In 2008, Sarah Rich graduated from California State University, Chico, where she majored in news-editorial journalism and minored in sociology. Since 2010, Sarah has written for Government Technology magazine and covers a spectrum of public-sector IT topics, including cloud computing, transparency, broadband, and other innovative projects and trends. She currently lives in Sacramento, Calif.
The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) and the state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) integrated their facial recognition systems, providing a more comprehensive resource for criminal investigations.
A new map from the U.S. Energy Information Administration displays information that predicts the path of hurricanes along with GIS data on energy infrastructure, allowing those in the energy industry to keep an extra close watch on natural disasters as they unfold.
TechAmerica announces new recommendations for state and local government cloud computing deployments strategies at a Mountain View, Calif., press conference. State and local government IT officials share their successes and challenges of moving into the cloud.
Kiosks at the El Paso-to-Mexico bridges may present complexities, such as what forms of payment the kiosks will take and how they will be integrated into security checkpoints operated by U.S. Border and Customs Protection.