The US government is leading the global scene with it’s many states placing requirements for inter-agency, inter-operable information systems that would allow the various agencies in law enforcement, public service and homeland security to communicate through voice and data allowing faster information dissemination thus improving performance. This allows these various state and federal agencies to have common channels of communication and information systems that can communicate through the internet diffusing the time it takes to distribute relevant and vital information to all concerned agencies. This gives faster response times and better public service on the forefront of their goals. State governments are expected to shell out millions upon millions into technology for IT security and Communication that must not only be secure but robust enough to stand the test of time. Industries in the said areas are hustling in providing these services opening opportunities for new business fronts which is always good for their respective businesses.
The entry of the New Year heralds the need for new budgets and upgrading of current systems to keep pace with crime and other degrading IT infrastructure. Governments have already spent and are planning to do more in hopes of getting people the protection they need from better weather forecasting and information dissemination, to fast crime reporting systems allowing both local and state policing agencies to fast get on the track to solving and curbing crime. Inter-Operable communications and Information systems would be a major costs in the upcoming budget hearing and industry has taken notice developing better and more innovative products for the public service sector.