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Federal IT spending will increase nearly 2%, to $82 billion, in the fiscal 2014 budget submitted by the White House on Wednesday. It’s the first significant increase in federal IT spending in four years. Continue Reading →
What does a CIO want from a tech vendor? Rackspace CIO Steve Mills answers ” I need them to listen, learn and be honest and realistic about their capabilities. Many technology vendors are still more interested in selling than in listening to what our real challenges are.”
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Yale is one of the nation’s premier educational institutions, and a model of stability in IT management; newcomer Len Peters shares his career path, disruptive forces in education technology and the long-term vision he’s developing for Yale IT. Continue Reading →
Frank Morelli, ranked No. 13 in the 2012 InformationWeek 500, shares the decision he wishes he could do over in this month’s CIO profile. “The decisions I’d most like to do over are those in which I didn’t rely on prior lessons learned and instead allowed fear or pride to drive me to seek a compromise to keep things moving…” Continue Reading →
Outsourcing is overrated, though we’ve leveraged it in certain areas with great success. If you read the trade press uncritically, you’d conclude that if you’re not outsourcing help desk, support, or development, you’re missing the boat. Frankly, it has its place and offers benefits, but there are hidden costs that are often overlooked. Continue Reading →
We’re embracing all manner of consumer devices that our employees want to use in the workplace, whether they’re owned by the company or not. We’re doing this through a series of changes in our core infrastructure, allowing self-registration of noncompany devices. My goal is to ensure that an employee can walk into any one of our offices around the world and be productive immediately. Continue Reading →