October 2003

Buying into VoIP

With the right preparation, VoIP doesn't have to be a trip to uncharted waters.

Scrapping the Civil Service

At Delaware's Department of Technology and Information, employees work without the usual protection of the civil service system.

Open for Discussion

E-mail takes a new place in relation to freedom of information laws.


Thin is In

Cook County Circuit Court uses thin client technology to modernize in lean budget times.

Local Government

Arlington County Cans Spam

IT staff wages war on electronic junk mail.

Point of View

The Retirement Paradox

The Retirement Paradox

Geo Info

Safety by Satellite

With security issues on the rise, several schools use GPS to track students.

CIO Profile

Judi Zito

CIO, Miami-Dade County


Revenue Redux

Sympathy for the taxman.


Better Blogging

The Western States Information Network uses Weblog technology to foster information sharing.



Mapping government IT

Electronic Government

The Great GASB

Governmental Accounting Standards Board's Statement 34 seeks to make state and local government financial statements more comprehensive and comprehensible.

Monkey Casting

The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services discovered a valuable way to inform the public about an epidemic.


GT Spectrum

Reports from the IT horizon.

Product News

Product News

DeviceLock, Reinacker & Associates Inc., Kodak, Alcatel