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Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter and CIO Mike Locatis Launch IT Consolidation


Gov. Bill Ritter and CIO Mike Locatis banded together to overhaul Colorado's IT

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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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IT Budget Woes: CIOs Plug Fiscal Gap with Consolidation, Innovation

Government's budget crisis gives CIOs chance to bring efficiency.
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Governments Use Document Imaging to Manage Paper Documents

Document imaging systems stand ready to integrate hard copy into the digital government enterprise.

Business Analytics: Four Rules for Success in Government

Effective government agencies use performance measurement tools to make fact-based decisions.
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Top Ten Government IT Security Vendors

Picking security companies to stop malicious network intruders.
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ITIL Helps CIOs Align IT with Business

New Technologies, Standards Help CIOs Configure and Manage IT

CIO Sightings

Philadelphia CIO Steps Down

Arizona CIO Chris Cummiskey honored for achievements.

Introduction

Strategic Leadership: Colorado's IT Overhaul Model

The case for Cabinet-level CIOs.

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Why Does the CIO Label Keep Expanding?

CIOs' ever-changing roles.

Book Review

Book Review: Handbook of Research on Public Information Technology

New publication discusses the rising global use of public-sector IT.

Case Study

Storage: New Technology Helps CIOs Save and Manage Data

CIOs attempt to meet growing data storage demand.

Security Adviser

How Safe is Cloud Computing?

Utility computing can consolidate IT departments, but raises security questions.
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