What makes an ideal community, and how can civic leaders help their cities, counties and regions evolve to better meet old necessities and new opportunities?
Wayne E. Hanson has been a writer and editor with e.Republic since 1989, and has worked for several business units including Government Technology magazine, the Center for Digital Government, Governing, and is currently editor and writer for Digital Communities specializing in local government. Hanson was a juror from 1999 to 2004 with the Stockholm Challenge and Global Junior Challenge competitions in information technology and education. He self-published three books of fiction and lives in Sacramento with his wife, Jeannie.
Is the Internet of Things Finding Traction?
April 16, 2012 - At Issue: Currently the infrastructure necessary for broad deployment is lacking. That soon could change.
At Issue: Dreamers vs. Visionaries
April 09, 2012 - Visionaries build their own future. Dreamers sit on the couch and watch Star Wars.
San Diego County CIO Harold Tuck Retiring
April 06, 2012 - Tuck first joined San Diego County in 1986.
What Went Right: Mobile Devices
April 03, 2012 - I felt like a WWII radio operator set down in some post-war dream of the future, where cars flew and dishes washed themselves.
Will Affordable Care Act Uncertainties Affect Local IT?
April 02, 2012 - The Supreme Court's decision is not expected until summer, but some local health IT projects likely will be impacted if the law is struck down or the individual mandate is overturned.
Washington, D.C.’s Criminal Case Initiation Project Automates Court Processes
March 30, 2012 - Multiple arresting agencies in Washington, D.C., collaborate and hammer out agreements to build a law enforcement and justice information network.
What Makes a Visionary?
March 28, 2012 - The Intelligent Community Foundation honors Australia's Stephen Conroy as its Visionary of the Year for 2012.
At Issue: Shut Up and Let Me Govern!
March 26, 2012 - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says social media cause headaches when you're the boss. Is he right?
Maricopa County's Recorder Kiosks Save Time
March 23, 2012 - "There's a scanner to scan your document, and our employee then looks at the document to make sure that it's recordable."
March 23, 2012 - BYOD and Sunny Award
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