Enterprise resource planning systems take on unconventional tasks.
The justice system looks at analyzing information exchanges and adopting standards in its effort to build integrated information systems.
Government IT projects make headlines.
Point of View
Fight the Power
If enough ordinary people get together, extraordinary things can happen.
No More Towers
Two U.S. cities are trading their cell towers for the new buzz -- mesh networks.
Fujitsu Stylistic ST5000
Director of Information Technology, Manassas, Va.
Clearly a Hit
Chicago's CLEAR is a proven success -- so much that the Illinois State Police will soon merge its data system with it.
A SAGE Invention
An air defense system in the mid-1950s laid the foundation for the Internet Age.
Manassas Powers Up
The city's electrical grid links subscribers' computers to fiber-optic network via broadband over power lines.