NASCIO Enterprise Architecture Business Case Summary

NASCIO has collected success stories from a variety of sources including its various awards programs. NASCIO members have found that success stories provide an invaluable dimension of the underlying analysis when presenting the business case for EA related projects. These are now being made available to the greater NASCIO community to provide anecdotal information for developing a strong business case for EA. Much can be learned from these experiences and the reader is encouraged to contact the original source for any additional information or comment regarding those success stories that are most relevant.

 

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The Year of Working Dangerously: The Privacy Implications of Wireless in the State Workplace—Part II

Part II of this brief provides privacy policy and security measures to help states address the potential privacy implications of wireless technologies identified in Part I.

 

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The Year of Working Dangerously: The Privacy Implications of Wireless in the State Workplace—Part I

Part I identifies the privacy implications of wireless technologies in the state workplace, including the privacy implications of mobile technologies such as laptop computers, PDAs and other similar devices.

 

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Enterprise Repositories Issue Brief

NASCIO has identified the need for a repository for sharing a variety of enterprise artifacts, presentations, and white papers across the NASCIO community. CORE.gov is the preferred repository for meeting the needs of state and territorial government. This research brief describes the issues, constraints, options and recommendations.

IT Management Frameworks: A Foundation for Success

NASCIO’s IT Governance & Service Reform Committee is proud to present IT Management Frameworks: A Foundation for Success. This research brief provides an overview of four successful IT Management frameworks that can improve investment decisions, accountability, and management of IT organizations. These successful frameworks represent a variety of management approaches that emphasize the different disciplines of investment management, service oriented management, and line of business or process management. They include the North Carolina Framework for Managing IT Investments; the Government Accountability Office IT Investment Management Framework; the IT Infrastructure Library; and, the Federal Business Reference Model.

 

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Connecting the Silos: Using Governance Models to Achieve Data Integration

NASCIO’s Interoperability & Integration Committee is proud to present Connecting the Silos: Using Governance Models to Achieve Data Integration. This research brief attempts to answer questions such as, “What needs to be addressed when contemplating an information integration initiative, and what is being done in the states and at the federal level to develop information integration governance models?” It also includes other factors that are impacting governance in integration and offers references to models that have been successfully completed by other states and links to resources on information sharing. The committee is currently exploring the following topics for future briefs: Interoperability Governance; Legal Ownership of Shared Data; Data Standards; Master name Indices; and Integration Maturity Models.

 

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TLK2UL8R: The Privacy Implications of Instant and Text Messaging Technologies in State Government

This brief explores the privacy implications of Instant Messaging (IM) applications—both consumer and enterprise-grade—in the context of the state workplace. It also addresses the privacy implications of text messaging and chat technologies.

 

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Getting What You Need on the Way to the Win-Win! Leveraging the RFP in State Technology Procurements

This publication was co-produced by NASCIO and NASPO (National Association of State Procurement Officials). This brief provides a broad view of how a variety of stakeholders can use the RFP (Request for Proposal) process to the state’s and the citizens’ benefit.

 

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VoIP and IP Telephony: Planning for Convergence in State Government

The keen interest in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony and its accelerated adoption rate has led to the realization that the long-established Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) voice business model will be facing its end of life in the next 10 to 15 years. This report, a product of NASCIO’s Infrastructure Subcommittee, is intended to provide an understanding of the fundamental issues facing organizations as they assess VoIP and IP Telephony. It contains a description of the operation and functionality of the legacy PSTN, an explanation of voice transport over the Internet and IP Telephony, and a discussion of the issues and drivers associated with the migration from the PSTN to converged voice and data networks.

 

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Negotiating IP on the Way to the Win-Win: NASCIO’s Intellectual Property Recommendations

These recommendations seek to identify state and contractor interests regarding the ownership of IP and suggest realistic considerations to help make the negotiation of IP rights easier and more successful for all involved.

 

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