Means opening up the records, information and processes of the agency to timely public inspection and, further, opening up communication lines for the public to talk back.
How city governments can leverage and involve citizens to sometimes accomplish the impossible.
"That EA is not understood is the biggest barrier to its adoption. There is a lack of clarity of what EA brings to the business management and IT management." -- Bill Roth, chief information technology architect for the state of Kansas
The federal CIO Council, once almost an afterthought, has matured into an important voice for public-sector technology policies.
Once computers are networked, the number of possible problems proliferates.
As the systems become more complex, managing them becomes a wilder ride.
Networking heavyweights Novell and Microsoft square off. At stake may be domination of corporate networks in the next century.
A history of the Internet's most visible component and the innovations that made it work
Cold Fusion Server helps legacy data become Web wise.
Hype doesn't run networks. A dynamic and evolving programming language does. Don't believe the hype -- believe the results.
We deal with networks every day, but do we really know what they are?
A Florida police department develops a new automated investigative network to fight drug trafficking.
Want to know what would be waiting for you after an earthquake rolled through you hometown during a rainstorm at 4:24 a.m.?
How to add function and ease of use to a data warehouse.
California's courts developed strategic plans to take them into a coordinated technological future.
"Virtual DB" may be a solution or state and local government agencies which need to access scattered data and present it in a unified way.
Kansas created the position of chief information
How does your city stack up against others in terms of service to the public? A new consortium is helping to find out.
.The women of a Montana search and rescue team use GPS and other technology tools to help them perform their jobs better.
The Arizona DOT's driver licensing, vehicle registration and revenue collection departments each had its own computer system, none of which talked to the others. The DOT reeingineered 20-year-old business processes and got a single integrated database.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources developed a system to efficiently distribute hunting and fishing licenses and collect valuable data.
Atlanta is preparing for the Olympic rush by designing an integrated traffic management system to ease inevitable transportation problems.
When the Northridge earthquake hit the Los Angeles area in 1994, emergency response personnel found their disaster recovery plans needed some updating
Police in Washington state are using digital radio and PCs to make communications lines run smooth once again.
Equipment needed for telemedicine is quickly becoming more affordable and the technology is getting better, leading to increased attention by health care providers.