The CIO Council's plan for reforming IT management offers significant improvements but is weak in a few areas.
Auditors found weaknesses in database and operating system software that wasn't patched or securely configured and lax password management for database administrator accounts.
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue wants to centralize and outsource the state's IT services, which would close 100 IT shops.
FDIC is tightening access controls on its IT systems and improving its continuous monitoring program to correct security weaknesses identified by GAO.
The Air Force is halfway through a massive project to outline relationships among its business systems, and a modeling tool has made life much easier for the unit in charge of the effort.
VA CIO Roger Baker says if CIOs had more budget power, IT management would improve.
Dave Wennergren talks about past experiences, the evolution of the federal government in the Information Age and what the future might have in store.
Marathon Technologies rolled out everRunMX software aimed at broadening the availability of fault tolerant computing.
Microsoft released its newest product update to System Center Configuration Manager 2007, which includes a handful of new features in its third version.
Gary Winkler's experience in industry and government IT has helped him develop what he calls win-win strategies for the Army.
Overall satisfaction rates with government call centers has risen in the past year and are slowly closing in on private-sector rates.
A trade group has developed a certification program that will help agency managers keep cloud operations and software management humming.