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Michigan’s Tech Trio Ready to Prove the Power of Good IT


Gov. Rick Snyder leads a tech-savvy team that aims to prove that strategic technology investments can both lower the cost of running government and make citizens happier with the services they receive.

Special Report / GT - PCIO Special Report - 2014 Q2

Find out how GIS, geospatial technologies and location-based apps are lowering costs, improving decision-making, spurring collaboration and more in every type of government agency.
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Features

The Smartest Thing CIO Andy Blumenthal Ever Did

As the CTO of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Blumenthal says being an IT leader is like being peanut butter sandwiched between two slices of bread.

The Mobile Future of Law Enforcement

Motorola CTO Paul Steinberg predicts a future where public safety technology is smart and wearable.

The Smartest Thing I Ever Did

First-hand accounts about how establishing partnerships, trusting and letting go, investing in people, and assessing situations have been instrumental to smart decision-making.

The Smartest Thing CIO Vicki Irey Ever Did

As the CIO of Overland Park, Kan., Irey says building relationships has been an invaluable asset.
BY Vicki Irey, CIO, Overland Park, Kan.

The Smartest Thing CIO Jerry Fralick Ever Did

The decisions made to assess and strategize have been monumental on the state and national levels.
BY Jerry Fralick, CIO, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

The Smartest Thing CIO Terry Bledsoe Ever Did

As the CIO of Catawba County, N.C., Bledsoe says the investment he's made in people will have a far-reaching impact in today’s world and in the future.
BY Terry Bledsoe, CIO, Catawba County, N.C.