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What is Identity and Access Management and Why Is It Important?

Danilo Gargiulo,
Municipal governments house enormous amounts of data on everything from finances and infrastructure assets to local businesses and citizens. This is how they protect that data.

Going Green: How Government Can Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

Emilie Merrigan,
Tackling environmental issues and leaving a legacy of sustainability for future generations are urgent priorities for many citizens and governments alike. These three cities have figured out the recipe for success.

5 Heartfelt Cop Interactions That Will Light Up Your Day

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Despite the majority of interactions between law enforcement and citizens having no use of force, the narrative on social media often portrays the opposite. This makes an already challenging job even more difficult for law enforcement officers.…

6 FAQs on Starting a Drone Program in Law Enforcement

Keith Singleton,
Thinking about starting a drone program at your agency? Are you debating whether or not it would be a good fit for your officers or deputies? Here are 6 of the most common questions that law enforcement agencies should ask when considering implementation…

How to Prepare for the 2020 Tax Law Changes

Alexa Robinson
Benjamin Franklin once said that nothing is certain in the world but death and taxes. If one thing is certain about taxes, however, it’s that the laws surrounding them often change. In 2020, many new and complex changes to tax laws will be…

Staying Safe at the Super Bowl: What Goes on Behind the Scenes to Keep You Safe at the Biggest Game of the Year

Commander Scott Gerlicher,
The Super Bowl is one of the most high-profile events of the year, drawing over a million tourists to the host city and averaging almost 100 million television viewers. Though the host city’s local economy benefits greatly from the surge…

Why UX Matters in Public Safety

Dave Castleton,
Distracted driving kills approximately 9 people and injures 1,000 more every day, according to the Center for Disease Control. Technology is the most common distraction in the driver’s seat. This problem helps illustrate why first responders deserve powerful, intuitive software that is as easy to use.

Solving Short-Term Rental Challenges for Code Enforcement

Ulrik Binzer,
For consumers, the sharing economy offers convenience. For the government, it presents regulatory gray areas. Between 2016 and 2019, the number of short-term vacation rentals (STRs) more than doubled. Cities and counties across North America…

How One California County is Getting Its Fiscal House in Order

Nathan Black,
Finding new solutions to challenging budgeting and finances issues is a common theme among local governments. Municipalities are turning to tech to help get their fiscal house in order and improve their fiscal health for the long term. Here’s how Sutter County, California turned these liabilities into opportunities.