State & Local

 
  • State consolidates data on child care programs

    Colorado consolidates data on child care programs

    Colorado’s Office of Early Childhood has gone to the cloud for tools to improve the quality rating system for child care and early education programs across the state.

  • States require opioid prescribers to check for

    States require opioid prescribers to check for 'doctor shopping'

    In states where physicians are required to use monitoring systems, overall opioid prescribing has plummeted, as have drug-related hospitalizations and overdose deaths.

  • Boston tries Hangouts for budget hearings

    Boston City Council is using Google Hangouts to videoconference with residents who want to comment on the city’s proposed 2017 budget.

  • Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

    Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

    Legislation would allow motorists to download a digital copy of their driver’s licenses to their smartphones.

  • Ohio’s massive cloud migration pays off

    Ohio’s massive cloud migration pays off

    Since the state moved to a consolidated data center, it has migrated 22 state agencies into its cloud and saved $103 million.

  • Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

    Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

    Leveraging a IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award, the Denver metro area’s Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement System assesses the needs of the homeless and matches them to appropriate housing resources.

  • Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

    Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

    Kansas City, Mo., streamlined its towing process with help from AutoReturn's cloud-based municipal logistics solution.

  • NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance halted more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during income tax season, an 18 percent increase over the same time last year.

  • The data center powering California’s water management

    The data center powering California’s water management

    The California Department of Water Resources’ software-defined data center reduces complexity, increases security and speeds the deployment of business systems.

  • Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

    Caltrans enlists mobile system for highway inspection

    The California Department of Transportation will use the Pavia Headlight mobile inspection system to collect real-time data on construction work.

  • Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

    Try before you buy at NC’s iCenter

    Agencies are taking advantage of North Carolina’s Innovation Center, which provides a proving ground for IT solutions and fosters collaboration among state technology buyers.

  • Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

    Deloitte, Salesforce offer licensing, permitting platform

    businessCONNECT aims to reduce the friction in business formation and enhance state and local government economic development efforts.

  • Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

    Pittsburgh pairs startups with city departments

    PGH Lab program gives local startups a chance to work with the city to test new technologies and services.

  • 4 steps to accessible websites

    4 steps to accessible websites

    The Digital Accessibility Checklist helps local governments make sure their website content and digital services are accessible to all, regardless of disability.


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