Technology en Data backup refresh helps transit agency reduce data protection costs <div class="node-body article-body">The STORServer EBA852 serves as Dallas Area Rapid Transit's primary backup, and through use of the technology, the agency has reduced overall costs for data protection by removing redundant data. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computers & Monitors Products at Work Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:03:00 +0000 80611 at New York City’s better way to pay traffic tickets <div class="node-body article-body">New York City utilizes PayNearMe to help people pay for traffic fines with cash during non-business hours, while also relieving processing work for the city's Traffic Violations Bureau.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:56:00 +0000 80461 at More government workers are using standing desks at the office (with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Office Equipment Worker Safety Technology Technology Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:56:00 +0000 79771 at <p>In the photo: The Varidesk&nbsp;Pro Plus 30 standing desk solution.&nbsp;</p> Coops can be useful tools for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 <p>Brett Adams-Case</p> 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Hardware & Software Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:48:00 +0000 79531 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:00 +0000 79221 at <p>In the photo: dispatchers responding to emergency calls in the Maricopa Region 911 telecommunications center.</p> 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at Propane mowers enable Florida county to cut more with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0000 79061 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts Federal Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing Technology Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:56:00 +0000 78991 at <p>Mike Singer</p> Water management system provides real-time data for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p>