State & Local

 
  • government data

    State CIOs sketch out priorities for Trump administration

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers plans to release advocacy priorities for the incoming administration.

  • How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

    How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

    The Department of Transportation is wrapping up a multiyear pilot that uses sensors on state maintenance vehicle fleets to better predict traffic and weather conditions.

  • ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    Lights and sensors monitoring the structure and environmental conditions around New Hampshire’s Memorial Bridge are powered by underwater turbines.

  • Easing analysis of crowdsourced data

    Easing analysis of crowdsourced data

    The Civic CrowdAnalytics web application automates analysis of unstructured crowdsourced data using natural language processing and machine learning.

  • America’s aging voting machines managed to survive another election

    America’s aging voting machines managed to survive another election

    Many computerized voting machines widely used today do not provide a paper record, forcing voters to trust a system of which they are increasingly skeptical.

  • Smart inhalers help monitor air pollution

    Smart inhalers help monitor air pollution

    The AIR Louisville program uses smart connected inhalers that track when, where and how often asthma patients use their devices.

  • How Rhode Island consolidated its health infrastructure

    How Rhode Island consolidated its health infrastructure

    RIBridges is a single repository for client information across 48 programs and several agencies.

  • How challenges turn cities into tech laboratories

    How challenges turn cities into tech laboratories

    Cities are taking the lead in testing and piloting technologies to tackle traffic, crime and chronic homelessness.

  • App delivers last-mile options for NC train travelers

    App delivers last-mile options for NC train travelers

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation is testing an app that integrates public transit information with Uber data to make rail commuting easier.

  • Creating the accessible website

    Creating the accessible website

    To make its website more accessible and useful to residents, Marion, Ill., installed software on that adds speech, reading and translation capabilities.

  • Five fixes for U.S. election systems

    5 fixes for U.S. election systems

    Two Harvard cybersecurity scholars outline the election risks and recommend several steps for federal and local governments to take after the 2016 elections.

  • Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    Virginia gets investment for drone workforce

    A White House initiative to improve economic development in coal communities will fund training for drone operators in southwest Virginia.

  • FirstNet contract award deadline slips

    FirstNet contract award deadline slips

    After missing the Nov. 1 deadline, officials said they were moving closer to an award for the national emergency radio network.

  • Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

    Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

    The ‘Burgh’s Eye View’ data portal gives users a quick way to find information on 311 requests, police activity and other city information.

Topic Resources

  • 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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  • Quantum computing: Probable solutions incredibly fast

    Quantum computing: Probable solutions incredibly fast


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