Cover story

All Eyes Are on Los Angeles as City Deploys Cloud-Based E-Mail


CTO Randi Levin discusses city's adoption of Google Gmail and other hosted services.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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

Parting Words from Public CIO Editor

After seven years with Public CIO, Tod Newcombe moves on to edit Governing magazine

CTO Strategies

Ready for Your Budget Emergency? (Opinion)

Emergency management's scenario-based planning is for budgets too.

FastGov

Can Other States Learn from Michigan Agency Consolidations? (Opinion)

Gov. Jennifer Granholm to reduce 18 state departments to eight.

Security Adviser

Is the Policy Window on Cyber-Security Closing? (Opinion)

Despite appointment of a federal cyber-coordinator, have we lost momentum on achieving cyber-security initiatives?

Commentary

An Economic Argument for Cloud Computing

The government is about to open up vast data stores for public consumption. It should be done in the cloud, says one industry expert.

Straight Talk

CIOs: Do You Have a Strategy to Remain Relevant? (Opinion)

Even public CIOs aren't immune to downsizing and layoffs.
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