Year in Review: A Look at the People and Events That Shaped 2009 Budget challenges, Web 2.0 figured prominently in 2009. Washington State GIS Transportation Repository Takes Long Road Six years in the making, the state and counties teamed to create the Washington Statewide Transportation Framework -- a massive project that required data integration and conversion, software integration and application development. signal-noise Five Things to Remember About 2009 Public records, internal cloud computing and citizen coders figured prominently. Security Virus and Malware Prevention Is an Ongoing Battle Governments must stay vigilant with IT security as viruses constantly change. Point of View Los Angeles Takes Risk as it Adopts Google Apps (Opinion) Los Angeles CTO Randi Levin convinces City Council to Use Google Apps citywide. Product News New Products from GammaTech, TomTom, IRES Technology Corp. Notebook computer, navigation device, wearable camcorder. Spectrum IT Trends: Weatherproofing Electronic Devices, 3-D Rome Urban and Regional Information Systems Association awards local governments for improving citizen services. CIO Profile Utah CTO David Fletcher on the State's Use of Geo-IP Technology Geo-IP displays link content that's customized to a citizen's physical location.