State & Local

 
  • Dig IT Award Finalists: Editor

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Editor's choice

    Open data -- and the infrastructure to support it -- are driving a remarkable degree of innovation at all levels of government.

  • Dig IT finalists: Robotics, Automation & Unmanned Systems

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Robotics, automation and UAS

    Whether it’s meeting new technology challenges or taking the tedium or danger out of government operations, agencies are using automation to deliver services faster.

  • How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    How Maryland built a one-stop business registration solution

    Recognizing that new business owners were required to submit the same information to several agencies, the state found a way to break down agency silos and create efficiencies.

  • Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Drones audition for bridge inspections

    Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.

  • Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Mobile

    Government employees and ordinary citizens alike expect services to excel wherever they are. These projects are delivering on that promise.

  • Dig IT Award Finalists:  Cybersecurity

    Announcing the Dig IT Award Finalists: Cybersecurity

    As the scope and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to grow, agencies are deploying ever more innovative defenses.

  • Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    Iowa tests high-speed Wi-Fi network

    The Wi-Fi Internet for School Emergencies program will tap into the state’s internet backbone to give public safety officials high-speed, private and secure Wi-Fi on school campuses.

  • Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Virginia to host cyber-physical systems summit

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is hosting a summit to discuss current cybersecurity activities, challenges and opportunities.

  • Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    Boston upgrades emergency notification system

    AlertBoston can now send tailored alerts via phone, text or email in four different languages.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Cloud and infrastructure

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Cloud and infrastructure

    Six infrastructure projects show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • A proving ground for smart city tech

    A proving ground for smart city tech

    The project to develop the Gramercy District in Ashburn, Va., signed two new partners – Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology and George Washington University.

  • Dig IT Award finalists:  Big Data, Analytics and Visualization

    Announcing the Dig IT Award finalists: Big data, analytics and visualization

    Six projects, involving more than a dozen different agencies, show what IT innovation can make possible in the public sector.

  • When disaster-response apps fail

    When disaster-response apps fail

    Emergency planners should use the same strategy individuals figured out for themselves after the Bastille Day attack in Nice: create multiple independent systems to ensure connectivity.

  • DHS offers states help with voting systems security

    DHS offers states help with voting systems security

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is conferring with state and local governments about the cybersecurity of voting systems.

Topic Resources

  • 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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  • Social media: Tip of the recruitment spear?

    Social media: Tip of the recruitment spear?


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