Houston Lifts Off Houston Lifts Off Brownfield Resurrection The combination of GIS and the Internet is helping federal, state and local governments turn abandoned brownfields into valuable real estate. Secrets of a Successful IT Campaign Support from elected officials and top executives is key to the success of electronic government. Secrets of a Successful IT Campaign Support from elected officials and top executives is key to the success of electronic government. Secrets of a Successful IT Campaign Support from elected officials and top executives is key to the success of electronic government. STATEments STATEments Mapping Government IT Geo Info A Rising Star GIS is becoming more critical to state and local governments. Here are some of the latest ways it's being employed around the country. Electronic Government First-Class Operation California's EDD has become a lean tax-processing machine. A Tight Net Against Terror By sharing information stored in federal, state and local databases, governments hope to keep deadly plotters from slipping through the cracks. Caring for the Masses Massachusetts hopes to provide better service through its health and human services agencies by centralizing data and linking agencies. Point of View Name-Brand Government Name-Brand Government Product News Product News Panasonic, Crime Analysis Associates, LaCie, Sharp Electronics Spectrum GT Spectrum Reports from the IT horizon. Interview Response Mode Brent Woodworth is a worldwide segment manager of IBM's Crisis Response Team. He's coped with earthquakes, floods and a host of other disasters. One thing he's learned is that it pays to be prepared. CIO Profile Jesse Jones: Columbus, Ohio Jesse Jones: Columbus, Ohio Justice Wireless Safety Net Location technology could mean the difference between life and death for cellular phone users. A Model System Pennsylvania's justice network, which helped the FBI track terrorists, is shaping up as a standard for future systems. Local Government The Homeland Security Money Trail Local governments are first in line to respond to any emergency situation, but they often find themselves last in line when it comes to funding emergency preparedness. Busting Bootleggers Florida's Alachua County is $1 million richer thanks to aggressive efforts to target "bootleg" cellular sites.