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The key to successful IT consolidation efforts

Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.

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How to identify cyberattacks early and limit damage

A focus on real-time analytics is necessary to gain a long-term information advantage over attackers.

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Moving forward with FITARA

Agency CIOs can lead real and lasting change with the help of other government leaders and old-school performance grades.

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A critical moment for crafting a sensible email policy

A governmentwide email retention strategy could have a broad impact on the public and our nation’s history.

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Federal shared services -- is the third time the charm?

The creation of a new oversight office in GSA leaves many critical issues unresolved, but it's an important improvement nonetheless.

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Next-generation IT governance

CIOs must find ways to nudge mission partners toward smarter investment decisions.

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So many chiefs, so little coordination

The growing number of roles with "chief" in the title are complicating governance and security efforts, especially when they bypass the CIO.

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Why shadow BYOD is your next big problem

Mobile might not be the most serious security risk, but it needs far more attention than it has been getting.

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Wish they all could be...

The administration is right to be building bridges with the tech community. But there's talent to be found outside California.

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Shared services need a clearer road map

The administration's new governance structure is a solid first step, but legislation is still necessary, writes Shared Services Leadership Coalition CEO John Marshall.

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New challenges and old, familiar tools

How can agencies modernize while maintaining necessary legacy IT systems? Oddly enough, the answer might be behind us, not in front of us.

It's time for legislators to work together for cybersecurity

The chairman and ranking member of the IT Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee urge colleagues to pass information sharing legislation that preserves privacy, and to push government to abandon obsolete, risky technology.