Getting stakeholders to agree on desired outcomes and ways to achieve them is crucial to ensuring the success of IT programs.
Alastair Mitchell argues it is a good time to revisit the goals and guidelines of the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy.
Screening IT projects at the start could be a boon -- but it's got to be done right.
As agency executives look to implement and reinforce cybersecurity as part of their overall IT and programmatic priorities, an important OMB policy and industry implementation framework can provide context and support by enabling sound IT governance.
Federal IT is difficult enough without viewing agencies and industry as zero-sum adversaries, writes FCW's Troy K. Schneider.
Alan Balutis argues that focusing too much on "commodity IT" is an abdication of the CIO's mission.
Here are five things administrators need to know to successfully manage mission-critical databases.
Three groups have competing equities in defense IT acquisition, and learning to balance risk among them is the key to success.
Basic business concepts such as price transparency can drive big savings. We need to apply them more broadly.
Past performance is one of the most important factors in contractor selection, and the government should do more to ensure that such information is accurate and objective.
Other fundamentals matter little if the right team is not in place, but too often key roles go unfilled, writes Richard Spires.
CEB research shows that early problem identification and escalation are crucial to project success, yet the warning signs are all too often overlooked.