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The Future of Public Safety Integration (Part 3 of Series)

8 April 2014. This blog is the third in a series—Public Safety Software Integration: Past, Present, and Future—that focuses on the increased use of integrated public safety software suites. Our guest blogger for this article is Evan Halperin, Senior Analyst, Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, Deltek. The IJIS Institute thanks Deltek for their contributions!

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The Convergence of Justice, Human Services, and Health Care

GUEST AUTHOR: Paul Wormeli, Wormeli Consulting LLC & Executive Director Emeritus, IJIS Institute

In 2006, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that “At midyear 2005 more than half of all prison and jail inmates had a mental health problem, including 705,600 inmates in State prisons, 78,800 in Federal prisons, and 479,900 in local jails. These [...]

Public Safety Software Integration, Part 2: Opportunities

GUEST AUTHOR: Nooshin Rezazad, Analyst, Deltek

FEBRUARY 17, 2014: Public safety software suites continue to be a hot area for procurement, as many police, sheriff, fire and other public safety departments look to integrated systems that can be provided by one vendor. Just recently, the state of Delaware entered into a contract with New [...]

Public Safety Software Integration, Part 1: Past

GUEST AUTHOR: Kristin Howe, Analyst, Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, Deltek

January 27, 2014. This blog is the first in a series—entitled: Public Safety Software Integration: Past, Present, and Future—that will focus on the increased use of integrated public safety software suites.

Last year, many cities and counties moved forward with long-awaited projects to [...]

Information Technology Spending, Part 3: DHS & DOJ Business Opportunity Trends

GUEST AUTHOR: Jennifer Sakole, Principal Analyst, Federal Information Services, Deltek

December 16, 2013 – Part 3 of 3. In this month’s installment, we will look at trends in Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) Information Technology (IT) business opportunities since calendar year (CY) 2011, as well as what to anticipate in [...]

Information Technology Spending, Part 2: Department of Homeland Security

GUEST AUTHOR: Jennifer Sakole, Principal Analyst, Federal Information Services, Deltek

November 19, 2013 – Part 2 of 3. In this month’s installment, we will focus on the historical spending trends and the information technology (IT) budget request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In December, we’ll offer a list of key DHS and DOJ [...]

Information Technology Spending, Part 1: Department of Justice

GUEST AUTHOR: Jeff Webster, Manager, State and Local Research, Deltek

October 22, 2013 – Part 1 of 3. Déjà vu? Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 proved to be a year in which the term sequestration became part of the American vernacular and agency and industry decisions were driven by budget and spending uncertainty. Based on the [...]

Courts and Corrections Procurement Data – Part 3

GUEST AUTHOR: Jeff Webster, Manager, State and Local Research, Deltek

September 18, 2013 – Part 3 of 3. Last month, Deltek analyzed courts and corrections procurement data to get a better understanding of proposal timelines and solicitations issued over the past few years. Now, Deltek analysts are forecasting the court and corrections industry in a [...]

Courts and Corrections Procurement Data – Part 2

GUEST AUTHOR: Jeff Webster, Manager, State and Local Research, Deltek

August 19, 2013 – Part 2 of 3. Courts and corrections facilities require numerous technologies to keep them smoothly running—and, one of the biggest challenges for a vendor entering this market is understanding the different technologies and how they relate to one another.

In recent [...]

Courts and Corrections Procurement Data – Part 1

GUEST AUTHOR: Jeff Webster, Manager, State and Local Research, Deltek

July 22, 2013 – Part 1 of 3. Demographics data can be extremely beneficial for companies looking to segue into the corrections market, as it can be used to predict future agency spending habits. It is important to pay particular attention to the prison capacity [...]