When geographic information systems are integrated into an agency’s overall strategy, leaders can leverage location data to better inform decisions.
With geospatial information, agencies can put resources where they’re needed, increasing transparency, efficiency and productivity.
Staying flexible and pushing the limits of software has nurtured the growth of the public-safety GIS portal to 36,000 users across the state.
A recent report explores how adding LTE-U to a limited band spectrum can disrupt Wi-Fi services used by local governments.
High-priced computerized machines have been falling out of favor with cash-strapped local governments, which also worry the machines could be hacked and lead to voter fraud.
An open source, CalCloud-hosted “tech habitat” for development, the Innovation Lab helps agencies build, test and deploy open source projects in the state’s data center.
A new State and Local Government Practice at the General Services Administration’s 18F digital services group will broaden the group’s impact in building, buying and sharing efficient and easy-to-use digital services.
In Virginia, the Henrico County Fire Department has partnered with Esri to go beyond basic GIS dispatching and provide real situational awareness when emergency calls come in.
CompStat 2.0 promises greater transparency for ordinary citizens and improved access for police on the street.
Fire departments can join together for ad hoc meetings, training or disaster planning both in the station house and in the field.
The Indiana Office of Technology is using Syncplicity, an enterprise file sharing system, to facilitate collaboration and cut down on shadow IT.
Working with both MIT’s Sustainable Design Lab and the Lincoln Laboratory, Boston may be able to significantly cut costs and boost its energy resilience.
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has called for the creation of a City Web – a collaborative platform to speed innovation.
The CDO will lead Boston’s Citywide Analytics Team and advance data-driven government operations.