State & Local

 
  • Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

    Philly 311: Innovation that was worth the wait

    A funding crunch put plans for Philadelphia’s 311 non-emergency system on hold for years, but the payoff was better technology and new levels of citizen service.

  • state governments can save big money through IT-enabled productivity

    11.2 billion reasons to focus on productivity

    A new study suggests state governments can save big money through IT-enabled efficiencies.

  • Rhode Island releases state cybersecurity plan

    The Rhode Island Cybersecurity Commission evaluated the state's cybersecurity infrastructure and made recommendations to enhance the resiliency of operations in executive branch agencies.

  • NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

    NYC tests two systems to keep city buses out of accidents

    The MTA is testing collision-avoidance and turn-warning systems to see if citywide deployment makes sense.

  • Cyber, mobile and managed services:  What state CIOs are saying

    Cyber, mobile and managed services: What state CIOs are saying

    NASCIO's latest poll of state CIOs explores a wide range of IT problems and priorities.

  • Pittsburgh tests a new traffic management system

    Pittsburgh expanding test of traffic management system

    The city approved a traffic modeling study of Surtrac -- a system that has shown promise for reducing both traffic and vehicle emissions.

  • A Texas-size test of digital government

    A Texas-size test of digital government

    Bexar County has embraced video, automation and mobile services to get citizens online instead of in line.

  • City boosts financial oversite with asset and maintenance management software

    City boosts financial oversight with asset and maintenance management

    Carson City, Nev., uses eRPortal enterprise tracking for capital assets and maintenance, which helps officials comply with financial regulations and budget more effectively.

  • Secure file transfer: The cornerstone of digital government

    Secure file transfer: The cornerstone of digital government

    With encrypted file transfer, city departments can quickly and efficiently process requests involving sensitive information.

  • Building a template for successful health exchanges

    Building a template for successful health exchanges

    Connecticut proved that state exchanges could work from the get-go. Now it’s taken enrollment mobile.

  • Terrorism info-sharing network gets health check

    Terrorism info-sharing network gets health check

    The state of the nation’s Information Sharing Environment is ‘strong,’ says ISE program manager.

  • How NYC is untangling the tech-hiring knot

    How NYC is untangling the tech-hiring knot

    A fresh look at recruitment, coupled with innovative design, is helping the city speed the hiring of tech talent.

  • The potential of partnerships for improving public transit

    The potential of partnerships for improving public transit

    Panelists at the Code for America Summit discussed how public-private data sharing can help cities build innovative and inclusive transportation services.

  • Code for America Tech Awards

    Code for America awards celebrate “techquity”

    The group’s Technology Award program honored 13 companies, government entities and civic hackers that are building or implementing software for the public sector.