How To Attract and Retain Qualified IT Staff
If Y2K conversion weren't bad enough, along comes a booming economy that is creating a shortage of IT professionals, pitting government against the private sector for technical resources. Can government compete?
Adopt a Project Plan That Works
Government needs a template for successful project management that ignores or accounts for the inconsistencies and inefficiencies of the human factor
Inner Cities Gaining
The have-nots of inner cities could benefit the most from technology, yet they are the least likely to use it. Some innovative community groups are working to change that situation.
Opting for Privacy
Are people correct in thinking privacy is more important than access?
State of the States
The fourth annual State of the States Briefing, in Falls Church, Va., brought together several hundred government and industry leaders to focus on trends and issues in state information technology, including Y2K, electronic commerce, outsourcing and procurement. Keynoting the briefing was Virginia Lt. Gov. John H. Hager. Speakers included CIOs and top state officials from Arizona, California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas and Ohio. Federal speakers included officials from the U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services. The State of the States Briefing was sponsored by FSI State & Local, NASIRE and Government Technology.