IT success on a shoestring: 5 tips

Struggling with IT programs on a shrinking budget? One agency CIO has set five priorities for succeeding at IT management in a time of fiscal restraint.

Budget squeeze: One CIO's story of survival

EPA's new CIO, Malcolm Jackson, proposes five steps to making progress on IT during a time of doing "three things with the same dollars that we used to do two things with."

DOD not ready for total cloud migration, CIO says

Defense Department CIO Teri Takai cautions against jumping into the cloud.

Kundra agrees with Obama on IT purchasing

The federal CIO agreed with President Barack Obama's comments on April 14, in which he complained about how the government buys IT.

New CIO handbook provides a resource for IT transitions

A new website provides problem-solving resources for federal CIOs.

IT bill would hold CIOs accountable, step up oversight

Senators have introduced legislation that would require agency CIOs to conduct a review of an IT project if it deviates 20 percent or more from its baseline cost estimate.

Senators to introduce IT oversight bill

A group of senators plans to introduce a bill soon that will hold federal agencies and the Office of Management and Budget accountable to either fix or terminate IT projects that are failing.

CIOs get to work on closing data centers

The Federal CIO Council has started a governmentwide data center consolidation task force as part of the Obama administration’s IT reform project.

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