AI could speed transit security scan times

    AI could speed transit security scan times

    Evolv Technology is testing its system that speeds scanning by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • Using data to build a safer city

    Using data to build a safer city

    Urban planners soon may be able create safer cities based on a combination of cellphone data, Google Street View images and machine learning.

  • Boston.gov opens its source code

    Boston.gov opens its source code

    Boston releases the code behind its recently redesigned website so that developers can contribute improvements and other cities can build their own sites from it.

  • FBI offers free online cyber investigation training

    The Cyber Investigator Certification Program can help law enforcement officers improve their handling of digital evidence.

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    DC takes underground pipe inspections to the cloud

    The Water and Sewer Authority in Washington, D.C., uses Esri services in the Microsoft Azure cloud to improve inspection management.

  • How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

    How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

    The Los Angeles Integrated Security Operations Center consolidates more than 200 million log records from across 41 departments every 24 hours.

  • How telematics help fleet managers reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    How telematics help fleet managers reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Besides helping agencies track vehicle performance, telematics can help fleet managers meet federal mandates that require greenhouse gas emissions reductions of 15 percent by 2020.

Topic Resources

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every government agency today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting government information and citizens’ personal data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your agency’s cybersecurity posture.

  • 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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    FirstNet award finally issued


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