State & Local

 
  • Alaska’s faces rough terrain with marijuana regulation

    Alaska faces rough terrain with marijuana regulation

    A small population scattered over vast areas, often without Internet access, makes effective systems especially tricky.

  • Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    The state is trying to create an online marijuana license and registration system that is a little more IRS and a little less SWAT team.

  • Measuring Massachusetts

    Measuring Massachusetts' big data ecosystem

    The Massachusetts Big Data project charts the growth of big data activity in the state.

  • The opportunity project

    White House launches open data Opportunity Project

    The package of open data and digital tools will help developers build apps that tackle inequities and strengthen communities.

  • Internet exchange

    Montgomery MIX: Alabama bets on high-speed exchange

    With partners in state and local government, the military, universities and businesses, the Montgomery Internet Exchange is poised to expand cybersecurity research, spur economic growth and deliver content faster for businesses and consumers.

  • Decision mapping: GIS steps up

    Decision mapping: GIS steps up

    When geographic information systems are integrated into an agency’s overall strategy, leaders can leverage location data to better inform decisions.

  • Location, location, location: 3 keys to government service delivery

    Location, location, location: 3 keys to government service delivery

    With geospatial information, agencies can put resources where they’re needed, increasing transparency, efficiency and productivity.

  • Virtual Alabama: 10 years of lessons learned

    Virtual Alabama: 10 years of lessons learned

    Staying flexible and pushing the limits of software has nurtured the growth of the public-safety GIS portal to 36,000 users across the state.

  • Can LTE-U disrupt local government Wi-Fi?

    Can LTE-U disrupt local government Wi-Fi?

    A recent report explores how adding LTE-U to a limited band spectrum can disrupt Wi-Fi services used by local governments.

  • Aging voting machines cost local, state governments

    Aging voting machines cost local, state governments

    High-priced computerized machines have been falling out of favor with cash-strapped local governments, which also worry the machines could be hacked and lead to voter fraud.

  • California opens Innovation Lab

    California opens Innovation Lab

    An open source, CalCloud-hosted “tech habitat” for development, the Innovation Lab helps agencies build, test and deploy open source projects in the state’s data center.

  • 18F to offer consulting to state and local government

    18F offers a leg up to state and local government

    A new State and Local Government Practice at the General Services Administration’s 18F digital services group will broaden the group’s impact in building, buying and sharing efficient and easy-to-use digital services.

  • A local fire department ups its GIS game

    A local fire department ups its GIS game

    In Virginia, the Henrico County Fire Department has partnered with Esri to go beyond basic GIS dispatching and provide real situational awareness when emergency calls come in.

  • CompStat turns 21 -- and opens up to the public

    CompStat turns 21 -- and opens to the public

    CompStat 2.0 promises greater transparency for ordinary citizens and improved access for police on the street.


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