February 2007

Family Matters

States struggle to upgrade child welfare information systems.

3D You

A team of researchers may bring the ultimate sci-fi fantasy to life.

Split Decision

E-voting machines perform well in November election, but glitches remain.

With a Bullet

Some states shot up the rankings in 2006's Digital States Survey, becoming top 10 finishers and strong contenders.


How Much to Tip?

An online tool to report suspicious activity anonymously in Colorado raises fears of racial or cultural profiling.

Tech Focus

What's Your Function?

The HP Color LaserJet 4730mfp delivers superb document handling.

Big Picture

Big Picture

Big Picture

Point of View

A New View

A New View


Tweaker Houses

States create online registries to help the public identify methamphetamine labs and users.

California Screening

New technology helps health department vastly expand its newborn genetic screening program.

Up Close

Video Surveillance

Video Surveillance

The Last Mile

Predicting the Future

Predicting the Future


Public Records Dance

Still trying to turn government inside out.


Demystifying the Judicial System

The Legal Aid Society of Orange County's I-CAN! system is spreading to other California jurisdictions and providing people legal know how.


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon

Product News


Mitsubishi, Dell, Intermec, Tangent