PAST ISSUES / July 2006

Quid Pro Quo

State and local governments decide disaster-recovery partnerships make more sense than going it alone.

Advance Directives

States look to one another and the private sector to ensure health-care directives are honored.

Virtual Parenting

It's not ideal, but virtual visitation offers a solution for divorced parents.


De Minimis Redux

An important stand on trivial Internet use.


Halt! Who Goes There?

Roselle, N.J., makes doubly sure that only trusted users gain access to its network.

Geo Info

Voting Made Easier

Putnam County, Ohio, moves election information online.

Point of View

Small World

Small World

Product News


Toshiba, Tatung, Pentax, Panasonic


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon.

Tech Focus

Two Cents: Diminishing Returns

Toshiba Port


Nurses Without Wires

Wireless tablets streamline referrals, and let nurses better serve patients.

Economic Development

Turning on the LITE

Louisiana officials hope supercomputing center becomes economic development magnet.

CIO Profile

Rob Slane

CIO, Madison County, Ohio, Department of GIS and Information Technology


Setting a Precedent

Tarrant County, Texas, district attorney uses enterprise service bus to eliminate paper.