Cyber and Physical Security Special Report
No security plan is foolproof — but an aggressive and coordinated approach to cyber and physical security can limit the damage and honor the commitment state and local agencies have to protect the public’s personal information. Find out why this coordinated approach is critical, and how to make it happen, in this Special Report.
The Police Department for the city of Chandler, Arizona, is leveraging machine data collected from their RMS, CAD and servers for critical insight into operational analytics, business intelligence, quality control, internal compliance and more. Learn how they connect the dots and see patterns and insights from their systems to improve productivity and help officers better respond to citizens' needs.
Learn how the County of San Diego is going mobile with apps like SD Emergency to help citizens prepare, plan and stay informed.
Learn how the State of Tennessee is transforming legacy analog 9-1-1 to an advanced, statewide 9-1-1 IP infrastructure.
The reliability and continuity of communications is a key part of disaster response management with much of the responsibility for responding falling on local authorities and organizations.
Many public safety agencies need to do more with less and link spending to outcomes. The global trends highlighted in this report show the increasing challenges and issues confronting public safety agencies. This white paper describes how developing competencies in five key area can help public safety agencies more effectively do their jobs in the face of extremely important and difficult sets of issues.
Today, law enforcement faces greater challenges than ever before. In addition to promoting public safety and combating crime and gang violence, your agency has the added burden of managing limited resources in an economic down turn while at the same time delivering the highest level of safety and security. Innovative information technologies are playing a key role in improving law enforcement’s ability to anticipate events and respond appropriately. Predictive analytics is one of those technologies. By using predictive analytics, you can anticipate what types of intervention will be needed, and where. Plan, rather than react. And make the best use of your resources.
Crime prediction and prevention analytics from IBM helps agencies make the best use of the people and information at hand to monitor, measure and predict crime and crime trends. Analysis of police data provides insight that lets officers track criminal activities, predict the likelihood of incidents, effectively deploy resources and solve cases faster.
As threats grow increasingly complex, the need for seamless, real-time interagency communication becomes more and more crucial. But existing systems simply don’t have the capacity to meet this critical need. To remedy the situation, the U.S. government recently passed groundbreaking legislation releasing the D-block communication spectrum. What does this actually mean for the public safety community?
Learn about Solutions to Increase First Responder and Community Safety.
This white paper summarizes the challenges that federal, state, and local government agencies face with geospatial information management and explains the advantages that Google Maps Engine, a cloud-based service, offers to combat these issues. It also offers real-world use cases for Google Maps Engine and other Google geospatial visualization solutions within the federal government.
Learn how Intergraph is arming first responders with critical information through its state-of-the-art geospatial solutions that help government respond effectively to natural disasters today — and plan well for those in the future.
Find out how advanced automation tools can ease burdensome public safety staffing tasks by enabling command staff to deploy positions, manage employee schedules, and follow department scheduling policies faster and easier.
Discover how an integrated IT platform helps EMS agencies overcome common challenges by giving them a unified view of their operations and improving information sharing.
Learn how ping4alerts!, a revolutionary new mobile alert application, is getting critical information to the people who need it most in times of emergency.
When it comes to training first responders, traditional methods are no longer adequate. Today’s tech-savvy responders are more engaged — and retain content better — with enhanced training delivery provided by collaboration solutions and interactive displays. Multimedia content, trainee engagement and greater efficiency are attained with today’s technologies for collaboration and interactivity.
An Earth Shattering Ka-Boom: Governing Generations eBook on the impacts of Aging in America on State and Local Government
The house of government is broken, and it needs a serious makeover from top to bottom. In his latest book, management expert Ken Miller discusses how the processes of state and local government became so complicated and inefficient – and how to start cleaning up the mess. This book reveals the tips, strategies and hiding-in-plain-sight secrets for making government work better.
Written for middle- and senior-level managers in state, city and county government, We Don’t Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government from Radically Improving explodes the myths that prevent dramatic improvement in government operations. If you’re interested in a new way of thinking about what you do, who you do it for and why you do it, this book — part of the Governing Management Series — is for you. Read it and manage with the best!
Now available: a new, updated edition of the book that started it all — in government, anyway. Nearly a decade ago, the first edition of Measuring Up took an irreverent, entertaining approach to introducing public managers to a management tool with staying power: performance measurement. The new edition provides the same clear introduction to linking resources and results, while showing how managers, executives and policymakers at every level of government are putting the techniques to use to improve services across the board.