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What are the big issues for state and local CIOs??? (And what isn’t!)

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What are the big issues for CIOs at state and local governments? Well, NASCIO asked ’em and here is their list [PDF]:

1. Consolidation: centralizing, consolidating services, operations, resources, infrastructure
2. Shared Services: business models, sharing resources, services, infrastructure
3. Budget and Cost Control: managing budget reduction, strategies for savings, reducing or
avoiding costs, activity based costing
4. Security: security safeguards, enterprise policies, data protection, insider threat
5. Electronic Records Management/Digital Preservation/E-discovery: strategies, policies, legal
issues, opportunities for shared services, emergency preparedness
6. ERP Strategy: acquisition, implementation, expansion, upgrade
7. Green IT: policies, energy efficiency, power management, green procurement, e-waste
8. Transparency: open government, performance measures and data, accountability
9. Health Information Technology: assessment, partnering, implementation
10. Governance: improving IT governance, data governance

I’m really surprised budget isn’t number one, to be honest. But I’m also surprised by something that is missing: government 2.0 didn’t seem to even make the list? (Transparency, maybe?)

Hat tip: Government Technology’s Public CIO

Written by cdorobek

October 29, 2008 at 7:18 PM

Posted in CIOs, State and local, strategy, Technology

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