Five principles for securing government information systems can help agencies better understand and manage risk.
Cloud technology is reducing costs and enhancing agencies' focus on what to do with data instead of how to store or manage it. And that is only the beginning.
Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.
A focus on real-time analytics is necessary to gain a long-term information advantage over attackers.
Agency CIOs can lead real and lasting change with the help of other government leaders and old-school performance grades.
A governmentwide email retention strategy could have a broad impact on the public and our nation’s history.
The creation of a new oversight office in GSA leaves many critical issues unresolved, but it's an important improvement nonetheless.
CIOs must find ways to nudge mission partners toward smarter investment decisions.
The growing number of roles with "chief" in the title are complicating governance and security efforts, especially when they bypass the CIO.
Mobile might not be the most serious security risk, but it needs far more attention than it has been getting.
The administration is right to be building bridges with the tech community. But there's talent to be found outside California.
The administration's new governance structure is a solid first step, but legislation is still necessary, writes Shared Services Leadership Coalition CEO John Marshall.