Navigating the Government IT Procurement Swamp

Navigating the Government IT Procurement Swamp

Former Maryland CIO David Garcia, recently opined on his experience with state government procurement.  His experiences sound similar to those of so many who have worked within, and with, government – or attempted to do so – and he is ...
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Focus on Customer is Paramount; CIOs Exert Greater Influence

Focus on Customer is Paramount; CIOs Exert Greater Influence

It was bound to happen and has been happening for some time.  Technology is no longer about the technology – it is about service to others, meeting consumer needs and improving outcomes. CIOs must be strategic, must understand customers and ...
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The Shadow (IT) Knows...

The Shadow (IT) Knows…

Who knows what IT lurks in the hearts of the business units? The Shadow knows! "Shadow IT" refers to "IT systems and IT solutions built and used inside organizations without explicit organizational approval."  That sounds bad.  Costs, security, and standards may ...
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Dean Johnson - GTA - Statescoop - NASCIO

Dean Johnson (NASCIO / GTA) on Cloud, “Plug-and-Play” Platform

At the mid-year NASCIO conference, held in Alexandria, VA, cloud and "as-a-service" were popular topics.  In the following videos, Dean Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) talks about his current initiatives. Pay-As-You-Go Cloud Services Help Georgia Hold ...
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2015

CIO.com Outsourcing Trends to Watch for 2015

CIO.com just posted its 2015 trends to watch in outsourcing for 2015. Many of their findings align with Integris Applied's perspectives, including: "Outcomes Become the Name of the Game".  Integris believes that services should be tailored toward business outcomes - ...
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