Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Gallery: Catalogs and brochures for products that help governments get the job done http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done <div class="node-body gallery-body">Learn about new products for governments in the catalogs and brochures presented in this gallery. The products help governments complete tasks, improve the appearance of public facilities and accomplish other functions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done#comments Buildings & Facilities Public Safety Public Works Strategic Sourcing Technology Public Safety Public Works Technology Mon, 22 May 2017 20:49:00 +0000 77751 at http://americancityandcounty.com Four new tools that are helping protect vulnerable children http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities Initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes data analysis methods government officials can use in the fight against opioid abuse and its effects on vulnerable children.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 22 May 2017 17:18:00 +0000 77741 at http://americancityandcounty.com Technology improves driver safety and cuts costs through effective monitoring http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state has installed a Telogis telematics device on each of the agency's 160 patrol vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/technology-improves-driver-safety-and-cuts-costs-through-effective-monitoring#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Thu, 18 May 2017 20:44:00 +0000 77681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A cruiser in the Snohomish County, Wash., Sheriff&rsquo;s Office fleet.</p> 6 do’s and don’ts for online passwords http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords <div class="node-body blog-body">SIGNiX CTO John Harris presents best practices for creating secure online passwords.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/6-do-s-and-don-ts-online-passwords#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 17 May 2017 18:25:00 +0000 77661 at http://americancityandcounty.com A growth market: Sit-stand workstations and standing desks (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Ergotron’s Wellness Manager, Betsey Banker, offers her thoughts on the value of standing desks and related products in the workplace.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/growth-market-sit-stand-workstations-and-standing-desks-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Human Resources Worker Safety Technology Technology Wed, 17 May 2017 15:12:00 +0000 77651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: An Ergotron sit-stand workstation in use in an office environment.</p> Virtual check-in speeds service in Florida county (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/virtual-check-speeds-service-florida-county-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">At the Orange County, Fla., tax office, the QLess customer experience platform enables virtual check-in for faster service and shorter wait times.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/virtual-check-speeds-service-florida-county-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/virtual-check-speeds-service-florida-county-related-video#comments Products at Work Technology Administration Technology Tue, 16 May 2017 15:47:00 +0000 77631 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the image above: The screen shot shows an agency&rsquo;s service menu at the kiosk.</p> App enables passengers to keep tabs on bus location http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location <div class="node-body article-body">Olean, N.Y., has partnered with Passio Technologies to install an automated vehicle-tracking platform on the Olean Area Transit System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/app-enables-passengers-keep-tabs-bus-location#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Transit Technology Technology Mon, 15 May 2017 18:40:00 +0000 77621 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The screenshot shows the Olean Downtown Circulator on the SmartTraxx app.</p> 5 cities, 5 efforts to fix food deserts http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes 5 cities' efforts to use technology and policy to get low-income communities better access to healthy foods.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 15 May 2017 18:29:00 +0000 77601 at http://americancityandcounty.com Your new tech buying team http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team <div class="field-deck"> Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Tue, 09 May 2017 21:13:00 +0000 77441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Chicago launches website featuring scrubbed EPA climate change data http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data <div class="node-body article-body">A new Chicago government website has posted climate change information and data that the Trump Administration had removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/chicago-launches-website-featuring-scrubbed-epa-climate-change-data#comments Records Management Sustainability Tue, 09 May 2017 20:52:00 +0000 77531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Screenshot of Chicago&#39;s &quot;Climate Change is Real&quot; <a href="https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/sites/climatechange/home.html" target="_blank">website homepage</a>.</p>