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  • firstnet rfp released

    FirstNet RFP released

    After a year of consultation with industry and public safety officials, FirstNet released the final request for proposals for the nationwide, wireless, interoperable broadband communications network for first responders.

  • Feds back off on Real ID

    Feds back off on Real ID

    The federal government is backing off its demand that states bring their driver’s licenses and state ID cards to federal standards or see their residents face greater hassles at airports.

  • Adel Ebeid

    Philadelphia looking for a new CIO

    Following the resignation of Adel Ebeid late last year, Philadelphia is on the hunt for a new chief innovation officer.

  • NYC transit gets tech infusion

    NYC transit gets tech infusion

    The governor’s proposal will add cell and Wi-Fi service to underground train stations, mobile digital fare payments and more.

  • CTO Megan Smith and Office of Science and Technology Policy Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil

    5 strategies for an innovation nation

    Speaking at CES in Las Vegas, CTO Megan Smith outlined the administration’s initiatives for an innovation ecosystem that encourages public, private and academic participation.

  • web analytics

    State, local governments build on analytics.usa.gov

    IT managers in Tennessee, Philadelphia and Boulder, Colo., offer insights for integrating the analytics.usa.gov dashboard into state and local government.

  • boston pilots new website

    Boston streamlines its site for mobile

    Boston is giving users a glimpse of its redesigned website through pilot.boston.gov.

  • DOT sweetens Smart City Challenge prize with bus safety tech

    DOT sweetens Smart City Challenge prize with bus safety tech

    The winner of the Smart City Challenge will also receive Mobileye's Shield+ collision avoidance technology for every bus.

  • Denver taps Panasonic for smart city plans

    Denver taps Panasonic for smart city plans

    The city is looking to leverage smart city technologies to support energy sustainability, health care services and community engagement.

  • DHS to start Real ID Act enforcement at airports

    DHS to start Real ID Act enforcement at airports

    New urgency for state driver's license systems, as air travelers from non-compliant states may soon need new forms of identification to fly.

  • Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

    Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

    A real-time performance intelligence system gives military and law enforcement trainers unprecedented insight into trainee performance.

  • Workforce analytics: The innovator’s advantage

    Workforce analytics: The innovator’s advantage

    Workforce analytics can help agency leaders make the best decisions to improve operations, reduce costs, engage employees and achieve other important objectives.

  • Datacasting public safety information via PBS signal

    Datacasting pilot transmits public safety video via PBS signal

    Datacasting transmits encrypted live video and data over existing broadcast television signals to a targeted public safety audience.

  • San Diego

    San Diego looks to Accela to streamline business processes

    The Accela Civic Platform will help the city better manage land, permitting and code enforcement cases and increase citizen engagement.


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