October 1998

Untangling the Web

A history of the Internet's most visible component and the innovations that made it work

Focus On Results

New law recalibrates the measuring stick for reportingon employment and training perfomance.


National Technology Snapshot

A round-up of information technology news and events from each of the 50 states.

Local Government

Interview Grid

Tip O'Neil once said, "All politics is local," and while local government has long been the most accessible and most trusted level of government, the Information Age has put cities and counties in the center of many national issues. Here, our panel of mayors and local-government IT managers discuss their jurisdictions and some of the issues they face.

Collaboration Fuels Partnerships

Los Angeles has taken the lead from New York and San Francisco, increasing cooperation to foster a better IT climate.

Justice & Technology

This is a Smuggler ... This is a Smuggler on Radar

Pioneering a unique spiral development process, the U.S. Customs Service Domestic Air Interdiction Coordination Center overcame several challenges to implement a $17 million computer system upgrade.

Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field

Notes from the Field


Knocking on Bandwidth's Door

Which solution will actually get inside peoples' homes?


The Encryption Conniption

A resolution for encryption debate remains as cryptic as ever.

North Dakota's BMOC

Big man on computer automates disaster aid on the Web.

CIO Profile

Linda Beth Brady

Linda Beth Brady

Geo Info

Airport Soundbytes

GIS speeds up documentation for airport noise mitigation program.

Libraries Turn New Leaf with GIS

Public libraries are turning to GIS to beef up their services.


Making Imaging Look Easy

By building a strong network infrastructure and sticking to open standards, Oklahoma City has created an environment that allows imaging to grow.

Product Focus

Technology Sets Tone for Tomorrow's Local Government

Technology Sets Tone for Tomorrow's Local Government

Product News

Product News

Product News