Internaut: IT projects still on hold? Here's why

One of this year's big paradoxes in federal IT spending is that budgets have gone up, but overall spending seems to have slowed.

Internaut: What's next for open-source software in government?

Open-source initiatives continue to have a significant impact on long-term government IT planning.

Internaut: Defense shows how an enterprise architecture can really work

With all the talk lately about government enterprise architectures, it's interesting to see what the Defense Logistics Agency is doing to get all of its procurement, supply chain and logistics managers on the same page.

Internaut: IT habits change with the times

Some interesting trends have developed in recent months that reflect the changing IT priorities of federal agencies.

Internaut: Municipal wireless programs take planning

As more big cities announce plans to build large-scale wireless mesh networks, city IT managers need to take a step back to establish exactly what they hope to accomplish with such construction.

Internaut: Services shops take on more government IT

The stars seem to be lining up in a way that could push even more business toward the big IT service vendors that already handle so much of the federal government's need for IT.

Internaut: Don't get complacent on e-government

Finally, e-government initiatives are producing measurable results.

Internaut: Security will stay front and center in 2005

As 2004 winds to a close, I thought it appropriate to look toward 2005.