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Wayne Hanson

Wayne E. Hanson served as a writer and editor with e.Republic from 1989 to 2013, having worked for several business units including Government Technology magazine, the Center for Digital Government, Governing, and Digital Communities. Hanson was a juror from 1999 to 2004 with the Stockholm Challenge and Global Junior Challenge competitions in information technology and education.

CIO Chris Maio of the Secretary of State’s Office said his staff is on pace to launch a replacement of the state’s voter registration database in 2016.
The class pulled together leaders of tomorrow to discuss developing reliable collaboration and decision-making, according to Calif. CIO Carlos Ramos.
When a project is finished, things don’t return to the way they have been -- many things will be different, and a successful transition to a new way of doing things is critical.
The initiative compared names on the Controller’s Office list of unclaimed property with CalVet’s list of veterans.
The health transparency website, hosted by Castlight, will allow members to be smarter about medical choices.
New legislation brings the issue of government transparency in California back to the forefront.
The Conservation Corps is in the very beginning stage of the project, and will be looking for a system integrator.
Muddled legislation and preemptive strikes at imagined dangers.
This new device relies on specific chemical interactions that form between a virus or bacteria and a disease-fighting antibody.
Not yet, but if Germany's Saarland University has anything to say about it, we will in the near future.
Even security experts fall victim.
Today, nearly 300 cities (and some counties) have a 311 call system or use the underlying technology, known as customer relationship management, to track service requests and a host of other capabilities
Testing and other requirements would apply to all commercial license holders, including school bus drivers.
The Boeing Black may be the ultimate secure smartphone, but its release date and price are still secret.
Attacks on huge retailers have been widely reported, but most cybercrimes target smaller businesses.
Universities a focus in today's global assaults on IT systems.
Continuing technical issues resulted in a total of only about 30,000 signups by Feb 15 -- one fifth of the state's target.
Among Bitcoin's challenges are hackers, volatility and regulations.
John Nixon steps down, CIO David Behen appointed director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
The Oregon State Police and FBI are investigating what appears to be an attack by a foreign entity.
NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Protection gets thumbs up from NASCIO.
$100,000 prize for the best app that benefits the community.
While there are valid uses of surveillance technology, some say it has advanced much faster than regulation of it.
Marx, a Los Angeles native, is charged with improving the MyLA311 service, upgrading the city's websites and applying data sharing and analysis to upgrade city government performance.
"Store-and-go” capability allows payment processing even outside cell or Wi-Fi coverage.
NTIA will develop a voluntary code of conduct that specifies how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies to facial recognition technology.
How one agency handled a tragedy as it unfolded live on Twitter.
How can communities be better prepared to withstand and recover from 100-year events like earthquakes, droughts, floods or cyclones?
The review aims to serve as a foundation for action.
Test speeds were fast enough to send 44 uncompressed HD films in one second.