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.

Current Special Report / Big Data and Analytics in Government

The most recent Center for Digital Government Public CIO Special Report sheds light on the technology requirements for increasing amounts of data and the governance necessary to make sound judgements based on analytics - including the benefits, challenges and real-life examples of implementing big data analytics initiatives.


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.


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?


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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