Technology http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6631/more en Three cities building smart solutions with data they already have http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-cities-building-smart-solutions-data-they-already-have <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst discusses how three cities have realized the value of data when it's shared with their citizens. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-cities-building-smart-solutions-data-they-already-have" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-cities-building-smart-solutions-data-they-already-have#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:24:00 +0000 76831 at http://americancityandcounty.com Public sector organizations: Here’s a tool to help you meet your technology needs http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative program delivers a variety of technology products and services to using agencies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative contracts from U.S. Communities give more than 90,000 public sector entities access to current technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Office Equipment Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Technology GPN Technology Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:28:00 +0000 76781 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why Atlanta wants to test driverless cars http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-atlanta-wants-test-driverless-cars <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Editor Doug Peeples explains Atlanta's goal is to demonstrate how a self-driving vehicle would handle real-world traffic conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-atlanta-wants-test-driverless-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-atlanta-wants-test-driverless-cars#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:09:00 +0000 76761 at http://americancityandcounty.com Paperless, automated system simplifies registering for recreation activities in Virginia http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Loudoun County, Va., is using a Laserfiche enterprise content management system to make it easier for residents to register for a variety of recreation activities. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia#comments Products at Work Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Technology Technology Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:20:00 +0000 76701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Loudoun County families waiting to register their kids for programming provided by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services before the county used Laserfiche to create an online form and automate the process. The paperless system has helped reduce or eliminate registration lines.</p> Novel approaches take on food waste, hunger and GHGs http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/novel-approaches-take-food-waste-hunger-and-ghgs <div class="node-body blog-body">Liz Enbysk, editor of Compassionate Cities for the Smart Cities Council, explainsseveral approaches that cities around the world are taking to reduce food waste and hunger.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/novel-approaches-take-food-waste-hunger-and-ghgs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/novel-approaches-take-food-waste-hunger-and-ghgs#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:12:00 +0000 76271 at http://americancityandcounty.com Texas city loses 800 city employees W-2s in phishing scam http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-city-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam <div class="node-body article-body">A “spear phishing” scam has left 803 current and former employees of San Marcos, Texas, at risk of having confidential information stolen. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-city-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/records-management/texas-city-loses-800-city-employees-w-2s-phishing-scam#comments Records Management Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0000 76671 at http://americancityandcounty.com System helps Houston manage security during Super Bowl LI http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/system-helps-houston-manage-security-during-super-bowl-li <div class="node-body article-body">For major events, Vidsys provides Physical Security Information Management and converged security software to Houston’s Office of Public Safety.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/system-helps-houston-manage-security-during-super-bowl-li" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/system-helps-houston-manage-security-during-super-bowl-li#comments Products at Work Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:54:00 +0000 76651 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The operations center for Houston Emergency Center&rsquo;s Office of Emergency Management and Real-time Crime Center.</p> How to make e-signatures work amid high-stakes government hoops http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops <div class="node-body blog-body">Signix Executive Vice President Pem Guerry explains the benefits and best practices for using e-signatures in governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-make-e-signatures-work-amid-high-stakes-government-hoops#comments Records Management Viewpoints Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:31:00 +0000 76641 at http://americancityandcounty.com Need help paying for smart city projects? More resources you can use http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/need-help-paying-smart-city-projects-more-resources-you-can-use <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst describes methods cities can use to fund their smart cities-related projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/need-help-paying-smart-city-projects-more-resources-you-can-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/need-help-paying-smart-city-projects-more-resources-you-can-use#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:35:00 +0000 76591 at http://americancityandcounty.com Missouri schools rely on web portal for mobile access to student data http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/missouri-schools-rely-web-portal-mobile-access-student-data <div class="node-body article-body">In the Ozark School District in Ozark, Mo., the Student 360 parent-student web portal provides parents, students and school staff mobile access to student data. Tyler Technologies provides the portal and touch-enabled Student 360 app.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/missouri-schools-rely-web-portal-mobile-access-student-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/missouri-schools-rely-web-portal-mobile-access-student-data#comments Products at Work Technology Technology Wed, 08 Mar 2017 22:15:00 +0000 76521 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows a screenshot of Student 360 Home. Student 360&rsquo;s agnostic, touch-enabled user interface is as easy to use on tablets and other mobile devices as it is on desktops.</p>