These projects at the federal, state and local levels show just how transformative government IT can be.
The model draws on a variety of data sources to create alternate scenarios that can tell us what could have happened if a county in the U.S. had a higher or lower rate of mask adherence.
Greater emphasis on technology will allow cities to react faster and more efficiently to events that challenge pre-established norms.
Smart sensors embedded in concrete enable engineers to monitor the infrastructure and make data-driven decisions about when a road can open while retaining maximum life expectancy.
A new computer model can give decision-makers important insights for understanding the tradeoffs between occupancy caps, virus transmission and disadvantaged populations.
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the city $200,000 for an artificial intelligence-based project to identify lead pipes that are endangering the safety of drinking water.
COVID-19 systemic stresses have made state and local organizations an easy target for industrious hackers.
Initially a way to keep county officials and building developers safe during the pandemic, virtual inspections are saving time and money for local government and businesses.
As the attack surface shifts from the voting process to certification of results, ransomware attacks and disinformation campaigns are likely to continue until all results are certified.
Success will not hinge on technology alone, but on its adaptability, ease-of-use and focus on the citizen experience.