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  • San Francisco explores low-cost fiber network expansion

    San Francisco explores low-cost fiber network expansion

    The city is seeking industry input on how it can improve internet for residents living in public and affordable housing.

  • Governors tackle prescription drug abuse

    Governors tackle prescription drug abuse

    Prescription drug monitoring programs are a key part of the National Governors Association’s road map for helping states find solutions to the growing opioid crisis.

  • For records preservation, Arkansas turns to the cloud

    For records preservation, Arkansas turns to the cloud

    Arkansas State Archives is partnering with Preservica to build a statewide electronic records program and preserve its historic documents.

  • How cities use data to plan bike routes

    How cities use data to plan bike routes

    An increasing number of cities are using data from video cameras and crowdsourced apps to track and plan the best way for bicyclists to get around.

  • Louisville tests smarter traffic signal management

    Louisville tests smarter traffic signal management

    The pilot project will improve communication with stoplights that are not on the Kentucky city's fiber network.

  • DC hires its first chief data officer

    DC hires its first chief data officer

    As Washington, D.C.’s first chief data officer, Barney Krucoff will work to open the city’s data and improve the flow of information among the District’s agencies.

  • Identifying future shootings in the Windy City

    Identifying future shootings in the Windy City

    Based on the theory that shooters are themselves more likely to be shot, Chicago built an algorithm that identifies those it considers most responsible for gun violence in the city.

  • Improving healthcare with data analytics

    Improving healthcare with data analytics

    Maine is integrating behavioral health data into HealthInfoNet’s patient records to improve care.

  • Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    The $70M modernization project will move applications from a mainframe to an Oracle stack, streamline customer service and drive more transactions online.

  • Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Using an Environmental Protection Agency tool that brings together environmental and demographic data, a non-profit shows where insufficient tree canopies overlap with the most vulnerable urban populations.

  • Tied up and held for ransom

    Tied up and held for ransom

    Government agencies, particularly state and local ones, are under attack by hackers who are using a combination of malware, phishing and social engineering to wring money from their public-sector victims.

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    New team to lead San Francisco’s digital innovation

    The city is hiring for a newly created chief digital services officer position that will oversee a team to digitize city services.

  • California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    The California Department of Technology prequalified 11 agile vendors to work on the new California Child Welfare System.

  • NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s reference design would improve interoperability between mobile platforms, applications and identity systems for public safety organizations.


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