August 2002

Northern Exposure

Canada sets an example for melding technology and public safety.

Digital State 2002

The Center for Digital Government and the Progress & Freedom Foundation survey the 50 states to reveal who's getting the most out of technology in e-commerce and business regulation, digital democracy and management and administration.

Taking the Wheel

In appointing James Dillon as the state's first CIO, Gov. George Pataki chose a trusted veteran with decades of experience in state government.

E-Government Makes Global Progress

United States still lags behind Canada and Singapore, report says.


Names and Faces

Biometrics makes dealing with Israel's stringent air travel policies easier.

Local Government

New LINCs to Safety

Seattle demonstrates a local version of a federal system to map the spread of hazardous materials.

Point of View

Gaining an International Perspective

Gaining an International Perspective

Geo Info

Picture the World

GIS helps governments from the ground up.


TAP into Access

Missouri is helping citizens with disabilities to access the Internet. Will other states follow?


High Stakes Neighborly Competition

Digital government in the global village.


High-Water Warning

A new wireless system is helping Seattle prevent wastewater overflows.



Mapping Government IT

Electronic Government

Web Unites Kingdom's Taxpayers

Web-based applications are changing old ways at the UK's Inland Revenue department.

Product News

Product News

Pocketec, Polycom Inc., D-Link, Interlink Electronics Inc.