August 12, 2009 By Blake Harris
The station noted on its web site:
"Survey of U.S. counties could apply to federal gov't too."
"The Center for Digital Government does a survey every year of U.S. counties to see how well they're keeping up with digital and Internet technology. It turns out that a lot of the same issues connected to digital capabilities that are being debated on the federal level are also being tossed around among county supervisors and leaders."
Federal News Radio is heard throughout the entire Washington Metro region at 1500 AM and in Frederick at 820 AM. The station generally covers both the Federal Government and those who do business with the government concentrating on management, procurement, technology, security, policy and pay & benefits. Additionally as an Internet based all news station, FederalNewsRadio.com has continued to expand and grow with the objective of being a reliable source for the latest news and information concerning feds - throughout the nation's capital and around the world.
Todd Sander's interview can be found here:
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.