cloud services

By predicting ‘disgusting algal blooms,’ water district hopes to head off damage

The South Florida Water Management District is combining its observational data with satellite imagery and Google Public Sector’s Climate Insights to predict the formation of harmful algal blooms.

How data solves hospital system’s pain points

NYC Health and Hospitals’ data office focuses not on providing capabilities to customers, but on delivering services.

How to keep a complex cloud and on-prem ecosystem on track

Keeping to a true north, taking an open or closed approach and managing the change will help keep modernization projects under control, state and local CIOs advise.

CISA seeks feedback on baseline measures to secure cloud configuration

Initial baselines address Microsoft services, and baselines for configuring rival services from Google are up next. 

Cloud-based property assessments speed hurricane recovery

Cities and counties that suffered damage from Hurricane Ian could access Accela’s damage assessment service to jump-start recovery.

States face more nuanced cloud security challenges

While the federal government can mandate overall cloud security requirements, each state, local and education agency has its own authority, StateRAMP’s Leah McGrath explains.