February 2012

Greg Franklin and Keith Tresh

Balancing Military Service and a Civilian Career Pays Off for These IT Professionals

These IT professionals cite their ongoing and past military obligations as a key to their success.

2 Nations’ Approaches to Data Center and Email Consolidation

Canada and the U.S. have ambitious targets for technology consolidation — and very different approaches.

Marketing the IT Department

Offering more shared services, IT departments work on building their brand and targeting new customers.

5 Issues to Consider Before Deploying Cloud-Based Email for Law Enforcement

Why putting law enforcement and criminal justice email in the cloud isn’t a simple task.

Consistent Federal IT Rules May Ease State and Local Cloud Adoption

Officials say FedRAMP will launch this year, removing a key obstacle to federal cloud adoption — and states may benefit too.

10 Tips for Data Visualization

Designing analytics user interfaces for government decision-makers.

Cybersecurity Strategies

3 Roads to Executive Buy-in for Cybersecurity

3 tips for getting the go-ahead on security projects.


Are the Clouds Getting Clearer?

Will federal rules pave the way for states and localities to migrate to the cloud?


3 Tools for Meaningful Organizational Change

True change agents must connect with other employees, listen, and keep their minds open.