Finance Slideshow: Priorities for State CIOs

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 04-22-2010

Governance:

CIOs want tools to improve IT and data governance.

Governance:

Health information:

Solutions to improve health systems' architecture, assessment, info exchange.

Health information:

Infrastructure:

Data centers, critical infrastructure protection.

Infrastructure:

Transparency:

Tech to provide "open government," performance measures/data, and accountability.

Transparency:

Security:

Risk assessment, security safeguards, data protection, and insider-threat detection.

Security:

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:

This 2009 stimulus-generator to build roads, bridges, etc. requires data-management, information reporting and other tools.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:

Broadband:

Connectivity is key. Wireless too.

Broadband:

Shared services:

Resources, infrastructure, business models need to be shared regardless of agency organizational structure.

Shared services:

Consolidation:

Operations, infrastructure, data centers all must be centralized.

Consolidation:

Budget/cost control:

Activity-based costing, savings-strategy products can help CIOs stay within budget.

Budget/cost control: