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  • California tests electronic database for end-of-life wishes

    California tests electronic database for end-of-life wishes

    California’s electronic registry would be a secure, cloud-based portal where medical providers could view a patient's end-of-life instructions, regardless of whether the patient was at home, in the hospital or at a nursing home.

  • Can predictive analytics reduce roadway collisions in Indiana?

    Can predictive analytics reduce roadway collisions in Indiana?

    The state's new Daily Crash Prediction Map calculates the likelihood of collisions occurring in a specific area based on weather, traffic and road conditions.

  • flood video

    Crowdsourced mapping for flood tracking, prediction

    In Norfolk, Va., researchers use drone video on YouTube, a mobile app and GIS software to analyze regional flooding.

  • 6 cyber predictions for 2017

    6 cyber predictions for 2017

    McAfee’s annual report on the cybersecurity landscape holds some tips for government IT managers.

  • Tech no panacea for community policing problems

    Tech no panacea for community policing problems

    While body-worn cameras and predictive policing solutions can improve law enforcement efficiency and transparency, concerns remain around the role of digital devices in solving community policing problems.

  • FirstNet preps for new network with test lab

    FirstNet preps for new network with test lab

    The Innovation and Test Lab will perform technology validation and automated testing in addition to providing a space for collaboration, knowledge sharing and training opportunities.

  • How can data can fuel electric vehicle growth?

    Can data fuel electric vehicle growth?

    Experts in the EV community discussed how data can help spur the technology’s adoption at the first-ever Electric Vehicle Datathon.

  • 3-D, high-res maps of the last frontier

    3-D, high-res maps of the last frontier

    Topographic maps of Alaska will help researchers studying a range of issues, such as ice loss, glacial changes and surface water flow.

  • Kentucky plows through big data on winter roadways

    Kentucky plows through big data on winter roadways

    By outfitting snow and ice removal trucks with automatic vehicle location technology, officials hope to improve safety and save money.

  • Making cities

    Making cities' online services easier to ‘like’

    The ProudCity Service Center allows municipalities to set up a portal for city services on Facebook, as a standalone mobile app or an embedded widget on an existing website.

  • What works for state legacy systems overhaul

    What works for state legacy systems upgrades

    Using 18F’s resources on modular contracting and agile development, states can speed legacy system replacements.

  • San Francisco latest victim of ransomware

    San Francisco latest victim of ransomware

    The city’s light transit systems were hit with malware that shut down ticketing machines and demanded payment.

  • drone too close to commercial aircraft

    Close encounters of the drone kind

    California leads the nation in close, dangerous encounters between drones and other aircraft, according to a fusion center bulletin.

  • 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.

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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    More AWS services get FedRAMP High authorization


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