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Information Technology and Management

Information Technology and Management

NAVIGATING IT PROCUREMENT

LegisBriefState IT procurement includes products and services such as mainframes, software, email systems and smart phones. New technology trends—such as the growth of cloud computing, where users license software hosted by a third party in a remote location—can challenge procurement departments that are not used to purchasing on-demand services. Read about state actions to create a more flexible and efficient process.

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LEVERAGING IT INVESTMENTS

New technologies provide a range of opportunities for governments to strengthen services to citizens and improve operations. This project will explore ways to enhance decision-making and customer service based on business intelligence and effective data management, strengthen IT procurement, implement advancements in securing government data and systems, and improve IT governance and management.

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SECURITY BREACHES

Numerous corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions have experienced breaches of security that expose personal information. A majority of states have enacted security breach disclosure laws, but continued data breaches have caused states to examine additional ways to address the problem.

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SAVINGS FROM TECHNOLOGY

moneyInformation technology is a critical and very costly part of government infrastructure. When systems need to be upgraded or replaced, what are the best strategies for evaluating options? What opportunities exist to save money and improve services to citizens? Speakers in this videotaped session explore the possibilities.

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OVERVIEW | INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

Changing technologies continually raise new issues for government to address, through legislation, technology policies, business practices and information management. New technologies can increase government effectiveness and efficiency, but also carry risks and require sound management practices and policies.

 

 

 
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