“It seems to be acceptable in the Legislature now for them to enact obviously unconstitutional laws and then await the determination of a court. City officials are beyond outraged. They’re livid.”
The state’s gain, though, is local governments’ loss. In the words of Tim Riordan, the city manager of Dayton, “We took it on the chin.”
Eleven months after the launch of Digital Communities initiative, Government Technology magazine conducted a second online survey amongst its subscribers to assess and better understand the priorities and challenges facing jurisdictions as they undergo digital community transformation. The new survey provides insights both on the impact of the initiative and the future mobile procurement plans of subscribers.
Simdesk's Named Finalist for 2006 CODiE Awards
Penny Head, Business Network International
Case Study: Kane County Coroner's Office, Illinois
The Hundred Year Storm: Wireless Disruption in Telecommunications
Central Indiana Region Business Network International
ArcPad and GPS Automates and Streamlines Site Assessments
U.S. Census Bureau Field-tests ArcPad and Mobile GIS for 2010 Census
Initial Attack GIS Supports Incident Commander Decision Making
Fire Hydrant Inventory Made Simple with Mobile GIS
Mobile GIS Aids Field Data Collection During Dengue Outbreak in India
Mobile GIS Tracks and Protects Elephant Populations in Kenya
Rail Road Maintains 700 Miles of Track with GIS
Mobile GIS Enhances Mosquito Prevention and Response
Nature Conservancy Uses Mobile GIS Technology to Fight Invasive Species
Pennsylvania Combats the West Nile Virus With ArcPad and the Internet
Mobile GIS Improves Asset Inspections and Cuts Costs
Edgecombe Cuts Field-Mapping Time in Half Using Mobile GIS
Riverside, CA Takes Weed Abatement from Paper to Pixels
Boulder County, Colorado, Sign Maintenance
New York City Department of Health Enhances Response
Seattle Field Tests Patient Tracking Technology
Video: City of Fredericton Creates Free, City-Wide Wireless Network
City of Fredericton Creates Free City-wide Wireless Network
Panasonic Case Study: Missouri State Highway Patrol
Panasonic Case Study: Alabama Highway Patrol
Accela Case Study: Cleveland, Ohio Recognized as Intel Digital Community
Accela Case Study: Temecula Utilizes Wireless Technology to Empower its Mobile Inspection Teams
Accela Case Study: Petaluma Improves Productivity by Empowering its Mobile Inspection Teams
Accela Case Study: Glendale Aims to Protect and Serve Citizens with Emergency Preparedness
Intel Case Study: Caja Madrid's "Internet At Home"
Intel Best Practices: Intelligent Government Resource Planning Solution
Intel Best Practices: FIDELIS Transparency Solution from Qualita
Intel Case Study: China National Railway Signal & Communication Co.
Core Technologies for Developing a Digital Community Framework
Solutions Briefing: Digital Community Deployments
Dell Case Study: Charleston County Government
Dell Case Study: Cost-efficient Notebooks Help Mobilize Texas Police Department
Dell Case Study: IT Pilot Program Elevates the Value of Technology for Legislators
Dell Case Study: Miami-Dade County Strengthens Its Services with Dell Handhelds
Cisco Best Practices: Cisco Metropolitan Mobile Network Solutions
White Paper: Digital Community Best Practices
33 percent of the individuals who need to enroll for traffic school do so over the Internet
New law signed by Gov. Henry formalizes the state's Offender Data Information System
Pay Phones Become Voice and Data Terminals
Outsourcing: The Devil's in the Guarantees
Robert A. Mayer is the chief information officer for the state of Maine. He is responsible for statewide data-processing functions and telecommunications services. Previously, he managed information services for county government and the public-transit agency in Seattle.
Mark Badger, 45, is Alaska's chief technology officer and director of the Department of Administration's Information Technology Group. He has more than 25 years of experience as an educator, researcher and creator of technology-assisted information projects. He has also conducted IT projects in Siberia and other polar regions.
Applying information is just as important as learning. However, what happens when large training classes can't work because employees are in offices spread throughout the state?
James Rebo Assistant Director for Information Systems, Administrative Office of the Courts, New Jersey
Carolyn Purcell CIO, state of Texas and president of NASIRE
No task is more important than preparing today's students to live and work in tomorrow's world.
With GPS and GIS, Contra Costa Search and Rescue teams can track which areas their dogs have searched and which they haven't.
Building a Seamless Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Network
A small but growing number of government agencies are beginning to use intranets to integrate legacy databases.
A 50-state roundup of information technology news and events.
Can local government BBSs and Web pages help increase participation in civic affairs? Spokane, Wash., City Councilman Chris Anderson believes so.