Locator System Target Shooters
A new system that employs technology similar to that used to determine the strength and epicenter of earthquakes is being tested for its ability to reduce random gunfire in Redwood City, Calif.
GIS Aids Eradication of Florida Melaleuca Invasion
Decades ago, the Australian melaleuca tree was imported to help dry up Florida swampland and convert it into forests. Now, however, the melaleuca is seen as a threat to the Everglades and eradication efforts are under way.
COLD STORAGE IS NOW HOT
Ignored for many years, COLD technology has recently blossomed into a large component of the imaging market, as major vendors offer organizations a more efficient way to store computer documents.
More and more government workers are using notebooks while in the field.
Meet Me in Cyberspace
ATAP meetings, convened through any local or wide area network or on the Internet, are convenient and cost-effective for government employees.
States Hook Tourists Online
Like their corporate colleagues, state travel and tourism agencies have rapidly developed sophisticated Web sites to promote travel opportunities in their respective states.
Technology & Governance
Governments Pushing for Access Fees
Is providing electronic access to government data an "enhanced" service for which a fee can be collected, or do fees create an information underclass and shut the door on citizens whose taxes paid to collect the information in the first place?
What is Government's Role in IT Standards?
State and local governments must set standards to best utilize information technology. But setting these standards is more than just finding "the one best way."