NASCIO Resources

Survey on Enterprise Data Center Consolidation in the States: Strategies and Business Justification

  • August 2007
  • Number of views: 6263
Survey on Enterprise Data Center Consolidation in the States: Strategies and Business Justification
A product of NASCIO's Infrastructure and Services Committee, this survey report provides an overview of the challenges states’ indicated they are facing in considering and implementing enterprise IT data center consolidation initiatives. NASCIO surveyed twenty-nine states concerning their data center consolidation initiatives. The survey, conducted through June 22, 2007, represents approximately 46 percent of the nations’ population. Participation included a wide distribution in geography, population, and budget.

On the Road to RHIO: What State CIOs Need to Know

  • July 2007
  • Number of views: 5677
On the Road to RHIO: What State CIOs Need to Know
A product of NASCIO’s Health IT Working Group, this brief examines the ways in which state CIOs can be involved in RHIO efforts in their states and emphasizes the importance for state CIOs to be aware of developments in health information exchange. It also explores the opportunities and challenges that all RHIOs face, despite the unique characteristics they each hold, and features real-world examples of how state CIOs are already involved in their state’s RHIO efforts.

Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART II

  • July 2007
  • Number of views: 6253
Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART II
NASCIO continues its series on electronic records management and digital preservation with Part II which focuses on economic, legal, and organizational issues and recommended actions for State CIOs. Part II builds on the theme that the state CIO and the state enterprise architect will need to view electronic records management and digital preservation as disciplines that comprise an enterprise architecture domain. Partnering with the state’s archivists, librarians, and records managers to fully leverage their expertise will help ensure the state’s knowledge assets are managed for value with a long term view. eDiscovery and offshoring present significant challenges to the state enterprise. CIOs will need to build their awareness of these subject areas and author necessary compliance and risk management strategies.

IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Tool-kit: Planning for the Next Disaster

  • June 2007
  • Number of views: 6690
IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Tool-kit: Planning for the Next Disaster
A product of NASCIO's Disaster Recovery Working Group, this tool-kit is designed to assist state CIOs and their staff in IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning. It is an updated and expanded version of business continuity and disaster preparedness checklists utilized for a brainstorming exercise at the “CIO-CLC Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery Forum” at NASCIO’s 2006 Midyear Conference.

Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART I

  • May 2007
  • Number of views: 6093
Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART I
Electronic records management and digital preservation are necessary disciplines for managing the knowledge assets of the enterprise. Attention to these disciplines must be part of every IT investment decision. The lifecycle of "born digital" is presented with emphasis on the decision making process at each major phase. The series will present the current issues and recommendations for action. This first release in this series deals with the principles of records management, and highlights the most significant challenges facing the states.

Getting Started in Cross-Boundary Collaboration: What State CIOs Need to Know

  • May 2007
  • Number of views: 5232
Getting Started in Cross-Boundary Collaboration: What State CIOs Need to Know
State agencies are increasingly crossing organizational boundaries and combining resources in order to achieve joint goals, produce innovation and serve citizens. This brief examines the drivers behind cross-boundary collaboration and outlines the top ten considerations for state CIOs at the outset of collaboration. This brief not only illustrates why state CIOs should consider cross-boundary collaboration and how collaboration begins, but also identifies various types of collaboration, and provides tangible success stories and lessons learned.

Transforming Government through Change Management: The Role of the State CIO

  • April 2007
  • Number of views: 7532
Transforming Government through Change Management: The Role of the State CIO
This white paper reviews contemporary ideas surrounding the subject of organizational transformation, presents a state perspective on the issue, and provides the state CIO with relevant recommendations and calls to action. The accompanying research summary provides a short overview of the research findings presented in the white paper.

The paper illustrates that change is an ongoing process that requires organizations to become change competent. It emphasizes that as with enterprise architecture, the best approach to organizational change involves incremental, step-by-step transformation that is effectively delivered through valued relationships involving all stakeholders.

Insider Security Threats: State CIOs Take Action Now!

  • April 2007
  • Number of views: 6223
Insider Security Threats: State CIOs Take Action Now!
This brief examines the often overlooked threats from within. Media attention has focused primarily on external threats with federal government and industry reports revealing alarming hacking and identity theft statistics. However, threats from within both public and private sector organizations may be even more prevalent than external threats and can have equally if not more serious consequences.

Harmony Helps: A Progress Report on State Government Internet Presence

  • March 2007
  • Number of views: 5420
Harmony Helps: A Progress Report on State Government Internet Presence
This brief explores how state web portals have matured and examines the impact of the 2003 expansion of the dot-gov domain to state and local governments; trends in state portal domain naming conventions; trends in Internet portal branding and marketing; the alignment of agency websites and state email addressing with the state portal; areas of cross-boundary collaboration for online services; and areas for future progress in cross-boundary collaboration for online services.

The New and Improved DST: Are You Ready?

  • February 2007
  • Number of views: 5260
The New and Improved DST: Are You Ready?
This issue brief calls attention to the change in Daylight Savings Time in 2007, as a provision of the United States Energy Policy Act of 2005, and gives pointers to state CIO’s about how the change may affect their applications and systems.
RSS
123

Resources By Category

Categories

Resources By Date

Archive