Texas resurrects aerial drone program for emergency response
February 16, 2018
After canceling the program in 2010, the state's public safety agency has found advances in the technology have presented a practical investment worth revisiting.
With budget challenges remaining a reality for state and local government, agencies are turning to cloud to solve nationwide problems, drive efficiency and embrace emerging technology.
By bringing local talent into state offices, Oklahoma hopes to bolster a weak regional technology ecosystem and find new solutions to government challenges.
The state's lead technologist is moving on after nearly three years of work on cybersecurity, system modernization and promoting collaboration across agencies.
The governor says access to new information will help law enforcement and healthcare providers confront what he has officially declared a statewide emergency.
The local government says it wants to stay on "the cutting edge."
In a bid to improve patient safety, the state is taking a more meticulous approach than most.
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