PAST ISSUES / July 2009

Cape Cod Broadband Network May Be Model Stimulus Project

OpenCape demonstrates a business model that local governments seeking broadband stimulus money may want to study.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8: Is Your Site Ready?

Latest release of popular Web browser may wreak havoc with content written for earlier versions of Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8: Is Your Site Ready?

Latest release of popular Web browser may wreak havoc with content written for earlier versions of Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8: Is Your Site Ready?

Latest release of popular Web browser may wreak havoc with content written for earlier versions of Internet Explorer.

signal-noise

Enterprise Technology: Web 2.0 Comes of Age (Opinion)

GIS mapping and Twitter -- once dismissed as toys -- are becoming platforms and platform extenders.

Transportation

Utah Transit Riders Use Smart Cards to Pay Fares

Utah Transit Authority lets patrons pass contactless smart cards over electronic readers when boarding buses, trains or light rail cars.

Electronic Government

How to Create Effective Government Blogs

Seattle Chief Technology Officer Bill Schrier and others talk about their blogging experiences.

Big Picture

Livermore National Laboratory Unveils World's Largest Laser

$3.5 billion device will be used to study fusion reaction.

Point of View

Twitter Democratizes Social Networking (Opinion)

Although Twitter promotes vanity, it also gives everyone a say.

Product News

New Products from Topcon, MSI Computer, Sprint, Novatel, Canon

GIS mapping system, netbook, mobile hotspot device, scanner

Spectrum

San Francisco Residents Can Tweet 311

MIT engineers take the guesswork out of public transit.

Profile

Beth Noveck on the Future of Government Transparency

Leader of President Obama's open-government initiative says performance measures are crucial.

Health

New York City Health Department Helps Doctors Adopt Electronic Health Records

New York City's Primary Care Information Project pays some costs of deploying EHR systems.

First Person

Four Steps for ERP Success

Los Angeles CTO Randi Levin talks about implementing enterprise resource planning in the nation's second largest city.