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  • Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    Nevada DMV preps for full systems overhaul

    The $70M modernization project will move applications from a mainframe to an Oracle stack, streamline customer service and drive more transactions online.

  • Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Mapping green spaces’ effect on heat islands, flash flooding

    Using an Environmental Protection Agency tool that brings together environmental and demographic data, a non-profit shows where insufficient tree canopies overlap with the most vulnerable urban populations.

  • Tied up and held for ransom

    Tied up and held for ransom

    Government agencies, particularly state and local ones, are under attack by hackers who are using a combination of malware, phishing and social engineering to wring money from their public-sector victims.

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    New team to lead San Francisco’s digital innovation

    The city is hiring for a newly created chief digital services officer position that will oversee a team to digitize city services.

  • California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    California prequalifies vendor pool for Child Welfare System overhaul

    The California Department of Technology prequalified 11 agile vendors to work on the new California Child Welfare System.

  • NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    NIST drafts mobile security guidelines for responder tech

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s reference design would improve interoperability between mobile platforms, applications and identity systems for public safety organizations.

  • Cities, states plod toward

    Cities, states plod toward 'Next Generation 911'

    States and cities must exchange their traditional emergency phone systems for Internet Protocol networks, which can send digital voice, photo and video information over the internet.

  • California seeks medical marijuana regulation support

    California seeks medical marijuana regulation support

    Systems will support tracking products and issuing licenses to the medical cannabis industry.

  • Tennessee finds most residents can access broadband, but don’t use it

    Tennessee finds most residents can access broadband, but don’t use it

    A state-commissioned survey in Tennessee finds that the vast majority of residents have access to broadband but choose to use cheaper internet services instead.

  • Radiological data, real time

    Radiological data, real time

    RadResponder is a cloud-based radiation data collection system that gives first responders standardized services for managing radiation data.

  • Cities get business trends insights from online permitting apps

    Cities get business trends insights from online permitting apps

    Open Counter’s tools are set up to guide license seekers through the complexities of opening a business, but they are also generating data that is giving cities insights into their local economies.

  • Tool would put Pittsburgh’s permits on the map

    Tool would put Pittsburgh’s permits on the map

    Working with Buildingeye, the city plans to create an interactive map showing the locations and details of recent permits, violations and inspections.

  • Link rot: What happens when the internet isn’t forever

    Link rot: What happens when the internet isn’t forever

    Disappearing links and deleted videos plague the legal system from cop to court and everywhere in between.

  • Washington overhauls job matching site

    Washington overhauls job-matching site

    Artificial intelligence and semantic technology from Monster Government Solutions help automate parts of the decision-making process.

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  • HIPAA compliance monitoring of USF health system

    Disrupting the network for better security and resiliency


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