April 2004

The New Taboo

Is offshore outsourcing too politically charged for government?

In Search of the Big Idea

After almost 20 years as president of Public Technology Inc., Costis Toregas is stepping down -- but he's hardly retiring.

The Price of Democracy

New voting mandate could prove an unwanted financial burden for states and counties.

Digital Cities 2003

The Center for Digital Government announces top finishers in its 2003 Digital Cities Survey.


A Pass on Privacy?

Access to electronic toll information has privacy advocates concerned.

Tech Focus

Two Cents

Gateway M275 Convertible Notebook

Point of View

A Modern Gordian Knot

A Modern Gordian Knot


A Face in the Crowd

Maricopa County, Ariz., tests facial recognition technology in schools to identify missing children.

CIO Profile

Moira Gerety

CIO, New Mexico


Old School About New Methods

The legacy of the first blogging candidate.


Book Smart

GIS gives libraries new insight into patron usage, and collection and circulation information.

Electronic Government

Pulling It All Together

To manage client services, caseworkers at Florida's Department of Children and Families can now access just one system.


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon.

Product News

Product News

Fossil, Suunto, MSN Direct, Acme Portable Machines, Top Layer Networks, Canon