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The combination of GIS and the Internet is helping federal, state and local governments turn abandoned brownfields into valuable real estate.
Under a federal mandate, government and nonprofit agencies are installing Web-based technology to track and help the nation's homeless.
Support from elected officials and top executives is key to the success of electronic government.
Location technology could mean the difference between life and death for cellular phone users.
Pennsylvania's justice network, which helped the FBI track terrorists, is shaping up as a standard for future systems.
California's EDD has become a lean tax-processing machine.
By sharing information stored in federal, state and local databases, governments hope to keep deadly plotters from slipping through the cracks.
Massachusetts hopes to provide better service through its health and human services agencies by centralizing data and linking agencies.
GIS is becoming more critical to state and local governments. Here are some of the latest ways it's being employed around the country.
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.
Florida's Alachua County is $1 million richer thanks to aggressive efforts to target "bootleg" cellular sites.
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.
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