Editorial Staff

December 19, 2016

2016: The Year in Data (Infographic)

While the data from the previous year represents a look back at major trends of the year, it also paints a picture of where public-sector IT teams will be focused in the future.

March 23, 2016

Top 25 of 2016: Tech-Fueled Excellence (Infographic)

There are many lessons to be learned from the 2016 Top 25 winners. Here are a few.

January 11, 2016

Thinking Big: 6 Innovative Ideas from Small Cities

How cities with populations under 100,000 are using tech to provide creative and forward-looking services.

December 15, 2015

2015: The Year in Data (Infographic)

Check out a few key findings from the 2015 Best of the Web competition, as well as this year's Digital Cities and Digital Counties surveys.

December 10, 2015

CIO Moves: Who Went Where in 2015

The swearing in of 11 new governors contributed to numerous state CIO changes -- and the C suite continues to evolve as roles around data, privacy and innovation are found increasingly throughout the country.

November 9, 2015

America's Most Digital Cities of 2015 (Infographic)

The annual Digital Cities Survey offers telling insights into the state of technology in America's cities. See what’s trending this year and learn about local CIOs’ priorities.

September 23, 2015

Government's Best Websites at a Glance (Infographic)

The majority of citizens will probably visit their city or state's website at some point -- here's a quick look at who's doing it right.

March 3, 2015

Photo of the Week: New York City's IT Epicenter

Open since 2013, the facility has the people and tools to tackle a variety of tech issues affecting infrastructure, applications, network, voice and data functions.

December 4, 2014

2014: The Year in People

Check out our recap of some of this year’s major career moves affecting state, local and federal government IT.

September 25, 2014

21 Ways to Improve Cloud Purchasing

Your old contract language doesn’t work for the cloud; here’s how to fix it.

May 2, 2014

A Global View of Government Technology (Interactive Map)

From e-procurement to advanced smart grids, this roundup of public-sector deployments offers a global look at technology-powered problem solving.

April 29, 2014

Smart Cities from A to Z

The smart city movement taking hold across the globe aims to ensure the long-term viability of these major population centers.

March 25, 2014

Photo of the Week -- Dubuque, Iowa's Grand River Center Leaves a Friendlier Footprint

The center continues to add sustainable features as new technologies become available.

February 9, 2014

Do 2014 State of the State Addresses Include Technology?

Use our interactive map to see how much — or how little — each governor focused on technology in their 2014 State of the State addresses.

December 3, 2013

2013: The Year in Review

A look at the tech trends that shaped 2013 and what they mean for the future.

August 30, 2013

Whatever Happened To … Chattanooga’s Gigabit Internet?

Revisiting wireless Broadband to California farms; Chattanooga’s gigabit Internet service; Google Apps in Wyoming; Minnesota and St. Paul adopt Microsoft Office 365.

August 29, 2013

Whatever Happened To ... NYC Surveillance Dashboard?

Revisiting shared unemployment insurance systems; New York City surveillance ‘dashboard’; NACo app store.

August 27, 2013

Whatever Happened To ... Texas Town’s QR Codes, Multistate Cloud Storage Initiative, Utah’s Hybrid Cloud?

Revisiting Manor, Texas QR codes; shared unemployment insurance systems; Utah's state-hosted cloud.

August 26, 2013

Whatever Happened To ... White Space Network Products, L.A.'s Gmail Contract, Fingerprint ID Program?

Revisiting Wilmington, N.C.'s white space network products, Los Angeles Gmail contract, Bergen County, N.J., fingerprint identity program.

June 25, 2013

Introducing the 21st-Century City Hall

These five platforms are helping redefine civic engagement.

June 11, 2013

6 Emerging Technologies and What They Mean to CIOs

Which emerging technologies are worth investing in and which should CIOs steer clear of?

June 1, 2013

Dirty Jobs in Government

The responsibilities of state and local government aren’t always glamorous; in fact, sometimes they're downright dirty, difficult or dangerous. But here's a look at how tech is transforming some of government’s grittiest tasks.

December 12, 2012

The Smartest Thing I Ever Did

First-hand accounts about how establishing partnerships, trusting and letting go, investing in people, and assessing situations have been instrumental to smart decision-making.

December 12, 2012

2012 Year in Review

The way technology has shaped the way we work and live in 2012.

December 19, 2011

The EBR-1 went online today in 1951. What was it?


May 28, 2010

Law Enforcement Needs a Standards-Based Communications Infrastructure

It's time to collaborate on the right regional projects for information and communication technology and build upon them.