IT Management Slideshow: Top 10 State CIO Priorities Reflect Enterprise IT TrendsBy Dennis McCafferty | Posted 01-09-2012
Consolidated services, resources, infrastructure, data centers, etc. should lead to better "enterprise" view.
2. Budget/Cost Control
Inadequate funding/budget constraints require "strategies for savings" mindset.
Agencies now participate as members of a "state enterprise," elevating requirements on IT/data governance, industry advisory boards and legislative oversight.
4. Health Care
This includes the Affordable Care Act, enterprise architecture and Medicaid systems implementing/purchasing/retiring.
5. Cloud Computing
The "as a service" approach is expected to enhance scalable and even elastic IT capabilities.
CIOs are concerned about third-party activity as outsourcing increases - what constitutes "due care" and "reasonable" practices?
Will the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program adequately strengthen statewide connectivity?
8. Shared Services
Sharing of service-portfolio management, resources, business models and infrastructure is expected to transform the way state government works.
DIY outlets for citizens improve services accessibility and e-government profile.
10. Mobile Tech
Wireless innovations empower workforce, yet inspire more security questions.