PAST ISSUES / November 2000

Ralph Campbell, Jr. ­ Combining Politics and Social Process in North Carolina

Forget any stereotypes you might have about an auditor.

South Rising

North Carolinas IT explosion rests on a solid foundation.

Equal Opportunity Access

North Carolina guaranteed Internet access to everybody by 2003. Audacious? Yes.

The Ascendancy of the Project Manager

ONE GOVERNMENT IT DEPARTMENT AFTER ANOTHER IS ADDING THE TITLE OF PROJECT MANAGER TO ITS LIST OF AVAILABLE POSITIONS. THATS GOOD NEWS FOR AGENCIES THAT NEED THE MANAGEMENT SKILLS, BUT BAD NEWS FOR OLD-TIME PROGRAMMERS.

Beating the Workforce Blues

Kansas has developed a program thats helping the state become more flexible in its employment practices and more attractive to difficult-to-retain IT workers. Now other states are beginning to follow its lead.

Turning Tides the on Telemedicine

New legislation and renewed federal interest in telemedicine may help put an end to the outdated laws and regulations that have kept it from going prime-time.

Study: E-Gov Still in Early Stages

Researchers found that greater uniformity and standards are required to improve the efficiency of e-government.

Stone Age to Safe Age

A 21st-century emergency call center is dramatically improving public safety in and around Chicago.

E-Sign On the Dotted Line

Electronic signatures are now legally binding nationwide, but dont expect to see big e-commerce changes anytime soon.

Kansas Citys Inner City Success

Call centers are giving Kansas City a way to put more people to work and giving them a high-tech foundation to build on.

CIO PROFILE: JULES MADEROS AND HERB McCALL

CIO PROFILE: JULES MADEROS AND HERB McCALL