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Special Report: State CIOs Speak Out

If states are considered laboratories for democracy, then state CIOs are the lab directors of digital government.

Current Special Report / Rethinking Citizen Engagement

This Public CIO Special Report examines new methods of engagement, the technologies that support them and the best practices of cities and states across the nation.


Process Beats Paper

Business process re-engineering returns as a less radical management technique and is ready for the public sector.

Power of Two

Chief financial officers have been stereotyped as naysayers when it comes to IT projects. But when CIOs work closely with their CFO, the results can be valuable.

Loud and Clear

Strategies help CIOs foster effective communication.

Cold Comfort

Space shuttle disasters show the consequences of risk-management complacency.
BY News Staff

Rising to a New Level

Service-level agreements haven't fared well with IT consolidation. In Missouri, the situation is different.
BY News Staff

A Champion for the Imagination Age

When it comes to government and technology, National Technology Champion Cathilea Robinett believes the best is yet to come.

CIO Sightings

CIO Sightings

CIO Sightings


The Case for Analytics

Whether it's battling the global war on terror, fighting crime or speeding up lines at the DMV, government decision-makers can benefit from better analytics.

Simply Green

On the road to environmental stewardship.
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