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  • Tech delivers a more human 311

    Tech delivers a more human 311

    The upgrade to the Dallas311 system allows for natural language queries from residents and faster and more efficient call routing.

  • Deletion before disclosure: How NYC can protect municipal ID cardholders’ privacy

    Deletion before disclosure: How NYC can protect municipal ID cardholders’ privacy

    To protect the privacy of undocumented New York residents, the mayor said the city could wipe its database of municipal identify cardholders before 2017.

  • How the Port of Seattle crafted a hybrid approach to GIS

    How the Port of Seattle crafted a hybrid approach to GIS

    Using both Esri and open-source Boundless GIS saves the port money and reduces its business risk.

  • Hawaii’s Medicaid platform powers broader transformation

    Hawaii’s Medicaid platform powers broader transformation

    A modular system built with off-the-shelf software gives the Department of Human Services a platform it can expand to serve other agencies.

  • The middle-mile fiber solution

    The middle-mile fiber solution

    KentuckyWired is installing some 3,000 miles of open-access, middle-mile, fiber-optic cable that will allow 1,000 government and postsecondary education sites in all 120 counties to be connectivity points for communities.

  • After Google Fiber fizzles: What’s next for high-speed broadband?

    After Google Fiber fizzles: What’s next for high-speed broadband?

    Despite Google's parent company Alphabet hitting the brakes, cities still long for affordable gigabit networks for current residents and future businesses.

  • government data

    State CIOs sketch out priorities for Trump administration

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers plans to release advocacy priorities for the incoming administration.

  • How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

    How connected devices, weather data will improve road safety

    The Department of Transportation is wrapping up a multiyear pilot that uses sensors on state maintenance vehicle fleets to better predict traffic and weather conditions.

  • ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    Lights and sensors monitoring the structure and environmental conditions around New Hampshire’s Memorial Bridge are powered by underwater turbines.

  • Easing analysis of crowdsourced data

    Easing analysis of crowdsourced data

    The Civic CrowdAnalytics web application automates analysis of unstructured crowdsourced data using natural language processing and machine learning.

  • America’s aging voting machines managed to survive another election

    America’s aging voting machines managed to survive another election

    Many computerized voting machines widely used today do not provide a paper record, forcing voters to trust a system of which they are increasingly skeptical.

  • Smart inhalers help monitor air pollution

    Smart inhalers help monitor air pollution

    The AIR Louisville program uses smart connected inhalers that track when, where and how often asthma patients use their devices.

  • How Rhode Island consolidated its health infrastructure

    How Rhode Island consolidated its health infrastructure

    RIBridges is a single repository for client information across 48 programs and several agencies.

  • How challenges turn cities into tech laboratories

    How challenges turn cities into tech laboratories

    Cities are taking the lead in testing and piloting technologies to tackle traffic, crime and chronic homelessness.

Topic Resources

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every government agency today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting government information and citizens’ personal data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your agency’s cybersecurity posture.

  • The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

    Data growth is a standard problem of the modern digital age. Being data driven to remain in business and increase profitability is not an option; rather, it is a necessity. In these complex times, tighter IT budgets along with the need to shift the focus on business requirements are putting added pressures on IT departments. This whitepaper examines a new era of software-defined storage solutions that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.

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  • How DHS hopes to harden tech against GPS spoofing (ShutterStock image)

    How DHS hopes to harden tech against GPS spoofing


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