Made 1999 Yahoo! Internet Life
List of 50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites
Internet Life's annual roundup of the Web's most useful addresses
includes sites from the Naval Observatory, Centers for Disease Control,
and United States Postal Service, plus the one-stop site with statistics
from 70 agencies. FedStats is maintained by the Federal Interagency
Council on Statistical Policy.
Reaches Out to Empower Americans
of Housing and Urban Development became one of the first federal
agencies to reach out to the American public with its web-based
information products. The idea is to let its audiences know what
HUD has to offer and - - just as important -- to get their feedback.
As just two examples, HUD pioneered an automated tour of its Homes
and Communities Page on CD ROM and sent traveling kiosks to more
than 60 events around the country.
Will Extend Its Benefits Reach Via a VPN
Benefits Administration is testing a virtual private network (VPN)
as a way to set up a worldwide network of remote sites to provide
veterans with benefits information, according to Government Computer
President Gore's vision for Access America is using the Internet
to provide government services electronically to anyone who wants
them, anywhere. Government Computer News assembles a montage of
stories and sidebars to illustrate what federal agencies are doing
to make government e-commerce a reality.
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