State & Local

 
  • FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

    FirstNet rocks test deployment at Jersey shore

    Tests of JerseyNet at two Atlantic City concerts demonstrated unobstructed transmission of video, voice and radio communications between first responders, police and command centers.

  • jackson open data

    Jackson joins the open data movement

    An open data executive order from the Mississippi town's mayor establishes policies that codify and standardize open data processes.

  • Health care fraud: We can

    Health care fraud: We can't afford to 'pay and chase'

    Data validation, anomaly detection and predictive modeling can give federal agencies the real-time analytical framework that is needed to curb the rising tide of fraud.

  • Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

    Virginia to get a full cybersecurity review

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants his IT team to conduct a full cybersecurity audit and craft new strategies for preventing attacks on state networks.

  • Should this be the end for Flash in government?

    Should this be the end for Flash in government?

    Website use of the Adobe Flash Player dwindles each year due to security breaches, mobile incompatibility and resource drain. Are agencies getting the hint?

  • Indiana invests in all-flash data center

    Indiana invests in all-flash data center

    The Indiana Office of Technology is building the first state-level all-flash data center in the United States.

  • SBA helps cities put entrepreneurs on the fast track

    SBA helps cities put entrepreneurs on the fast track

    The Small Business Administration’s “Startup in a Day” awarded communities with funding to improve online licensing and permitting processes for entrepreneurs.

  • Boulder uses big data to monitor health of trees

    Boulder uses big data to monitor health of trees

    Boulder, Colo., is using Trimble’s eCognition software to help city staff identify healthy or damaged canopy.

  • Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

    Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

    The city open data website will make city information more accessible for citizens, reduce staff time and make the most of the city’s legacy data.

  • Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

    Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

    New York City upgraded its Census FactFinder, a website that lets users access socioeconomic and demographic information from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

  • Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

    Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

    The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.

  • North Dakota: Armed police drones and high-altitude, nighttime tests

    North Dakota: Armed police drones and high-altitude, nighttime tests

    Police in North Dakota can now arm unmanned aerial vehicles with non-lethal weapons, and the FAA expanded testing capabilities for drones in the state.

  • Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

    Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

    It can be tough transitioning to an electronic environment, and many state financial agencies cite a culture that often impedes innovation and collaboration and purchasing rules that make it hard to adapt to technological changes.

  • Iowa installs visual broadband monitoring system

    Iowa installs visual broadband monitoring system

    The Iowa Communications Network now has a way to visually track real-time network and information system disruptions and cyberattacks.