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December 7 Enterprise Architecture

There are many similar concepts behind enterprise architecture (EA) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) methodologies. EA has been a fixture on the government IT and capital planning scene for years, and now ITIL is catching on as a way to improve IT management processes. This story will highlight the similarities between EA and ITIL and the opportunities for leveraging common efforts across both methodologies.

Writer: dave AT dperera DOT com

 

December 7 Smart Manager’s Guide

As agencies weigh shifting elements of their IT infrastructure to a third-party cloud computing provider, the ability to write effective contract service level agreements around security and performance issues becomes critical. Learn what service metrics and non-performance sanctions should be part of any cloud contract.

Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

Posted on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:20 PM


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    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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    Steve Kelman talks to the agencies that have embraced tech demos in their acquisition efforts -- and urges others in government to give it a try.

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    DHS bans Kaspersky from federal systems

    The Department of Homeland Security banned the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab’s products from federal agencies in a new binding operational directive.

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    USDA looks to cut CIOs as part of reorg

    The Department of Agriculture is looking to cut down on the number of agency CIOs in the name of efficiency and better communication across mission areas.

  • What's next for agency cyber efforts?

    Ninety days after the Trump administration's executive order, FCW sat down with agency cyber leaders to discuss what’s changing.

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