Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32226/more en More government workers are using standing desks at the office (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Look for more government staffers to rely on standing desks in the future, says Jason McCann, VARIDESK CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Worker Safety Technology Technology Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:56:00 +0000 79771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Varidesk&nbsp;Pro Plus 30 standing desk solution.&nbsp;</p> Coops can be useful tools for IT buys http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys <div class="field-deck"> Wyoming state procurement manager says cooperative contracts can be a time-saver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wyoming's Brett Adams-Case says cooperative contracts can aid lean and smaller public purchasing groups when buying technology.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:06:00 +0000 79661 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Brett Adams-Case</p> Cloud-based solution helps San Jose transform citizen interactions http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions <div class="node-body article-body">In late 2016, San Jose hired systems integrator AST Corporation to implement Oracle Service Cloud, which would provide the city with a consolidated service request and communications management solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-solution-helps-san-jose-transform-citizen-interactions#comments Products at Work Hardware & Software Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:48:00 +0000 79531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The My San Jose mobile 311 app, an Oracle cloud-based 311 solution that enables residents to report non-emergency service requests via a modern mobile application.</p> Maricopa 911 goes to the cloud for improved service http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service <div class="node-body article-body">Maricopa, Ariz., Region 911 turned to a cloud-based solution from Talari to help handle more than 2.2 million calls for police, fire and emergency medical assistance each year.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/maricopa-911-goes-cloud-improved-service#comments Products at Work Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:00 +0000 79221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: dispatchers responding to emergency calls in the Maricopa Region 911 telecommunications center.</p> Information platform speeds airport credentialing process http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process <div class="node-body article-body">The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process#comments Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with less http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less <div class="node-body article-body">The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is maintaining more of its green space with less fuel and maintenance since switching from gasoline to propane mowers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/propane-mowers-enable-florida-county-cut-more-less#comments Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0000 79061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo show grounds maintenance crews operating the Miami-Dade County propane mower fleet.</p> Federal agencies need to get their IT requests in early before the end of the fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-agencies-need-get-their-it-requests-early-end-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">Citrix' Mike Singer says the fourth quarter of the fiscal year has traditionally been a strong period of federal government spending as agencies move to use their remaining funds. He outlines some strategies for vendors and federal buyers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-agencies-need-get-their-it-requests-early-end-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/federal-agencies-need-get-their-it-requests-early-end-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing Technology Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:56:00 +0000 78991 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mike Singer</p> Water management system provides real-time data for Illinois water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Badger Meter’s BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics system provides near real-time water usage information to the EJ Water Cooperative and its customers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p> Device takes workspace to the next level http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">The Pro Plus series from VARIDESK is suited for any public sector workspace. It’s a height-adjustable solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Technology Technology Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:21:00 +0000 78951 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Pro Plus series from <a href="https://www.varidesk.com/" target="_blank">VARIDESK.</a></p> Contractors: Leave no stone unturned as the end of the federal fiscal year approaches http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-leave-no-stone-unturned-end-federal-fiscal-year-approaches <div class="node-body article-body">GPN reached out to Lourdes Martin-Rosa, American Express OPEN Advisor for Government Contracting, to get her views on the federal marketplace in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-leave-no-stone-unturned-end-federal-fiscal-year-approaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-leave-no-stone-unturned-end-federal-fiscal-year-approaches#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing Wed, 02 Aug 2017 20:47:00 +0000 78941 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Lourdes Martin-Rosa</p>