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Weekly Roundup September 4, 2015
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“We can’t get any of this done without a really good staff. We need to have a strong government employee base within our IT functions to make this work, so getting that right balance [between contractor and employee] is really critical.”
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The Administration has made major strides in making more information transparent, and creating opportunities to use information to participate and collaborate in the processes of government. Agencies and external stakeholders alike must now work to increase the value of government information. The goal is not to reduce the amount of information available to the public, but to ensure that relevant, high value information is readily usable.
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Articles we found interesting, the week of February 21, 2011. Mostly dealing with the possibility (perhaps the likelihood) of a government shut-down)
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To encourage industry-driven, competitive solutions, CIOs should focus on “what” rather than “how”. 5E decision framework is a methodical approach to identifying IT consolidation targets. With no reprieve from budget deficits and greater investment scrutiny, 5E additionally allows CIOs to formulate a strong business case. This post explores Expenditure- the first of the five Es.
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To encourage industry-driven, competitive solutions, CIOs should focus on “what” rather than “how”. 5E decision framework is a methodical approach to identifying IT consolidation targets. With no reprieve from budget deficits and greater investment scrutiny, 5E additionally allows CIOs to formulate a strong business case.
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Articles we found interesting, the week of February 14, 2011.
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This week, the cybersecurity world convened at the annual RSA conference, one of the major cyber events in the U.S. each year. The Government cyber agenda is a strong part of the conference; how cybersecurity impacts the business of government came through loud and clear.
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What is DoD doing to break down information stovepipes across the military? How has net-centricity changed over time? Join us as we will explore this question and so much more with our very special guest Dave Wennergren, Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer at the U.S. Department of Defense on The Business of Government Hour. Here's a video sampling of Dave's always cogent insights
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Unless agencies undertake a strategic approach to IT consolidation, they are likely to end up worse-off post-consolidation than pre-consolidation. This post explores some key activities that are vital to long term success of agencies’ transition to a new environment.
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Articles of interest from across the Web, the week of February 7, 2011
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