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With the highest incarceration rate in the world, the United States is particularly vulnerable to diseases spreading near correctional institutions.
Practical advice for IT leaders looking to technology to help them be more responsive and resilient in times of crisis.
The Federal Communications Commission reluctantly moves ahead with plans to reallocate and auction public-safety spectrum.
Online messaging platforms that enable asynchronous communication like texting and web chat are convenient, reach constituents where they want to be reached and can allow agencies to connect quickly during emergencies.
Framework for Addiction Analysis and Community Transformation platform launched in 2018 to track opioid addiction has been expanded to help with the commonwealth’s COVID-19 response.
Additional federal investment in local election systems, massive voter education campaigns and election administrators’ ingenuity will be required to prevent a disaster on Election Day.
Agencies eager to improve citizen engagement with electronic communications should primarily consider how the tools serve constituents and manage compliance.
Using their continuity of operations and disaster-recovery plans, Illinois officials quickly pivoted to a zero-trust, hybrid multi-cloud and multi-premise environment to support remote state workers.
As municipalities around the country roll back their use of facial recognition technology, the California city is the first to ban the use of predictive policing.
By simply changing how choices are presented to constituents, agencies can change behaviors.
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