Governments have long used outsourcing to shed certain functions, but jurisdictions now turn over entire business areas to the private sector.
Are citizens' groups overstepping their bounds in trying to reduce crime?
Government IT projects make headlines.
BART Cops Go GIS
San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit police force takes advantage of mapping technology to better share information.
To millions of workers, e-mail is as important as the air they breathe. To IT managers, it's just another word for problem.
Logitech, HP, Intergraph Solutions Group
Counties Take to E-Recording
Although problems persist, the number of counties digitally recording legal documents continues to rise.
City/county IT organization pays off for both jurisdictions.