State & Local

 
  • 5-state data clearinghouse cuts duplicate benefits payments

    5-state data clearinghouse cuts duplicate benefits payments

    As people apply for assistance, the National Accuracy Clearinghouse flags duplicate identifying information from five states.

  • Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

    Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

    The state has teamed up with Rave Mobile Safety to give key personnel a mobile app that promises faster response to active shooter situations and other emergencies.

  • New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

    New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

    The technology is part of “NY Responds,” the state’s newly integrated approach to disaster preparedness and response.

  • 7 steps to securing open government

    7 steps to securing open government

    A case study of open data processes in Seattle yielded seven ways cities can better manage risk when opening their data.

  • The fight against health care fraud

    The fight against health care fraud

    Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.

  • Pilot project combines federal and state datasets to find SNAP fraud

    Pilot project combines federal and state datasets to find SNAP fraud

    In a seven-state pilot, the Food and Nutrition Services is using predictive analytics to find and prevent fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

  • CallWorks

    NG 911 prepper: County updates emergency phone system

    Emergency CallWorks gives Stafford County’s emergency services an interactive mapping system to speed response.

  • 10 public sector projects take top honors in GCN Awards

    10 public sector projects take top honors in GCN Awards

    Ten public sector IT systems, including federal projects to expand digital services to users on global scale as well as local government apps designed to streamline citizens’ online experiences, were named winners of the 2015 GCN Awards for IT excellence.

  • New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers

    New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers' pockets

    Intellicheck is piloting its Law ID mobile device-based authentication solution with three different law enforcement agencies.

  • GitHub Enterprise now available through major GWACs

    GitHub Enterprise now available through major GWACs

    Agencies can now access GitHub Enterprise, the open source platform for code review, collaboration and project tracking through DLT Solutions’ government contracts.

  • 'Checkbook' websites shine light on state spending

    Besides increasing transparency, checkbook websites can identify inefficiencies and reduce the amount of time spent by staff filling information requests.

  • DHS-developed tech could give first responders

    DHS-developed tech could give legacy radio systems new life

    By licensing its Radio Internet-Protocol Communications Module, the Department of Homeland Security hopes to help responder organizations easily and inexpensively upgrade their legacy communications systems.

  • State legislature sites need UX tuneup

    State legislature sites need UX tuneup

    Compared to industry sites, state legislature websites fall short in the web technologies that enhance user experience.

  • Virginia educators get data analytics platform

    Virginia educators get data analytics platform

    The onTRAC system identifies achievement trends, tracks progress for students and provides a breakdown of critical data that teachers can use to create personalized learning plans.