While the restaurants and vineyards of the North East Victorian town of Rutherglen are key elements of the town’s economy, it’s the not-for-profit Indigo North Health organisation that promotes the community’s health and wellbeing. (more…)
With 265,000 residents, Durham County is home to the famed Research Triangle Park, one of the most prominent high-tech R&D centers in the world. As such, the county’s IT Department has quite the legacy to live up to.
“Technical innovation and efficiency are important to our citizens,” says Steve Barden, Systems Development Supervisor for Durham County, “and they’re a top priority for the IT Department as well.” (more…)
Time was, when an officer from Ontario’s Hamilton Police Service (HPS) responded to investigate a call about an EDP (emotionally disturbed person), they’d have two choices to determine risk factors as they proceeded: either drive back to the station with the EDP to look up past reports – or place a call and wait for a Records Clerk to pull the report and read it to them over the phone. Either way, the officer would be off the street, sometimes for hours, waiting for the necessary information to act on.
These days, however, an officer responding to the same call can pull up reports right in their patrol car, accessing information vital to the safety of the EDP – and the public – using just a name, incident number or other simple keyword.