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Justine Brown

Justine Brown is an award-winning veteran journalist who specializes in technology and education. Email her at

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Recent Articles

Florida DOT Implements Instant Driver Feedback System
December 15, 2014 - The department's 'Opiniator' system lets drivers provide feedback instantly using their smartphone or other electronic device of their choice.

Texas and Alabama Join Microsoft Government Cloud
December 11, 2014 - Cloud wins CJIS approval in Texas; Alabama implements hybrid cloud for HIX and Medicaid eligibility.

What are the Keys to Effective Leadership?
November 18, 2014 - Five highly regarded government CIOs share their secrets to becoming trailblazers in government IT.

New Orleans Dials In Next-Gen 911 Technology
November 05, 2014 - The integrated call control system improves the routing and handling of the 1 million emergency calls received every year.

Using Analytics to Spot Fraudulent Use of Disabled Parking
October 15, 2014 - New Fraud-Detection-as-a-Service continues to "learn" over time, uncovering the latest and emerging methods of fraud.

North Carolina to Pilot Secure Electronic ID
October 08, 2014 - The objective is to bring the well-established trust of a physical driver's license into the online environment as a low-cost, readily available, highly reliable means of assuring that people are who they claim to be in an online setting.

Fairfax County, Va., Provides Real-Time Access to Police Data
October 07, 2014 - Using an overhauled mapping app, citizens can access hundreds of police service calls, in addition to neighborhood disturbances, thefts, drug or sex offenses, and more.

Nextdoor Debuts Service for Public Agencies
September 30, 2014 - The popular social networking service will allow public agencies to communicate with more than 42,000 neighborhoods to discuss crime and safety issues.

Could The Weather Company Change Emergency Alerting?
September 17, 2014 - In 2013 alone, The Weather Company delivered more 150,000 weather alerts to two-thirds of U.S. adults -- and it now is targeting its reach to informing people of emergencies.

Oakland County, Mich., Launches G2G Marketplace
September 17, 2014 - The marketplace gives government agencies an easy way to research, purchase and implement technology solutions and professional services.

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