Joint Special Report: IT consolidation 2012

2012 FCW/GCN Joint Cloud Computing Report 

This special joint report on IT consolidation features articles and analysis from Federal Computer Week and Government Computer News.


Articles from Federal Computer Week

  • By the numbers: Defense IT spendingMay 11, 2012

    To understand the enormous scope of the Defense Department's enterprise IT strategy, one need only look at the numbers involved, which are big enough to form a tempting target for budget cutters.

  • DOD discovers IT consolidation best practicesMay 11, 2012

    DOD's IT Enterprise Strategy and Roadmap is designed to streamline defense IT, but insiders wonder if major budget cuts could derail it.


Articles from GCN

  • Secrets of an IT consolidatorApr 03, 2012

    Getting the most out of consolidating a distributed, siloed IT environment requires management, fair deals and not being a bully.

  • How Michigan's consolidation plan kept wolverines from the doorApr 03, 2012

    Over the past decade, Michigan's Department of Information Technology has cut costs by consolidating resources and standardizing its approach to better meet the needs of the state's agencies.

  • 3 tips on e-mail consolidationApr 03, 2012

    State CIOs who have finished e-mail consolidation projects suggest starting small, communicating widely and considering a tiered services approach.

  • Consolidation at the crossroads: 4 paths takenApr 03, 2012

    Budget-strapped agencies are looking for savings in e-mail consolidation, whether in a public, private or hybrid cloud. Here's how four organizations did it.