The new system, called Patron Point, will allow the county library system to improve communication with patrons about news and events and is being implemented across all seven branches.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka has announced the launch of a website meant to help residents locate affordable housing options. The tool is part of the administration’s long-term goals related to equity in the city.
The 739 new kiosks will allow for free wireless Internet service, quicker connections and free phone calls, along with several other features. They will be installed in neighborhoods without access to reliable Internet service.
The city of Paterson, N.J., has partnered with Quickbase to expand a technology solution that will help those suffering with opioid addiction get access to medication-assisted treatment when and where they need it.
The Frederick County, Md., Police Department has launched a new online reporting system that allows residents to file non-violent, non-emergency reports from their smartphone or computer.
The city of Terrell Hills, Texas, has a new smartphone app that allows residents to find information about city services while also serving as an alert system for emergency events and other important service changes.
The newly updated website was paid for through federal pandemic relief funds granted to the town in 2021, which can be used for investments in upgrading technology infrastructure resources.
The state’s Department of Labor launched the updated ReEmployCT system this week. The previous unemployment system was scrapped when it could not keep pace with the flood of pandemic-related claims.
The firm is the latest gov tech company to take backing from a private equity company in a move it described as recapitalization. SDL leaders said they expect to grow the company in coming years.
Third-party provider Geographic Solutions reportedly offlined systems after an attempted malware attack. Some states report that unemployment claims and/or job search sites are currently unavailable.
The Indiana Office of Technology is offering a variety of services to help localities modernize and secure their web services, bridging a skills and resource gap that often hampers such efforts at the local level.
Residents of the city are being asked to provide their input on the design and function of a new website. The current website design dates back more than 10 years and has been a source of frustration among residents.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot also put two leaders in charge of the effort, including a city data specialist reporting to her office. The new effort builds upon a push to give more students Internet access at their homes.
A new online portal for would-be business owners in the state foreshadows other digital tools in the works to ease permitting, licensing and similar tasks. Nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs have used the software in New Jersey.
The deal, first announced in May, has closed, giving CivicPlus a suite of tools centered around keeping governments compliant online. With the help of private equity, CivicPlus has grown rapidly in recent years.