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Julie Bort

New Mexico Data 'Framework' Holds Tips for National GIS System

The U.S. Geological Survey's Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is about to choose a new round of state and local governments to join its Framework Demonstration Projects Program, under which local, state and federal agencies will work out datasharing problems

Saving money with credit cards

Credit cards have been nothing short of revolutionary as far as federal information technology procurement is concerned. They save time and money. They reduce frustration and empower end users. They allow agencies to manage cash better to keep more precise budget data and to automate much of the ad

Multifunction Devices

As government agencies strive to do more with limited funds, a new class of computer peripherals is gaining visibility: the multifunction device. Because they combine the features of different office machines into one piece of equipment, multifunction devices offer inherent value. But buyers need t