October 2008

Wanda Gibson, CIO, Fairfax County, Va.

How to Build Legislative Support for Technology Projects

Project funding often depends on CIOs' ability to communicate with lawmakers.

Government Remains Skeptical About Cloud Computing

Security and privacy concerns slow adoption of cloud computing despite potential cost savings.

Open Source Business Intelligence: A Smart Move?

As business intelligence tools expand in cost and size, public CIOs test open source solutions for analytics.

The Top 10 Secrets of Earned Value Management

What every public CIO should know about earned value management.

IT Security: the Least Understood Management Function in Government?

Security management could use improvement in appreciation, awareness and adoption.

Canada Tops at Integrated Service Delivery

Integrating citizen service delivery? Look to Canada's best practices.


Balancing Strategy With Tactics Isn't Easy for CIOs

CIOs juggle tactical operations and strategy.

Security Adviser

Seven Habits of Online Integrity

CIOs have a role in strengthening cyber-ethics.


Government Looks at On-Demand Computing in the Internet Cloud

Cloud computing tempts the public sector.


Genealogy, Death and Facebook

The Internet connects us in difficult times.

Tech Trends

BlackBerry Apps for CIOs

Useful BlackBerry software for governments.

CIO Sightings

Florida Announces David W. Taylor as Interim State CIO; Louisiana Appoints Edward Driesse as New CIO

Delaware CIO Tom Jarrett testifies before Congress; Austin, Texas, CIO Pete Collins resigns.