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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.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know

Government agencies are developing interactive websites, launching social media programs and introducing mobile applications. However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable. This Special Report introduces a framework for organizing infrastructure and examining the impact of faulty or aging infrastructure on the government enterprise.
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Features

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.
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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

Commentary

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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