PAST ISSUES / December 2006

Year in Review

A look back at the issues and events that drove government IT in 2006.


Looking Back Five Years Into the Future

Notes from the fourth year at Sarducci U.

Geo Info

High-Tech Fire Prevention

Urban foresters use technology to prevent fires.

Electronic Government

A Better Piggy Bank

Minnesota lawmakers create an IT savings account to fund state technology projects.

Point of View



Product News


Tangent, Westinghouse Digital Electronics, Kensington, Plustek


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon,

Tech Focus

Two Cents: On the Big Screen

Samsung's SyncMaster 215TW delivers a widescreen experience without taking over your desk.

Economic Development

Open for Business

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority tries to woo Silicon Valley companies to Virginia.


Txt 4 Sex Ed

San Francisco hopes texting will help put sexually transmitted diseases in check.

CIO Profile

Lem Stewart, CIO, Virginia

An integrated statewide Internet protocol network and office automation technologies like enterprisewide messaging, which includes functionality such as directory services, calendar and e-mail, will foster improvements in interoperability.


Balancing Act

The little scooter has become a favorite tool among some cops and medics.

View From the Hill

Real ID is a Real Headache

Real ID is a Real Headache