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How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Problems in Asset Management

Failure of a municipal asset can have disastrous consequences, whether it’s property damage, prolonged disruption of service or even bodily harm. For municipalities that are experiencing population growth, the number of assets they need to…

Will Widespread Drone Use in Public Safety Become a Reality?

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Many people are aware of the incredible advancements in commercial drone technology. Only a few years ago, the quadcopter was a marvel of ingenuity and science. The potential for various uses spawned a myriad of ideas in the private sector,…

The Real Reasons Why Local Governments are Moving to the Cloud

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Municipalities are increasingly needing to do more with less in order to meet citizens' expectations. From enhanced data recovery and security to increased cost savings, hear what finance leaders are saying about why they are moving to the cloud.

How Law Enforcement Can Train more Effectively for Active Shooters

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CAD, GIS and Communication Integrations for Active Shooter Response and Training A quick look over the FBI’s statistics on the 277 active shooter incidents in the United States from 2000 to 2018 will quickly show you that no two incidents…

The 6 Biggest Do’s and Don’ts for Smartly Balancing Budgets

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Budgeting is one of the most important responsibilities of a municipal government. It directly impacts everything from managing water facilities, roadways and bridges to contributing to pensions and healthcare costs for employees to maintaining…

The 3 Reasons to Work for a Public Sector Technology Company

The greater the role technology plays in our daily life, the more job opportunities that come along with it. It’s predicted that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million open technology jobs and only 400,000 qualified candidates to fill them. Whether…

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Local Government

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Artificial intelligence is changing local government. More and more municipalities are uncovering the benefits that AI can bring to everyday workflows. Listen to what finance leaders within local governments have to say about how AI can…

How Do I Report a Pothole?

Potholes have caused approximately $3 billion worth of damage to vehicles each year, according to a study from the American Automobile Association (AAA). Hundreds of thousands of accidents are attributed to drivers hitting a pothole or swerving…

How Rhode Island State Police is Using Tech to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

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Rhode Island State Police has sought innovative ways to combat the opioid crisis that's devastating the nation. They might have found one. Read the article by Rhode Island State Police Captain Matthew Moynihan.