By the Center for Digital Government
CIOs play an important role in raising levels of productivity, efficiency and efficacy in government. Although CIOs are familiar with how technology can improve work systems throughout bureaucratic operations, it is also well known that unlimited funding is not available to back technology purchases. When CIOs do have the latitude to invest in technology, it is important that systems and improvements are chosen thoughtfully. This Center for Digital Government issue brief offers information and checklists in the areas of product, platform, price and partnership that provide direction for CIOs considering broad-level IT solutions for government.