Darby Patterson

Executive Editor at Large


September 10, 2003

NASTD Meets in St. Louis

Association discusses the role of telecom in government

September 3, 2003

Teresa Takai

CIO, Michigan

September 3, 2003

Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

August 18, 2003

Digital Governor Goes to Washington

Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt would leave strong technology legacy behind

August 11, 2003

GSA Shares its Purchasing Power

Cooperative purchasing for state and local governments could mean savings of both time and money

August 6, 2003

Washington's E-Gov Ambassador Resigns

Mark Forman leaves a strong legacy as he heads for post in the private sector

July 29, 2003

The "Systerhood" of Technology

The "Systerhood" of Technology

July 28, 2003

NASCIO Gains Firm Foothold on Capitol Hill

President Gerry Wethington says technology issues and policies are becoming a priority for federal lawmakers

July 21, 2003

NIMA's Shared Data, Secret Data

Federal agency's data flows to state and local governments and opens up new resources and challenges

July 10, 2003

Iowa Restructures IT, Names Gillispie to Lead

Current head of Iowa Communications Network assumes new role in restructured IT department

July 8, 2003

User Conference Embraces Global Issues

ESRI conference features GIS applications that founder says will support sustainability of the Earth

July 8, 2003

Multi-state Amber Alert on Trial

Washington heads up coalition of cities, counties, states and private-sector participants in pilot project designed to defeat child abductors

July 2, 2003

Sacramento Clerk-Recorder's Office Posts Decades of Data

Middleware makes it possible for Clerk-Recorder to access legacy data and present it to the public on the Web

July 1, 2003

Veteran of Miami-Dade County Government is New CIO

Judy Zito steps in as changes in county government abound and a budget deficit demands her attention

July 1, 2003

Fed CIO launches portal at GT event

Geospatial Web portal offers robust information and invites participation of state and local governments

June 30, 2003

Horses to High-Tech

Sacramento Police Department uses video downlink to manage USDA event that focused worldwide attention on capitol city

June 27, 2003

Happy Interdependence Day

Happy Interdependence Day

June 24, 2003

Colorado Security Chief to Leverage Federal Resources

Harley Rinerson plans to draw on his extensive military and DoD experience to build Colorado's homeland security program

June 23, 2003

Elizabeth's Well Kept Technology Secret

New Jersey city makes technology the fabric of government under leadership of savvy mayor and council

June 18, 2003

New Man at Iowa's IT Helm

Amid changes in IT structure and policy, Iowa taps insider to head up telecom and technology programs

June 10, 2003

Beam Me Up Vermont

New emergency locator system is tested in Vermont before being rolled out to other states

June 9, 2003

Mayors Voice Frustration with Homeland Security Funding

Annual conference covered issues common to cities and mutual challenges in dealing with federal government

June 9, 2003

California Considering Hands-Free Legislation

Legislator inundates colleagues with data about dangers of driving while dialing and opponents argue for personal liberties

June 4, 2003

Oklahoma Keeps an Eye on Telecoms

Governor vetoes bill to loosen oversight

June 2, 2003

Inmate Information Network is Activated

Sheriff's Department deploys new system to improve the managing and monitoring of Suffolk County inmates

May 28, 2003

Innovative Sheriff to head Ohio Security Effort

Union County Sheriff developed innovative programs and knows the value of technology in law enforcement

May 27, 2003

Beyond State Boundaries

New York State cyber-security chief reaches out to share critical information

May 21, 2003

Scaling the Wall of Resistance

Scaling the Wall of Resistance