State & Local

 
  • How governments can close broadband gaps

    How governments can close broadband gaps

    A recent Brookings Institution report suggests how governments can improve local broadband connectivity rates.

  • Virginia cyber accelerator gains key sponsorship

    Virginia cyber accelerator gains key sponsorship

    Mach37's platinum sponsorship from General Dynamics Mission Systems will help leverage Virginia’s university, industry and government cybersecurity assets to produce new innovative products and companies.

  • Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

    Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

    In support of data-driven decision making, a new tool from OpenGov lets officials compare their performance with that of their peers.

  • DOT dangles big money to encourage cities

    DOT dangles big money to encourage cities' smart transportation efforts

    The Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will award up to $50 million to a medium-sized city to develop a data-driven transportation infrastructure.

  • Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

    Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

    Public- and private-sector officials discuss cybersecurity workforce issues at the inaugural Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education.

  • NYC clarifies open data policies

    NYC clarifies open data policies

    Five measures will make the city’s open data portal's store of information more accessible.

  • NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    The smartphone app lets users who spot suspicious activity quickly send a photo or message to authorities.

  • Arkansas health exchange website

    As Obamacare turns 3, state exchanges mature

    Back-end improvements to the state health care marketplaces are making them viable options to Healthcare.gov.

  • Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Across the nation, cities of all sizes are trying to build 21st century economies by providing money and expertise to startups and clustering tech companies in millennial-friendly neighborhoods.

  • Ransomware on SLED networks

    Malware, ransomware twice as likely to hit state, local networks

    After evaluating over 30 million alerts from its users around the world, Sentinel IPS found that 67 percent of government networks and 72 percent of education networks triggered critical malware or ransomware alerts.

  • In Oklahoma, fighting fires with better data

    In Oklahoma, fighting fires with better data

    With the Esri Collector app, Oklahoma Forestry Services gets geographic situational awareness for fighting wildfires and managing public lands.

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    Boston uses CALC tool for buying tech

    Boston is using the General Services Administration’s Contract-Awarded Labor Category tool to make more informed and cost-efficient IT procurement decisions.

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    How to build customer-focused government

    By becoming more customer focused, California can improve the nature of its interactions with residents, a new report finds.

  • California launches DebtWatch open data site

    California launches DebtWatch open data site

    DebtWatch provides details on the $1.5 trillion in debt issued by state and local government entities.


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