State & Local

 
  • NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    The smartphone app lets users who spot suspicious activity quickly send a photo or message to authorities.

  • Arkansas health exchange website

    As Obamacare turns 3, state exchanges mature

    Back-end improvements to the state health care marketplaces are making them viable options to Healthcare.gov.

  • Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Across the nation, cities of all sizes are trying to build 21st century economies by providing money and expertise to startups and clustering tech companies in millennial-friendly neighborhoods.

  • Ransomware on SLED networks

    Malware, ransomware twice as likely to hit state, local networks

    After evaluating over 30 million alerts from its users around the world, Sentinel IPS found that 67 percent of government networks and 72 percent of education networks triggered critical malware or ransomware alerts.

  • In Oklahoma, fighting fires with better data

    In Oklahoma, fighting fires with better data

    With the Esri Collector app, Oklahoma Forestry Services gets geographic situational awareness for fighting wildfires and managing public lands.

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    Boston uses CALC tool for buying tech

    Boston is using the General Services Administration’s Contract-Awarded Labor Category tool to make more informed and cost-efficient IT procurement decisions.

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    How to build customer-focused government

    By becoming more customer focused, California can improve the nature of its interactions with residents, a new report finds.

  • California launches DebtWatch open data site

    California launches DebtWatch open data site

    DebtWatch provides details on the $1.5 trillion in debt issued by state and local government entities.

  • NYC builds out subway Wi-Fi access

    NYC builds out subway Wi-Fi access

    When complete, the project will provide wireless, public safety and Wi-Fi services to all 279 underground stations.

  • first responder app challenge

    IBM encourages development of cloud-based apps for first responders

    The contest calls for development and delivery of cloud-based predictive analytic and mobile applications that can significantly improve the operational capability of first responders.

  • How states stack up on cyber readiness

    How states stack up on cyber readiness

    The Pell Center’s report on the cyber readiness of eight states explores how states are protecting infrastructure, information and operations.

  • Are state and local governments ready for CDM?

    Are state and local governments ready for CDM?

    Interest in the DHS-run Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program has been slow to build outside of federal agencies, but other levels of government are beginning to take note.

  • CfA announces 2016 fellows, partner communities

    CfA announces 2016 fellows, partner cities

    The Code for America Fellowship Program announced its 2016 local government partnerships.

  • Local governments targeted by White House for IT training grants

    Local governments targeted by White House for IT training grants

    The Obama administration on Nov. 17 announced $100 million in grants to boost IT-sector employment through the TechHire initiative.