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  • Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

    Crowdsourcing the Louisiana flood response

    With the advent of mobile devices, crowdsourced information can be integrated into situational awareness applications.

  • Arizona and Illinois election systems targeted by foreign hackers

    Arizona and Illinois election systems targeted by foreign hackers

    The hack that took data on 200,000 registered voters in Illinois and another that penetrated an Arizona election system are suspected to have originated in Russia.

  • Electronic tolling set go live in Massachusetts

    Electronic tolling set go live in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts announced its system would go live on Oct. 28 and made plans to completely demolish toll plazas along the Massachusetts Turnpike, the Tobin Bridge and Boston tunnels by the end of 2017.

  • Revitalizing Appalachian towns with broadband

    Revitalizing Appalachian towns with broadband

    Ten communities in the Cool & Connected program will get planning support to help improve broadband services to boost economic development.

  • Harrisburg PA

    Pennsylvania wades into open data

    The state launched its Socrata-based open data portal with 12 datasets.

  • City leaders support local broadband decisions

    City leaders support local broadband decisions

    The recent overruling of the FCC’s attempt to block states’ laws restricting municipal broadband services has sparked an opposing response from 42 mayors and city leaders.

  • Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

    Social media may work for recovery, but not yet for emergency response

    For now, issues related to speed, accuracy and workflow keep social media from becoming a mainstream communication platform for emergency response.

  • Telehealth success depends on integration with electronic health records

    Telehealth success depends on integration with electronic health records

    In Texas and South Carolina, seamlessly connecting the remote visitation technology to the health records system has solved the workflow problems that had been holding telehealth back.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists: Editor

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Editor's choice

    Open data -- and the infrastructure to support it -- are driving a remarkable degree of innovation at all levels of government.

  • Dig IT finalists: Robotics, Automation & Unmanned Systems

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Robotics, automation and UAS

    Whether it’s meeting new technology challenges or taking the tedium or danger out of government operations, agencies are using automation to deliver services faster.

  • How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    Recognizing that new business owners were required to submit the same information to several agencies, the state found a way to break down agency silos and create efficiencies.

  • Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.

  • Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists:  Cybersecurity

    Announcing the Dig IT Award Finalists: Cybersecurity

    As the scope and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to grow, agencies are deploying ever more innovative defenses.

Topic Resources

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every government agency today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting government information and citizens’ personal data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your agency’s cybersecurity posture.

  • The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

    Data growth is a standard problem of the modern digital age. Being data driven to remain in business and increase profitability is not an option; rather, it is a necessity. In these complex times, tighter IT budgets along with the need to shift the focus on business requirements are putting added pressures on IT departments. This whitepaper examines a new era of software-defined storage solutions that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.

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