Williamson County, Texas, faced with a massive increase in its data storage needs tied to law enforcement needs, has been putting in place creative and cost-effective solutions to improve its digital evidence management system.
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has announced the completion of a project that moved the Commonwealth of Virginia’s enterprise data center from a traditional site to a modernized, cloud-ready platform.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, has proposed establishing a new health data agency to improve access to impartial and objective public health data, with the payoff of bolstering infectious disease intelligence and preparedness.
A group 10 of state attorneys general (AG) wrote a letter to Congress encouraging the legislators to set a Federal floor for critical privacy rights— and not a ceiling— while respecting important work already done by states to provide strong privacy protections for their residents.
Twenty-two different mayors from North and South American cities have banded together to join the Bloomberg Philanthropies City Data Alliance to be able to make better informed decisions based on data collection.
Cloud computing exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic as state and local entities went virtual and focused on the delivery of digital services, but seven years ago when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts decided to shift to the cloud there was hesitancy, the state’s technology lead said.
While recovering from a cyberattack in late 2019, the City of New Orleans moved from multiple different disk storage platforms to the single flash platform, leveraging solutions from Pure Storage.
A University of Southern California (USC) research institute is establishing the first public database for police officer firings and resignations through the creation of a national registry to track police conduct.
Federal and state government chief data officers (CDO) discussed agency strategies and best practices for data governance at a FedInsider digital roundtable event on June 9 against the backdrop of Federal Chief Data Officer Council efforts to establish government-wide best practices for the management, use, protection, and generation of data.
“What would you do if you lost everything?” a poster for World Backup Day 2021 asks. State and local governments (SLGs) are developing backup practices to hope they never find out.