Data & Analytics
Zencity acquires analytics firm Elucd for broader sentiment analysis
Zencity, the Israeli software firm used by local governments, has acquired an analytics and polling firm to expand its repertoire.
How GIS helps state governments share, drive efficiency
Through the inherent visualization present in geospatial data, the use of GIS in state government decision-making is crucial for better services.
From the CISO’s desk: building a stronger cybersecurity posture
The New Jersey Courts were prepared to pivot quickly when the coronavirus hit, thanks to efforts to build a comprehensive cybersecurity framework.
Data on pace to dominate GIS in 2020, experts say
Three geospatial information systems experts say data science and data analytics will play a bigger role this year.
Advancing multi-vendor IT model tops priorities, Virginia CIO says
The state is moving its data center and hiring new staff, but maturing its new IT sourcing model takes priority, says Virginia CIO Nelson Moe.
Grow beyond the transactional mindset, Maine CIO urges
Leaders in state government should be owning the outcomes affecting the public, state CIO Fred Brittain says.
‘Intentionality’ key to service delivery in Minnesota, CIO says
Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes says his secret to effective service delivery is in deliberate planning and adjustment in service of a greater mission.
States look to 'citizen as a platform' for data management
Whether calling it ‘citizen as a platform’ or ‘my government, my way,’ states are rethinking data management, putting the citizen at the center.
Minnesota kicks off data-analytics pilot to reduce traffic congestion
The one-year program will use data collected from devices aboard vehicles to monitor traffic congestion statewide — particularly in rural areas.