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NASCIO’s State CIO Top Ten Priorities

Secure Digital Delivery of Citizen Services More Important than Ever

December 18, 2018 | Cloud ComputingPrivacy and SecurityIT ModernizationCase Management/BPM

The National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) recently published their annual list of State CIO Top 10 Priority Strategies, Management Processes and Solutions. We take a look at what has changed for 2019 – and what hasn’t. Read More

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Bob Ragsdale

Tony Scott Is Fed Up With Custom Software

Want IT Modernization? Embrace Agile and COTS

December 4, 2017 | IT ModernizationFederal Solutions

During his tenure as federal CIO in 2015-2016, Tony Scott used his spotlight to rally Congress to pass legislation funding IT modernization. While legislative help may soon be a reality, Scott reminds us that the larger barrier to progress is the federal government’s enormous appetite for custom code. Read More

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Bob Ragsdale

How Loose Is Your Command and Control?

Tighten It Up With an Investigative Case and Records Management System

September 8, 2017 | Justice and Law EnforcementPrivacy and SecurityIT Modernization

Criminal tactics are more sophisticated than ever, yet much investigative casework is still conducted either manually or using a patchwork of siloed systems. That leaves LEOs and detectives vulnerable to exposure in two key areas. Read More

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Skip Bland

Public vs. Private Sector IT Priorities

The Story Behind the Lists

January 17, 2017 | IT Modernization

It’s mid-January, and most of the big predictions about top IT priorities for 2017 are in. Enough for the lists to start looking a lot alike, and a lot like previous year’s lists — including the persistent gulf between private sector and public sector priorities. Read More

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Michelle LaLumia