September 2011

Little Progress on National Public Safety Network 10 Years After 9/11

A decade after the 9/11 attacks, strides have been made in regional public safety interoperability, but a nationwide system is still lacking.

5 Emerging Technologies Soon to Hit the Government Market

Government users and industry analysts chime in on motion-controlled video games, augmented reality and vertical GPS.


4 Tips on How to Hire

Can government recruit the next generation?

Four Questions

Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes Discusses Outsourcing and Cloud Computing

State budget priorities and improving government processes are among challenges Rhodes is facing.


Software Helps Cities See the Future

IBM unveils new software designed to help decision-makers forecast the consequences of actions that affect citizens.

Point of View

Disasters Highlight Need for Broadband First Responder Network

It’s time to build a national public safety network.


Securing Data in the Cloud

Recent cloud computing outages highlight the need for proper backup protocols.

Case Study

California County’s Information Exchange Links Justice and Public Safety Agencies

A California data sharing system makes catching the bad guys easier.

Product News

New Products From Motorola, Apitech, Panasonic and Bosch

Touchscreen tablet, secure fax, video surveillance system and rugged tablet