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Alan Balutis

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MGT Act Looks Promising But...

Agencies should start thinking now about making the business case for change, performance metrics and how to transition from outdated technologies to new platforms.

CIO Briefing

IT Modernization Fund: Hope on the Hill?

What real prospects does the $3.1 billion fund have for enactment?

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CIOs Missing Out

In the June 15 issue of <em>Government Executive</em>, <a href="http://www.govexec.com/features/0609-15/0609-15s2.htm">"Racing to Innovate,"</a> author Andrew Noyes addresses the challenges facing federal chief information officers. In a recent excerpt in the online version, Noyes reiterates a major point of his well-done article, that "federal CIOs are key to Obama's change agenda." That may well be the case. But in a slow-developing nomination and confirmation process, we may not see any real effect until the end of the president's first term.

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Preparing for the Transition: Two Schools of Thought

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Preparing for the Transition: Mars and Venus

Our series on the upcoming transition continues this week with relationship advice for career employees.

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Preparing for the Transition: Do's and Don'ts

A former government executive lists what career professionals should -- and shouldn't -- do when a new administration comes to Washington.

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So, Where was the Census CIO?

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IAC Appointments, SESers and Political Reality

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The Perfect Management Storm

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The Tsunami that Never Came

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Picking a New Boss

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Outraged in Arlington

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