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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 / Making the Case for Government Technology Investment

Technology is a critical component of government’s ability to improve performance, but economic factors are forcing a re-examination of which tools offer the greatest benefits at the lowest costs. Read this Special Report for research and analysis about the technologies that are providing jurisdictions like yours the biggest bang for their buck.
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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.

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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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