Inside County Jobs Television show features the often-unseen, gritty tasks done by some of the Florida county's 28,000 workers.
Virginia uses predictive crime analysis, data mining, reporting and GIS.
Maricopa County in Arizona is the latest community determined to go green by implementing a comprehensive Maricopa County Green Government Program.
Computer application that replicates the intuitive experience of veteran cops helps lower crime rates in Richmond, Va.
By the end of 2011, 80 percent of active Internet users and Fortune 500 enterprises will be in Second Life, according to Gartner, Inc.
Officials tackled interoperability for emergency response after hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called the drone one of the most exciting new weapons in California's firefighting arsenal. NASA plans to include UAVs like Ikhana for a network of devices that will monitor natural disasters.
CIOs attempt to meet growing data storage demand.
Government CIOs analyze the possibilities -- and problems -- of open source business intelligence.
Following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, West Baton Rouge officials set out to tackle interoperability for emergency response communications between the parish, port and other interagency groups at the local, state and federal levels.
Battlefield Visualization System proves valuable for emergency planning.
As threats to government IT grow more sophisticated, CIOs are racing to understand, plan and implement security strategies.
Biometrics, once the domain of public safety and welfare, has become more mainstream in the public sector, thanks to improvements in recognition technology.
There's no one solution to managing the voracious demand for data storage.
Online 311 applications ease burden on overworked call center operators.
Government is top denial-of-service target, worst for exposed identities.
Pilot VoIP project tests feasibility for deployment at other California state agencies.
School's emergency plan is model for other state and local entities, officials say.
Workers comp agencies partner with software vendor to develop new case management solution.
Minneapolis bridge collapse spurs monitoring innovations.
Texas implements electronic lab reporting to prevent disease outbreak.
Municipal wireless rollouts from Philadelphia to San Francisco face unrealistic demands and business models.
Monitoring unallocated Internet addresses reveals potential DoS attacks.
Fifty years ago, two gas-fueled explosions ripped through Reno, Nev., but new technologies make a similar scenario today unlikely.
As state education CIOs grapple with building statewide data tracking systems for students, one state has succeeded.
Business process re-engineering returns as a less radical management technique and is ready for the public sector.
Warning systems help save lives when senior citizens with cognitive disorders wander away from home.
Smarter grids and meters help revive an aging U.S. utility system.
Supporting children displaced from Hurricane Katrina teaches more lessons in disaster response.
Without good governance, IT investments can be wasted. That's why the feds and other governments are turning to Val IT.
Google digitizes University of Texas' books in its campaign to bring more books online.
Chicago bounced back from the Great Fire of 1871 and continues improving its firefighting technologies.
Local Connecticut government adopts software-as-a-service approach to e-mail and groupware applications.
Governments realize telework strategy benefits disaster recovery and business continuity planning -- as well as productivity.
Blimps and balloons are reborn as wireless platforms.
Illinois hits an important benchmark by issuing its 100,000th digital certificate.
Santa Clara County's Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Project has become a model for the rest of the country.
Governments are realizing a telework strategy is not just important as part of disaster recovery and business continuity planning, but that it has productivity benefits as well.
Video analytics software can identify certain homeland security threats, and the technology is getting better all the time.
Georgia judges now rely on a clear picture when considering cases.
Video Analytics -- software that automatically monitors video feeds from surveillance cameras -- can identify certain types of homeland security threats. And the technology is getting better all the time.
Urban foresters use technology to prevent fires.
A garage in Hoboken, N.J., holds cars hostage for several days.
California firefighters use automated fire-spotting technology to replace human lookouts.
One high-school teacher incorporates video games into his curriculum to help students learn.