Commonwealth Technology News
Gov. Fletcher Activates KY's New AMBER Alert Portal
Activation ceremony takes place prior to a major race at the Kentucky Speedway on Sunday, August 14th.
Kentucky Joins National Sex Offender Registry
Kentucky joins 22 other states partnering with the federal government to make it easier to track sex offenders across state lines.
Gov. Fletcher Announces Appointments to e-Health Board
Gov. Ernie Fletcher recently announced the first appointments to the Kentucky e-Health Network Board.
KET Announces New Internet-based Multi-media Learning Service
Kentucky Educational Television launches new Internet-based multi-media learning service, called KET EncycloMedia.
Kentucky's Capital City Now Has a Hot Zone
New Wi-Fi system initially covers 3 square miles in downtown Frankfort.
Secretary of State Site Links to City Boundary GIS Services
SOS Land Office links Kentucky Cities and Counties Web site with Incorporated Cities Mapping Portal to provide up-to-date maps of city boundaries.
Kentucky GIS Conference a Great Success
The annual Kentucky GIS Conference was held in Bowling Green, Kentucky, August 22-24, and featured exhibits, presentations and more.
State Board of Elections Expands Voter Information Center Web Site
KY State Board of Elections expands access to a variety of voter information through Web site’s Voter Information Center.
KYGEONET Launches Web Site to Highlight Internet Mapping
Division of Geographic Information creates online slide show to highlight geographic mapping information available on the Internet.
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Tasks Performed Online by Kentucky Businesses
From the recently issued ConnectKentucky Report 2005: Making Progress a Priority:
Business use of Internet applications to improve efficiency and increase productivity is on the rise. More than one third (36%) of all Kentucky businesses had a Web site in 2004, up from 21% in 2002. Additionally, since 2002, a significantly greater share of Kentucky businesses are using the Internet for internal “operational” applications, such as tracking inventory, controlling a manufacturing process or conducting online meetings. The Internet is used most often by Kentucky businesses for general research, buying, selling, and providing the world with general information about the company.