Darby Patterson

Editor in Chief


May 21, 2003

Washington's Poor Keep Voice Mail Service

Amid budget cuts for social programs, state funds program for low-income and homeless residents

May 16, 2003

California State Controller has High Tech Agenda

Even as the state faces record budget deficits, Steve Westly is an advocate for more and better technology solutions

May 13, 2003

New Online Resource for Accessibility

Federally funded program reaches out to states with free training and resources

May 13, 2003

Conference Highlights Use of Technology in Government

Three days of high-level keynotes, classes and special events comes to California's Capital

May 12, 2003

Business savvy CIO to lead New Hampshire IT

Aggressive agenda to change how IT is administered in the state must fit a short time frame for new CIO and Gov. Benson

May 12, 2003

Virginia Plans to Buy Smart

New agency will assume greater authority and oversight of technology procurement and procedures

May 12, 2003

Government Partners

Wins, changes and announcements from the private sector

May 2, 2003

D.C.'s Suzanne Peck Heads for Temporary Pennsylvania Post

The district's CTO will lend her expertise to Pennsylvania as the commonwealth launches a new management strategy.

April 30, 2003

Ohio Bill Seeks to Limit Online Competition With Private Sector

The legislation would prevent government from offering certain online services if there are two or more companies making the same services available to the public.

April 22, 2003

Able and Waiting

Able and Waiting

April 22, 2003

Building a Standard

Industry makes a business case for accessibility.

April 4, 2003

E-Government's Glass is Half-Full

E-Government's Glass is Half-Full

April 4, 2003

Plotting the Path of Destruction

Statewide GIS project supports shuttle debris recovery.

March 20, 2003

Technology Conference Highlights Accessibility

The conference is showcasing new products that reflect an effort to make accessibility a fundamental element of design and development.

February 24, 2003

Governors Meet in D.C. Amid Deficit Crisis

Governors at the annual NGA meeting take their message to the president and Congress asking for federal relief and changes to Medicaid system.

February 14, 2003

Beyond Boundaries

Interoperable emergency communications system links government sectors.

January 29, 2003

Point of View

Fickle Winds of Change

December 20, 2002

Point of View

Putting a positive spin on a new year.

December 20, 2002

Alaska Breaks New Ground

Comprehensive telecom partnership overcomes organizational and geographic obstacles.

December 20, 2002

Dynamic Duo

Virginia governor and technology secretary bring private-sector savvy to government service.

December 4, 2002

New York Mayor Talks 311

Michael Bloomberg opened the National Electronic Commerce Coordinating Council by outlining the challenges and benefits of the city's new 311 system.

November 22, 2002

Point of View

Accessibility Is Fundamental to E-Government

November 21, 2002

Green Machine

National environmental information system seeks to change the world, one mouse click at a time.

October 31, 2002

Incumbent CIOs Consider Leadership Changes

CIOs talk strategy in dealing with the impending turnover in the nation's governors' offices.

October 31, 2002

Telecom's New Role

Telecom's New Role

October 31, 2002

Local Fire Sparks GIS System

Laguna Beach, Calif. continues to expand its extensive geographic information system that launched after a fire in 1993.

October 28, 2002

State CIOs Invited to Work With U.S. Government

NASCIO conference brings opportunity to build nationwide communications system in partnership with the Office of Homeland Security.

September 26, 2002

The Best Get Better

The 2002 Best of the Web winners demonstrate the power of government portals.

September 24, 2002

Eye in the Sky

GIS technology helps remote islands cope with natural disasters.

September 24, 2002

A Map for Spaceship Earth

A Map for Spaceship Earth

September 17, 2002

Anchorage Hosts Annual Telecom Conference

Representatives from 33 states attended a five-day conference and trade show called "Doing Business in the New World."

September 5, 2002

Bitten by the GIS Bug

Pennsylvania adapts virus-tracking system to homeland defense.

September 5, 2002

Applied Knowledge

New York's IT leaders are harnessing knowledge gained after Sept. 11 to better use technology in the future.

August 8, 2002

Gaining an International Perspective

Gaining an International Perspective

August 8, 2002

Picture the World

GIS helps governments from the ground up.

August 8, 2002

Northern Exposure

Canada sets an example for melding technology and public safety.

July 9, 2002

GIS Conference Draws a Global Crowd

Governments' increasing use of GIS is highlighted at the conference.

July 8, 2002

California Launches Interim IT Plan

IT projects to be managed by departments until statewide strategy is written.

July 1, 2002

Security Emerges from the Shadows

Security Emerges from the Shadows

July 1, 2002

The Clamor of Freedom

The Clamor of Freedom

June 14, 2002

Arkansas Loses Two Top IT Leaders

The state's CIO and chief security officer both submitted resignations on the same day, citing barriers to performing their roles.

June 4, 2002

Don Upson: Harnessing the Power of Boundaries

Don Upson: Harnessing the Power of Boundaries

June 3, 2002

Mr. Purpose

Gov. Mark Schweiker is pushing his technology agenda to the fullest.

May 31, 2002

Connecticut to Enforce Accessibility Guidelines

The state will require vendors to get educated before doing business with state agencies.

May 10, 2002

Canada Calls for Cross-Border Information Sharing

Safety, security and anti-terrorist strategies top agenda of federal conference.

May 3, 2002

California CIO Eli Cortez Suspended, Baheti Resigns

Suspension, resignations, shredding of documents and calls for accountability surround enterprise license agreement made by embattled department

May 1, 2002

Name-Brand Government

Name-Brand Government

April 24, 2002

California's IT Department Removed from Bill that Promised Revival

Committee takes action and avoids deciding fate of DOIT's sunset, but rescues key data centers.

April 19, 2002

E-Mexico Marks Country's Entrance into the Digital Age

Mexico's president announced a plan this week to build 250 digital community centers throughout the country.

April 18, 2002

Regional Conference Shows Telecommunication's Expanded Influence

Telecommunications managers gather to share ideas and discuss information sharing.

April 18, 2002

Microsoft Government Leaders' Conference Draws a Crowd

The event, in its fifth year, brought together government officials from around the world.

April 16, 2002

Digital Dreams

Digital Dreams

April 16, 2002

Jenkinson, Jefferson and Digital Democracy

A scholarly consideration of the electronic future.

April 9, 2002

NASCIO Conference Calls for Standards, Cooperation

Speakers stress the importance of cooperation between jurisdictions.

April 8, 2002

Sacramento County Goes Portal

The county's new portal is drawing more visitors.

October 15, 2001

Afterthoughts on the Digital Future

E-Government leaders look at the post-September world.

October 1, 2001

Keeping the Faith

The dark side of the peaceful revolution.

October 1, 2001

State of the Digital State: Part III

The Center for Digital Government surveys the 50 states to reveal whos getting the most out of technology in digital democracy and management and administration.

August 16, 2001

State of the Digital State: Part II

The Center for Digital Government surveys the 50 states to reveal who's getting the most out of technology in revenue/taxation and electronic commerce/business regulation.