California is proving teamwork can help it act like an enterprise.
State governments have created an online facility for sharing reusable software, making application development faster and cheaper.
Where Have All the Telecom Firms Gone
The collapse of the NASDAQ not only extinguished the lives of many dot-coms, it also significantly reduced competition in the telecommunications market.
Dot-coms are developing new business models, strengthening old ones and forming alliances as they battle for profit in the public sector.
Preparing your workforce is key to successful IT installations.
Partnerships in Crime
The cost of fighting Internet crime has some law enforcement agencies turning to the private sector for help.
To XP or Not to XP
Microsoft's newest operating system may be just the tool public agencies have been waiting for.
Slaying the Six-Headed Hydra
Looking at $15 million to rebuild its five separate data networks and $25 million to upgrade its archaic voice network, Dallas is embracing voice over IP and singing the praises of convergence.
Main Street Portals
Many smaller jurisdictions have lacked the time, money and staff needed to build an online presence. That situation is likely to change as new strategies hit Main Street.
Down on the Server Farm
Legislation seeking to limit pollution and energy use by data centers in San Francisco may curb economic development in the city.
Alameda, Calif., merged two diverse yet complementary technologies to notify customers of power emergencies.
Licensed to Succeed
Technology is improving how agencies approve and process professional licenses.
In the Trenches
Making Sense of the Census
Census 2000 data can prove valuable to state and local governments, if they know where to find it and how to manipulate it.
Full Speed Ahead
North Carolina, Georgia and New Hampshire outline their plans for a strong IT future.
Utah is using predictive technology to put a stop to fraudulent workers comp claims.