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CIOs Play a Big Role in Technology Startups


Technology business incubation might be the hottest trend in government, and CIOs have an important role.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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

Federal Crowdsourcing May Solve Problems Fast

A rise in the use of crowdsourcing by federal agencies may lead to faster solutions to perplexing challenges. But in order to reap the benefits, it has to be done correctly.

NIC Marks 20 Years of Creating State Portals

Since its inception 20 years ago, few organizations can match NIC’s influence on state government portals.

Gang of 7 Big-City CIOs Forges Ahead Despite Turnover

An informal group of city CIOs vows to pull off its first formal project — despite evolving membership.

Guest Column

6 Tips for Boosting Return on IT Investments

Measuring productivity and cost savings can help optimize IT.

Cybersecurity Strategies

Mentoring New Cybersecurity Leaders

Improving security one person at a time.

Introduction

Public CIOs Can Help Attract Tech Incubators (Opinion)

Tech growth means public CIOs can play a role in drawing tech startups to local economies.

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Securing Cloud Data Means Recognizing Vulnerabilities (Opinion)

Cyberspace is now recognized as the “fifth domain” of warfare after land, air, sea and space.

Book Review

Book Review: Boring Meetings Suck

Get more out of your meetings, or get out of more meetings.

FastGov

CIO’s Role Shifts From Managing Information to Promoting Innovation

Every generation in government has come with an impulse to reform or innovate.
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