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Federal Health-Care Reform Puts Growing Pressure on Public CIOs


Federal reform means state CIOs must consider replacing legacy Medicaid systems and building health information exchanges.

Special Report / Making the Case for Government Technology Investment

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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3 Policy Priorities for Incoming Governors and CIOs

A guide for new administrations on achieving policy priorities through technology innovation.

Minnesota’s Gopal Khanna Looks Back on His Tenure as State’s First CIO

Gopal Khanna reflects on lessons learned as Minnesota’s CIO and how his successors should prepare for what lies ahead.

California Federated Data Center Aims to Save Money, Resources

California hopes its Tier III Federated Data Center will spur consolidation and savings.

Guest Column

What’s Next for Microsoft, Google and the Rest of IT Industry? (Opinion)

Industry giants and other organizations work hard to reinvent themselves.

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Delivering On Campaign Promises with Improved Government Services (Opinion)

CIOs need mayors’ and governors’ buy-in, and accountability structure to make transformation happen.

CTO Strategies

Governments Struggle to Gain Trust in Online Identity Management (Opinion)

Many challenges remain to establishing digital identities, but state and local governments must act quickly.

Book Review

Book Review: The CIO Edge

7 leadership skills that CIOs need to drive results.

Straight Talk

People, Processes and Politics Can Obstruct Good IT Projects (Opinion)

Technology itself is seldom the problem. Resistance to change sometimes is.
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