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Content tagged with Open Government posted in October 2010
New York As IT Center Of The World
Commentary  |  10/26/2010  | 
The Big Apple's new licensing agreement with Microsoft is just one part of an ambitious IT strategy that includes data center consolidation and central management of policies and services.
Takai Named CIO Of Defense Department
News  |  10/25/2010  | 
Only weeks after having the DOD nomination withdrawn, Takai resigns from her position as the state of California's top IT executive to go to the Pentagon.
Consolidation, Virtualization Top State Government CIO Priorities
News  |  10/22/2010  | 
Strategies for cost savings and efficiency and the technologies to enable them will be key factors in 2011, according to a NASCIO survey.
Microsoft Signs NYC To Cloud Computing Deal
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
New York mayor Bloomberg said the partnership will streamline the city's IT operations and save $50 million in five years.
CSC, Microsoft BPOS Win California Email Migration Contract
News  |  10/19/2010  | 
Google complained publicly that the bidding process was intentionally stacked against it and ultimately lost out on the $50 million, three-year contract to migrate the state's email to the cloud.
Schwarzenegger Cuts Funds For Student Tracking System
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
$6.8 million allocated for a system to track students' educational progress from kindergarten into the workplace was revoked by the California governor.
Utah Health Project To Analyze Costs, Quality
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
The All Payers Database project will help the Utah Department of Health analyze healthcare costs across the state using claims data from private insurers and public payers.
White House Pulls Defense Dept. CIO Nomination
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
IT reforms at the Pentagon will delay filling the empty position, but former nominee Teri Takai remains in the running to lead the military's IT ops.


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