July 2004

Broadband Battle

A Supreme Court ruling is the latest twist in a fight over the ability of public utilities to provide telecom services.

Tricky Business

Data surveillance tools may have promise, but presently fall short.

Sign on the Digital Line

Indiana delivers digitally certified driver records to county prosecutors.

Transparent Privacy

Who should be watching the watchers?


Merry CRISmas

New Crash Records Information System is a giant gift for Texas.

Tech Focus

Easy on the Eyes

ViewSonic's VP171b makes staring at a monitor a pleasant experience.

Local Government


Automated indexing tool helps rescue county from eight-week document recording backlog.

Virtual Arbitration

Online program helps the New York City Comptroller's Office settle claims via the Internet.

Point of View

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Geo Info

Maps for Sale

Allen County, Ind., streamlines geographic data, while bringing in some needed funds.

CIO Profile

Thomas Freeman

CIO, Roseville, Calif.


In Defense of a Good Patchwork Quilt

Where analog values and digital futures converge.



Government IT projects make headlines

Electronic Government

Show Us Your ID

The proliferation of distributed Web-based applications complicates the task of identifying online users. SAML might be the answer.


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon.

Product News

Product News

Iomega, Belkin, Interlink Electronics, Breece Hill