Intelligent Transportation Systems Target Highway Congestion Agencies use GPS, mapping software and cameras to keep traffic moving. signal-noise Web 2.0 Challenges Notions of Public and Private Information Glassdoor.com offers salary details and workplace reviews from company employees. Security Critical Steps for Securing Wireless Networks and Devices Smartphones present new security threats for government agencies. Geo Info GIS Offers Online Access to Zoning and Utility Information Ohio city makes detailed maps available to citizens, contractors and engineers. Funding How Corporate Funding Helps Fill Community Needs Philanthropy augments disaster response and other government activities. Web Conferencing Helps Applicants Navigate Federal Grant Process Grants.gov workers use Web conferencing to explain complex funding system. Big Picture Researchers Develop Contact Lenses with Integrated Circuitry Worn like traditional contact lenses, the technology may lead to personal displays. Point of View Point of View: The Problem With Solutions Sometimes our quest to make things easier only makes things harder. On the Scene Counties Highlight IT Successes at NACo Conference Electronic filing for property statements and RFID tracking of election ballots draw attention. Product News Products from Belkin, Skype, Other World Computing, Genius, VXL Instruments Desktop Internet phone, portable storage drive, touch speaker system and thin client news. GammaTech's Durabook D15TS Semi-Rugged Laptop Crumbles Under Pressure Well equipped unit performs fine as a standard laptop, but fails the spill test. Spectrum Cities in 3D Application Adds Realistic Building Models to Google Earth Richly detailed models include Capitol building in Washington, D.C., and a Hardee's drive-through in McMinnville, Tenn. Social Services Electronic Health Records Improve Care for Texas Foster Children Online Health Passport compiles medical history for 30,000 kids in state foster care system. New York Tests Mobile Technologies for Child Protective Services Two-year study assesses impact of mobile technologies on child welfare work. Profile Alaska Enterprise Technology Director Focuses on Metrics Anand Dubey says good information leads to good IT investment and management.