September 2013

Question marks

Whatever Happened To ...

We check in with initiatives we’ve covered over the past few years and ask, ‘Where are they now?’

Gamification: Governments Use Gaming Principles to Get Citizens Involved

Gaming mechanics are changing how people engage online and in real-life activities — can they remake government’s relationship with employees and citizens?


5 Lessons for Government from Johnny Football

Five keys to success that government can learn from college football.


2013 Digital Counties Survey Winners Announced

Annual polling shows how county governments are using digital technologies to serve their citizens and streamline operations.

Four Questions

CTO Greg Zickau on Idaho IT Initiatives

Idaho CTO discusses the state's core IT and expanding the Idaho Education Network.


New Products from Christie, BALD Technologies, GammaTech

3-D projector, touch display convertor, rugged tablet.

Point of View

State and Local CIOs Have Advice for Industry

What government wants from IT vendors.

Becoming Data Smart

Building the Social Town Hall

The four stages of social media and government in 140 characters or fewer.


Spectrum: Hacking for Car Safety

Also, a robot helps recycle demolition debris.