Examples and case studies

City Government Raises Staff Productivity and Taxpayer Value with Mapping Solution

Fri, 2013-05-31 12:35 -- Liz Enbysk
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City leaders in the town of Hudson, Ohio have had a long commitment to GIS mapping technology. But eventually the web-based GIS solution it had launched back in 2003 became labor-intensive to maintain. Other city officials may find the upgrade solution it settled on of interest; this case study provides the details.

The Dynamics of Opening Government Data

Fri, 2013-05-31 12:08 -- Liz Enbysk
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Street construction projects are a big deal for businesses in the area where the construction is occurring, for citizens who need to get from Point A to Point B in a timely fashion and for neighborhood residents who must endure the noise and commotion. City officials will be interested in how a Canadian city is using an open government initiative to make construction season less stressful.

IBM Solution is Key to Borough's Successful Client Index

Fri, 2013-05-31 11:34 -- Liz Enbysk
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When the UK Government mandated a greater focus on customers ‒ as well as budget cuts and an increased emphasis on regionally shared services ‒ it was a challenge for the London Bureau of Brent, which serves approximately 270,000 residents in northwest London. City leaders facing similar challenges will be interested in how the borough solved its data management headache.

City Increases Efficiency Through Desktop Virtualization

Fri, 2013-05-31 11:04 -- Liz Enbysk
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As Jacksonville, N.C. city workers became more and more dependent on the city's ITS department, Jacksonville’s IT director decided it was time to refresh the department’s infrastructure to help ensure that operations and employee support remained fully functional at all times. City leaders and staff will want to read how desktop virtualization resulted in multiple benefits.

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