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  • Indiana CIO Dewand Neely

    Applied analytics: What other states can learn from Indiana's wins (and missteps)

    Indiana CIO Dewand Neely discusses his state's data analytics practice and its new approach to workforce cybersecurity training.

  • 10 tips for city-level big data initiatives

    10 tips for city-level big data initiatives

    A new study by IBM’s Center for The Business of Government explores how cities can enhance the effectiveness of data-driven initiatives that provide public services more effectively and responsively.

  • automated hand held radio testing

    Automated radio testing speeds preventive maintenance

    The Los Angeles Information Technology Agency’s robotic system automates the disruptive and time-consuming testing of handheld radios.

  • More resilient 911 with broadband satellite

    More resilient 911 with broadband satellite

    The Ark-Tex Council of Governments added a satellite network to its 911 system to ensure citizens’ access to emergency services.

  • DOT’s Foxx: Data the driver for smart cities

    DOT’s Foxx: Data the driver for smart cities

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx explains that smart cities use technology for holistic, inclusive solutions.

  • heat related illness data

    Arizona county fights heat-related illnesses with analytics

    Arizona's Pinal County knew it needed to take a more rigorous approach to heat morbidity, so its Disease Investigation Program turned to SAS Analytics to monitor trends and at-risk populations.

  • Drones get up close and personal with bridges

    Drones get up close and personal with bridges

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is evaluating whether unmanned aerial systems can take some of the cost and danger out of bridge inspections.

  • USPS proposes smart cities data collection scenarios

    The Postal Service suggests five ways it could support smart city initiatives using its vehicles and mail carriers.

  • Clearinghouse fights SNAP fraud across state lines

    Clearinghouse fights SNAP fraud across state lines

    Five state health and human services agencies have deployed a joint fraud detection system that fights waste and abuse in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

  • How LA corralled its security data

    How LA corralled its security data

    Los Angeles’ Integrated Security Operations Center consolidates all departmental cybersecurity into one central system.

  • 18 states tap DHS for voting security help

    18 states ask DHS for help securing voting systems

    In response to the threat of foreign interference in U.S. elections, 18 states have asked the Department of Homeland Security for advice on how to protect voting technology from cyber tampering.

  • Secrets of open data success

    White House announces new smart city funding

    The White House on Sept. 26 announced more than $80 million in new funding for smart cities research and projects across the county.

  • NJ automates parolee data feed to FBI

    NJ automates parolee data feed to FBI

    The Supervised Release File Project notifies officers nationwide in real time when they encounter one of the more than 15,000 individuals under parole supervision in New Jersey.

  • Despite State Barriers, Cities Push to Expand High-Speed Internet

    Despite state barriers, cities push to expand high-speed internet

    Local officials say that expanding access to broadband not only attracts new people and companies but also inspires innovation from existing residents and businesses, ultimately creating jobs and other economic opportunities.

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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