Researchers found that machine-learning forecasts of which accused perpetrators of domestic violence will be rearrested on similar charges can cut the number of such crimes in half.
Extending the policy to cover federally funded state and local programs would help improve digital services, save taxpayer money and reduce time, costs and risks for government.
Mayors are increasingly relying on Twitter because it lets them take their messages directly to residents.
When a public health crisis emerges, real-time data ensures policymakers can tailor solutions to the root causes.
A vulnerability in instant lottery machines was exploited to issue a disproportionate number of winning tickets.
A recent report by Onvia describes the fastest-growing segments of government services.
The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Reintegration Services uses GovDelivery Interactive Texting platform to help caseworkers better communicate with their clients.
Machine-readable transit data will be harvested by the Department of Transportation to pinpoint gaps in public transportation.
The American Civil Liberties Union said users of the Wi-Fi kiosks not only need better protection from hackers who want to steal information but also from law enforcement agencies looking to track a citizen’s online activity.
The website-as-a-service startup is accepting applications from towns that want to transform their legacy sites.
No state hit the Federal Communication Commission’s new 25 Mbps broadband target, but gigabit connection projects are helping lift local connection speed averages.
Motorola’s crime-mapping website CrimeReports now includes Socrata’s open data visualizations.
The state’s National Cybersecurity Intelligence Center aims to be the country’s foremost authority on cybersecurity education, research and rapid response.
Election officials in Ohio and Utah will see how technology improves the reporting of results and the caucus voting process.