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Content tagged with Leadership posted in June 2009
Will New Certification Criteria Fuel Open Source E-Health Records?
Commentary  |  6/29/2009  | 
Till now, certification requirements for electronic medical records were pretty hefty, addressing hundreds of stringent criteria that comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory systems must meet in order to get a seal of approval from the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, or CCHIT, a non-profit federally supported group.
Does Twitter Match The Mission?
Commentary  |  6/29/2009  | 
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
ICANN Names Security Expert As CEO
News  |  6/26/2009  | 
Rod Beckstrom, former director of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center, faces demands to make the US organization into an international body.
Federal CIO Seeks 'Storefront' For Government IT Procurement
News  |  6/17/2009  | 
The goal is to have a central place to allow federal agencies to quickly buy systems and get them up and running.
FCC Chief Nominee To Promote Wireless, Broadband
News  |  6/17/2009  | 
At a hearing Tuesday, senators lavished praise on Julius Genachowski, but had harsh words for the FCC's performance over the past decade.
Cloud Computing: 10 Questions For Federal CIO Vivek Kundra
News  |  6/16/2009  | 
Kundra discuss his thoughts about cloud computing in government, and what it would take to make cloud technologies easier to adopt in the federal space.
Is That A Cloud On Healthcare's Horizon?
Commentary  |  6/16/2009  | 
Cloud models are starting to provide an attractive option for large and influential regional medical centers to get lots of small, local, laggard doctor offices trading in their paper patient files for electronic medical records. Are there clouds in your forecast?
10 Questions For Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
Chopra talks about the role of technology in government policy, and advancing Obama's healthcare IT, smart grid, education technology, and economic development agendas.
Federal CTO Sees IT Leading U.S. Out Of Recession
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
Aneesh Chopra is looking to other CIOs to advise him on fleshing out a more detailed agenda to best serve the president's IT agenda.
Nominee For OMB Post Seeks Better IT Management
News  |  6/10/2009  | 
Jeffrey Zients, nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget and the country's first chief performance officer, addressed a Senate Committee on Wednesday.
Companies Looking To Hire CIO 2.0
Commentary  |  6/10/2009  | 
After months of gloom and doom, are companies again hiring new CIOs? Some executive recruiters say yes. And apparently, some of those employers want an upgrade.
GSA Backs Away From Federal Cloud CTO Appointment
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
Cloud computing is still a major initiative of federal CIO Vivek Kundra, and its importance was even outlined in an addendum to the president's 2010 budget last month.
Prepare Now For Economic Recovery: Gartner
News  |  6/5/2009  | 
Since no one knows when business growth will actually resume, Gartner is advising organizations to file away completed return-to-business plans by July.
Former Google Exec Faces Objections To Deputy CTO Appointment
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Two consumer groups object to Andrew McLaughlin's potential appointment, saying it would violate President Obama's ethics guidelines.


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