Articles By Douglas Holmes

Personalized portals hit road bump

Personalized portals hit road bump

Just about every government has a Web portal providing a single point of entry into the whole public administration. The...

October 31st, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Good Solutions come to those who wait

Good Solutions come to those who wait

You don't hear much about COTS any more. It's now a given that COTS - commercial off the shelf products...

September 30th, 2002 Douglas Holmes
The role of the post office in the digital age

The role of the post office in the digital age

Back in March 2000, Britain's then e-minister, Patricia Hewitt, and her Swedish counterpart, Mona Sahlin, signed a joint agreement in...

July 31st, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Health care without the wires

Health care without the wires

Information technology has benefited health care in many ways. It has allowed medical researchers to establish networks, share information, and...

May 31st, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Vote without ever leaving home

Vote without ever leaving home

Someday people will log onto a Web site, establish their identity with a password and digital signature and cast their...

May 9th, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Marketing e-Government to a sceptical public

Marketing e-Government to a sceptical public

Most countries today have a defined vision of e-government and have established a lead agency, departmental champions and specific targets...

April 30th, 2002 Douglas Holmes
More give and less take

More give and less take

Since the most common way to access the Internet is with a home computer, the price of PCs needs to...

April 25th, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Call in the Cybercops

Call in the Cybercops

At the same time as law enforcement agencies were tracking down the Love Bug creator, government and business leaders from...

April 11th, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Full benefits of e-Procurement may need a discriminatory push

Full benefits of e-Procurement may need a discriminatory push

B2B e-commerce has transformed the buying habits of the private sector, with companies of all sizes adjusting their strategic thinking...

March 31st, 2002 Douglas Holmes
Taking the guesswork out of police work

Taking the guesswork out of police work

Technological advancement has always helped the crook before it helped the cop and, for police detectives, the Internet is certainly...

March 21st, 2002 Douglas Holmes