Former Federal CIO Vivek Kundra
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Will Federal IT Change With New Leadership?


Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel is facing big expectations as he carries the torch for his predecessor Vivek Kundra.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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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Bryan Sivak

Chief Innovation Officer Bryan Sivak Tackles Maryland’s Status Quo

Why allowing the “unnatural act” of a government failure is a necessary part of innovation.

CIOs Cope with Personal iPads and Smartphones on Secure Networks

As these user-friendly devices become intertwined with the average person’s daily habits, public CIOs are responding with formal policies.
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Industry Perspective: 6 Steps for Communicating the Value of Technology

A CIO’s work is vital, but does everyone know it? Tips for communicating your value.

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Federal CIO Needs a Broad View to Continue Collaboration (Opinion)

Maintaining and building on the momentum Vivek Kundra created for intergovernmental collaboration will be one key to the new federal CIO’s success.

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How to Deal with Poorly Performing Employees (Opinion)

Dealing with poorly performing employees is costly, but key approaches can help manage the issue.

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State CIOs Shift Away from Direct Operational Responsibilities (Opinion)

The sands of public-sector IT are shifting as state CIOs get a seat at the cabinet table.

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3 Keys to a Successful Outage Remediation

Technology outages are inevitable, so it’s important to prepare now for the unexpected.
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