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Outdoor Video Surveillance at the Florida East Coast Railway
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Lester Hightower, VP & CIO, Florida East Coast Railway

As I write this article in October of 2017, outdoor video surveillance seems like something that the Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) could not live without, but the truth is that our first sizable installation went into service only in 2014, and...

Smart Mobility - The New Paradigm in Transportation
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Lev Pinelis, Director Tolling Operations and Innovation,Transurban North America

The surface transportation systems industry is at the dawn of a new era and level of complexity. Since the mid-20thcentury, there have been enormous advances in road infrastructure, and the technology operating on top of these dynamic systems has...

New Beginnings: the Era of Mobile 5G Network
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In just a matter of few years, wireless communication networks have undergone major changes. The wireless mobile generation (G) generally refers to a change in system nature, speed, technology, frequency, data capacity, and latency. Each...

GIS: Practical Applications for Public Utilities
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Suzanne M. Zitzman, GISP, GIS Asset Management Services Division Leader, Maser Consulting P.A.

Public infrastructures in many regions across the nation are nearing the 100-year mark. As cities and towns have grown during this time, so have infrastructures that provide critical services to customers. Many of these systems, such as water,...

Technology in Emergency Management
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Geoffrey C. Bartlett, Director of Emergency Management, Tufts University

In 1971, the Office of Emergency Preparedness—a predecessor to FEMA— tasked one of its scientists to come up with a way for decision-makers spread across the country to collaborate in real-time in response to an emerging crisis. Thus...

Technology, Transactions, and Transformation
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Tarek Tomes, CIO, City of Saint Paul

I recently created my best ever home video. It is a compilation of videos of my youngest son from over the years. It contains short video segments that were edited from longer family videos. These video segments were complimented with incredible...

Evolving Role of the Government
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Michael Cockrill, CIO, State of Washington

On Oct. 21, 2016 a denial of service attack on nearly one hundred thousand pieces of equipment, including webcams, security cameras and other Internet of Things devices, resulted in the temporary inaccessibility of major websites such as...

Engaging Citizens through Technology
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Martin P. Rose, CIO, Pinellas County

As I started my career in the private sector, I had a very different view of the word “customer.” Every business I worked for knew very intimately who their customers were and what they wanted or they did not survive. Customer feedback...

ikeGPS's Spike Gains Traction with the U.S. Government
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RESTON, VA: ikeGPS, the provider of the laser-accurate smartphone measurement solution has partnered with Carahsoft Technology Corp., which happens to be the trusted government IT solutions provider. This will ease deployment of ikeGPS’s...

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