As we come to the end of the year, govies of all levels and functions should be considering what’s on the horizon for technology and how it could affect their agency, mission, and day-to-day work in 2019.
Posts Tagged: IT management
Keeping one foot in the cloud and one in the agency can present organizational challenges, particularly in regard to IT skillsets and network management.
Some time ago at the state of Nebraska, we recognized it was inefficient for our technology resources to work in IT silos. Prior to consolidation, an IT silo existed in every individual agency. As any productive business would do, we began working to break down each legacy silo across the enterprise through organizational and technological… Read more »
Why does the government regularly commit to $200 million programs? The answer is due to risk aversion.
It’s a problem when an ambitious scope is used to justify a particular spend and then the scope is reduced to hit some deadline without reducing the cost.
FITARA compliance can help avoid negative situations by ensuring that agencies have a clear view of what software is being used. Visibility into the software environment allows CIOs and administrators to ensure that employees have the software they need, and that the agency is not paying for software that is not being used.
The skills that IT administrators are learning today will have a large impact on what IT management will look like ten years from now.