Wanda Gibson, CIO, Fairfax County, Va.
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How to Build Legislative Support for Technology Projects


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

Special Report / Managing the Cost of Government New Tools for the New Normal

Governing’s 2014 Cost of Government Summit convened leaders to discuss the fiscal challenges they face, their biggest cost drivers, the threats they see on the horizon and their potential solutions. Download this guide to find out more.
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Features

Will Clouds Reign?_THUMBNAIL

Government Remains Skeptical About Cloud Computing

Security and privacy concerns slow adoption of cloud computing despite potential cost savings.
Frank Ace, CIO, Wisconsin Department of Justice

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.
Security Management's Three A's_THUMBNAIL

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.

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.

Tech Trends

BlackBerry Apps for CIOs

Useful BlackBerry software for governments.

Introduction

Government Looks at On-Demand Computing in the Internet Cloud

Cloud computing tempts the public sector.

FastGov

Genealogy, Death and Facebook

The Internet connects us in difficult times.

Security Adviser

Seven Habits of Online Integrity

CIOs have a role in strengthening cyber-ethics.

Commentary

Balancing Strategy With Tactics Isn't Easy for CIOs

CIOs juggle tactical operations and strategy.
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