State & Local

 
  • Body cams for police? Yes. Policies on usage? Not so much.

    Body cams for police? Yes. Policies on usage? Not so much.

    A report by the Leadership Conference and Upturn evaluates the policies governing body -orn cameras at police departments across the country.

  • LA puts 4G wireless in streetlights

    LA tops LED streetlights with 4G wireless

    A partnership between Los Angeles, Philips and Ericsson will install 100 energy efficient streetlights that also deliver improved network performance in dense urban areas.

  • Pennsylvania to upgrade criminal record data collection

    Pennsylvania to upgrade criminal record data collection

    Electronic data collection will increase offender identification compliance.

  • CfA helps Pittsburgh ease procurement

    CfA helps Pittsburgh ease procurement

    Code for America fellows built three open source tools to improve the city’s procurement process.

  • How Iowa eased its transition to Drupal

    How Iowa eased its transition to Drupal

    The state’s Drupal Standard Operating platform was made available to state agencies in December 2014, as part of a plan to eventually migrate all state sites to a common system.

  • States vs. feds: Who does cybersecurity the best?

    States vs. feds: Who does cybersecurity better?

    A new study compares the cybersecurity posture of different levels of government.

  • Virgin media

    Newest Wi-Fi option: Manholes

    There is a new way cities can provide broadband to residents – via Wi-Fi hotspots embedded into manholes.

  • Codifying police ‘gut’ instincts with predictive analytics

    Codifying police ‘gut’ instincts with predictive analytics

    Hitachi predictive technology for law enforcement combines real-time social media and Internet data feeds with historical data.

  • Protecting the youngest victims of identity theft

    Protecting the youngest victims of identity theft

    Some states make it impossible to use a child’s Social Security number and other identifying information to establish credit, and in Utah parents can have their child’s identifying information monitored by the state.

  • DHS opens Artic Domain Awareness Center

    DHS opens Arctic Domain Awareness Center

    Department of Homeland Security’s Arctic Domain Awareness Center to better understand the Arctic environment and its challenges.

  • Iowa City moves workforce management to the cloud

    Iowa City moves workforce management to the cloud

    Iowa City will migrate workforce management for than 750 employees across all departments into the Workforce Ready solution from Kronos Inc.

  • ClaimStat crunches claims data to identify NYC’s chronic problems

    ClaimStat crunches claims data to identify NYC’s chronic problems

    Developed by New York City’s Comptroller Scott Stringer, ClaimStat is a data-driven initiative that identifies the patterns and practices that lead to lawsuits against the city.

  • smart city analytics platforms

    IDC shortlists smart city analytics suites

    The market research firm handicaps platforms from the top enterprise analytics vendors.

  • San Francisco leveraging libraries to build a better IoT network

    San Francisco leveraging libraries to build a better IoT network

    The city is installing antennas on its libraries to build a low-power network for connected devices and the services they support.

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