Accela CEO Maury Blackman explains how CivicData.com, a cloud-based open data platform, is simplifying how data is published and creating a community for developers, businesses, government agencies and citizens.
Fairfax County, Virginia is one of the largest counties in the nation, with more than one million residents and a budget larger than that of four states combined. The Fairfax County Department of Information Technology (DIT) uses modern information technologies to improve citizen access to government information and services, including a wide variety of mapping data from the county’s geographic information system (GIS). The DIT’s goal is to provide the community with convenient access to app
Fairfax County, Virginia is modernizing with next-generation technology. It is increasing efficiency in its public services, promoting open government, and streamlining operations - all by using MarkLogic’s Enterprise NoSQL database.
A paradigm shift in database technology is occurring in which organizations are rethinking what they can do with their most important asset: data. MarkLogic is at the forefront of this shift, having the only NoSQL database that is truly enterprise ready.
Cisco recently concluded a comprehensive economic analysis based on 40 agency-specific and cross-industry use cases. This “bottom-up” analysis spanned the public-sector spectrum, encompassing education, culture and entertainment, transportation, safety and justice, energy and environment, healthcare, defense, and next-generation work and operations.
This 18-page IDC white paper discusses trends driving smart city growth, the vision for the smart city of the future and the maturity cycle that cities can progress through to become a smart city. It includes real-world examples of cities on the path to becoming "smarter" and lays out concrete actions that leaders can take to move toward a well-managed smart city.
Based on the findings in a recent survey of municipal executives in North America on the readiness of cities to undertake smart city initiatives, there are clear steps that cities can take, such as getting assistance in leading projects, improving planning, and achieving a better understanding of the cost and benefits of a smart city. As they undertake the steps recommended here, they can move beyond the current barriers and start to capitalize on the benefits of a smart city.
Read "Pay Attention IT: A New Convergence Is Afoot" to learn about the necessary steps you need to take now for your organization to benefit from the Internet of Everything. Take this opportunity to ensure your team’s continued mission of IT in government is successful.
As social media usage gains momentum in government, so too does the risk factor involved with public records documentation. The costs of a legal case in terms of fees, labor, time and financial liability can be disastrous for any city. Download this case study to find out how the Spokane, Wash., Parks Department protected itself – and how you can too.
Public preferences for communicating with a contact center are changing. During this webinar we discuss the importance of meeting public communication preferences and hear from a Canadian organization who embraces multi-channel communications.