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  • Secrets of open data success

    Secrets of open data success

    Although many cities have made progress with open data portals and digitizing archives, a few consistently lead the pack.

  • Sharing hospital data to lower costs and improve care

    Sharing hospital data to lower costs and improve care

    Five Iowa health care systems are using the Statewide Alert Notification system that provides real-time, secure notifications to Medicaid care teams regarding emergency room visits, admissions and discharges of their members.

  • Georgia opens data on schools’ performance

    Georgia opens data on schools’ performance

    Georgia’s new School Reports website collects data from multiple sources to provide each public school with a single performance report based on indicators of student success.

  • Are you ready for the new FLSA overtime rule?

    Are you ready for the new FLSA overtime rule?

    Workforce management solutions can help state and local government agencies comply with the upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • Helping High Schoolers Connect Degrees to Dollars

    Helping high schoolers connect degrees to dollars

    States’ detailed data systems have revealed that more education doesn’t always mean higher earnings.

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    Digging out hidden malware in San Antonio’s transit system

    Even computer systems equipped with recommended cybersecurity technology can't detect all threats, which explains why a cybersecurity startup found malware on San Antonio's mass transit computer systems.

  • Philadelphia restarts homeless case management system

    Philadelphia restarts homeless case management system

    The ClientTrack Homeless Management Information System will streamline intake and reporting capabilities and provide data visibility across departments.

  • Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

    Vermont’s disaster prep exercise includes cyber response

    As part of the Vigilant Guard exercise, the Vermont National Guard will provide a cyber exercise range that will simulate an intrusion within a power distribution network.

  • DHS seeks info on counter-drone tech

    DHS seeks info on counter-drone tech

    The information collected will help law enforcement and public safety officials make informed purchasing decisions.

  • Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

    Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

    This year, states have enacted dozens of laws intended to give people greater control over who has access to their private activity and information, including where and how it is collected, stored, shared and used.

  • Mapping Zika: GIS powers mosquito surveillance and control

    Mapping Zika: GIS powers mosquito surveillance and control

    Applying geographic information systems to vector-borne disease surveillance and control allows agencies to effectively allocate surveillance and treatment resources.

  • The many benefits of DC

    The many benefits of DC's mobile-coverage map

    What began as a project to improve service in city buildings has produced a surprising range of payoffs.

  • Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Pennsylvania’s Corrections Department’s interactive map shows the number of released inmates by county as well as their gender, race and risk score.

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    In Alameda County, a big data effort to prevent frequent ER visits

    PreManage ED helps area hospitals share patient health records and other data in real time among their emergency departments.

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  • Is mobile security finally getting some respect?

    At DHS, software assurance goes mobile


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