February 1999

Technology Knows No Boundaries

Pennsylvania forges international partnerships on education and Y2K.

Local Government

Telecities Propels Local Government into Information Age

Andre van der Meer heads an intergovernmental project

Seattle Region Takes Winter by Storm

A multijurisdictional Web page presents weather warnings and readiness recipes.


GT National Technology Snapshot

A roundup of information technology news

Justice & Technology

AFIS Links Help Corner Crooks

Individual fingerprint databases become more powerful when combined into statewide, regional and national networks.

Bipartisan Congress Funds Technology Act

A new law authorizes funding needed to integrate justice information system and facilitate sharing of information among federal, state and local governments.

Notes from the Field

The Truth Will Set Us Free

The Truth Will Set Us Free


It's In the Way You Use It

A study finds that technology alone doesn't improve test scores -- you have to know what to do with it.


Punishing With Sunshine

The government sometimes hands out open-access rules as discipline for agencies rather than benefits for citizens.


Laura Larimer

Laura Larimer

Product Focus

The Lay LAN

Networks make government business more virtual.

Last Bytes

Last Bytes

Department of De-engineering Desperation Drives Shantytown Edisons


Intergovernmental Solutions

Don't have the time or talent to build your own

Product News

product news

product news