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State CIOs Offer Government Cloud Option


State-operated government clouds add another option to a growing menu of hosted infrastructure and application offerings.

Special Report / GT - PCIO Special Report - 2014 Q3

Technology is a critical component of government’s ability to improve performance, but economic factors are forcing a re-examination of which tools offer the greatest benefits at the lowest costs. Read this Special Report for research and analysis about the technologies that are providing jurisdictions like yours the biggest bang for their buck.
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Features

Risk Management/foot over banana peel/Illustration by Tom McKeith

Avoid the Five Common Dangers of IT Risk Management

Important issues include business continuity planning and protecting infrastructure.
Web 2.0 story/Illustration by Design Department

Social Networking Use Increases, But Has Yet to Transform Government

Web 2.0 can be found everywhere in government, but so far it's no killer app.

Lean Improvement Initiative Without Technology

Government is going Lean these days, and it should go without technology, at least for now.

Introduction

Public-Sector Data Centers Adopt Cloud Computing, Shared Services

Utah, Michigan and other states try to reduce costs by sharing services.

FastGov

How to Procure a Portal, Texas Style (Opinion)

Texas' innovative procurement of an updated state portal.

CTO Strategies

South Africa's Infrastructure Lesson (Opinion)

South Africa's preparation for the 2010 World Cup provides valuable lessons for IT leaders.

Security Adviser

Government Must Attract More Cyber-Security Talent (Opinion)

Why aren't more people interested in becoming government cyber-security experts?

Straight Talk

CIOs and Vendors: A Complex Relationship (Opinion)

When a vendor calls, do you talk or run for cover?
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