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FINDING SAVINGS!

Spending Money to Save Money

In a recent story published by the Federal Times, Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense, is quoted from a speech he made at the Federal Innovation Summit in Washington on July 22, 2014 about the misperception that IT will save money. In his experience, it has not held up the promise of saving money but does […]

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Molly O'Neill

Execution vs. Legislation

Earlier this month, TechAmerica released their 2014 Federal CIO and CISO Survey. Similar to last year, government IT leaders report that budget, cyber and work force issues are influencing their priorities on investments. The survey also asked whether the participants thought the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA)  would help CIOs.  About 27 percent said that they […]

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Molly O'Neill

Government Life in 2025

Digital Life in 2025, a report issued in March by Pew Research in conjunction with Elon University, states that “experts predict the Internet will become like electricity – less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives.” This is not a surprising statement - our own relationships with the Internet are already changing. It’s no longer our fixation with having […]

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