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Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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.


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.


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.

Security Adviser

Seven Habits of Online Integrity

CIOs have a role in strengthening cyber-ethics.


Balancing Strategy With Tactics Isn't Easy for CIOs

CIOs juggle tactical operations and strategy.
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