August 2006

Show of Support

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue unveils plan to promote community wireless projects.

Formatting for the Future

A second state looks to switch to open formats for state documents. Will the fight get as ugly as it did in Massachusetts?


Eyeing Auto Thieves

Plate-reading technology gives police a new 'vision' in patrolling.

Tech Focus

Two Cents: Dueling Gateways

The Gateway M685-E dual-core laptop works well as a desktop unit, but for traveling, the Gateway M255-E is the right choice.

Open Source

Malware Storm

Attacks on open source doubled in just one year, and the open source community is bracing for more.

Point of View

Foot in the Door

Foot in the Door

CIO Profile

Gopal Khanna

CIO, Minnesota

Geo Info

Pesky Issues

New York counties share GIS data to help pesticide spraying companies comply with notification law.

Social Services

Improving Child Support

Florida implements a unique ERP-based system to streamline enforcement.


Global Locals

A strategy to be some place.

Electronic Government

Roll Call

Washington state's HAVA-compliant database of registered voters paves the way for value-added county registration portals.


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon.

Product News


Motion Computing, Xerox, Tandberg, BenQ