PAST ISSUES / August 2008

Why California Secretary of State Debra Bowen Pulled the Plug on E-Voting

Bowen, a long-time IT advocate, saw too many security flaws in touch-screen voting machines.

Web 2.0 Powers Political Campaigns - From Presidential Race to Local Elections

Candidates use blogs, video and online contributions to reach voters and raise cash.

How it Works

Inside the Large Hadron Collider: Touring the Biggest, Most Powerful Machine Ever Built

Inside the Large Hadron Collider: Touring the Biggest, Most Powerful Machine Ever Built

Security

Virtualization Raises New Cyber-Security Questions for Government

Growing use of virtual tools creates more infrastructure for agencies to manage and secure.

Big Picture

Crowded Skies

Crowded Skies

On the Scene

David Brailer on Health IT; Emergency Managers Ponder Climate Change

David Brailer on Health IT; Emergency Managers Ponder Climate Change

Records Management

Massachusetts Portal Lets Citizens Shop for Health Insurance Plans

State's Health Insurance Connector Authority rolls out plan comparison Web site in just four months.

RFID Helps Florida State Attorney Track Case Files

RFID-powered case-tracking system quickly locates documents anywhere in state attorney's office.

Wireless

Mesh Network Creates Low-Cost Muni Wi-Fi for Kentucky Town

Project provides free wireless Internet in downtown Prestonsburg for just $8,500.

Interview

CIO Dale Jablonsky Explains How California's EDD Will Use Web 2.0 and SaaS

New technologies help California Employment Development Department take on new responsibilities.

The Last Mile

Public Employee Salary Databases Push Transparency Debate

Public Employee Salary Databases Push Transparency Debate