Bill Schrier, senior policy adviser, Office of the CIO, Washington state
Cover story

CIOs Share Their Secrets for Success


If you could travel back in time, what career advice would you give yourself? We posed this question to current and former public CIOs. We asked them to write letters to their former selves, and this is what they had to say.

Special Report / Modernizing Outdated Enterprise IT Infrastructure: What You Need to Know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 However, the robust enterprise IT infrastructure needed to support these new tools is often outdated or not easily scalable.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

Virginia Health and Human Resources Secretary William Hazel

Virginia's Identity Verification to Reduce Fraud and Increase Efficiency in Shared Services

How an agency partnership and federal Medicaid funds created a shared authentication service in Virginia.
Rob Enderle

Choosing a Cloud Broker

CIOs are using brokers to find the best cloud prices and help integrate multiple systems from different vendors.
Public Library

Chief Innovation Officers Make Their Way Into Schools

Education needs a complete makeover, some say, and chief innovation officers can help.