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Earl Devaney, Chairman of the Federal Recovery Board, Talks About Building and Running Recovery.gov


Devaney leads effort that's reshaping how governments nationwide approach transparency.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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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Flexible Procurement Terms Help States Boost Competition for IT Contracts

States and localities are modify contracting terms to encourage more competition on large technology projects.
Work-life balance/Illustration by Tom McKeith

Mobile Work Force Struggles to Find Work-Life Balance

Many employees already experience the disappearing line between work and personal lives in the 21st century.
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Government Transparency, Communication and Participation Depend on Modernizing Technology

Data mining and social media strategies can help government remain competitive and connected in the 21st century.

Introduction

Aligning Technology and Policy Key to Winning Support for IT Improvements (Opinion)

Using technology to make government work smarter and more efficiently.

CTO Strategies

The Information Technology Infrastructure Library Can Track Your Enterprise (Opinion)

Government IT professionals need an all-encompassing, prioritized perspective to successfully address complex system issues.

Security Adviser

Open Source Software Gaining Acceptance (Opinion)

Open source offers global support and tested security, but requires due diligence.

Straight Talk

Poor Project Management Dooms Many IT Projects (Opinion)

Organizations need practical application of fundamental project management principles.
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