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  • Low-cost beacon solutions keep tabs on firefighters

    Low-cost beacon solution keeps tabs on firefighters

    The Firefighter Accountability and Proximity system locates firefighters with an Android app that measures the relative distance between the beacons they each wear.

  • Data sharing critical to law enforcement

    In today’s increasingly unsecure cyber ecosystem, sharing data and tools with partner organizations gives law enforcement a better picture of threats and crimes.

  • NYC targets services delivery with Digital Playbook

    NYC targets services delivery with Digital Playbook

    The playbook outlines strategies for using digital tools to improve city services and make them easier to access.

  • 50 United Nations Plaza Federal Building

    Superpublic innovation lab to tackle urban problems

    Working with partners in the public, private, nonprofit and academic sectors, Superpublic will develop and scale products and services that drive more responsive and efficient government.

  • 8 tech trends driving public sector change

    8 tech trends that will drive public sector change

    Deloitte’s annual Technology Trends report outlines the new capabilities in digital, cloud, virtual reality and analytics that will disrupt government operations in the next two years.

  • G2G Marketplace adds CenturyLink services

    G2G Marketplace adds CenturyLink services

    Cloud and security services provider inks blanket purchase agreement for state and local governments.

  • State consolidates data on child care programs

    Colorado consolidates data on child care programs

    Colorado’s Office of Early Childhood has gone to the cloud for tools to improve the quality rating system for child care and early education programs across the state.

  • States require opioid prescribers to check for

    States require opioid prescribers to check for 'doctor shopping'

    In states where physicians are required to use monitoring systems, overall opioid prescribing has plummeted, as have drug-related hospitalizations and overdose deaths.

  • Boston tries Hangouts for budget hearings

    Boston City Council is using Google Hangouts to videoconference with residents who want to comment on the city’s proposed 2017 budget.

  • Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

    Louisiana revs up electronic driver’s licenses

    Legislation would allow motorists to download a digital copy of their driver’s licenses to their smartphones.

  • Ohio’s massive cloud migration pays off

    Ohio’s massive cloud migration pays off

    Since the state moved to a consolidated data center, it has migrated 22 state agencies into its cloud and saved $103 million.

  • Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

    Denver takes on regional homelessness with tech

    Leveraging a IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award, the Denver metro area’s Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement System assesses the needs of the homeless and matches them to appropriate housing resources.

  • Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

    Tech takes the friction out of municipal towing

    Kansas City, Mo., streamlined its towing process with help from AutoReturn's cloud-based municipal logistics solution.

  • NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance halted more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during income tax season, an 18 percent increase over the same time last year.


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