Obama's Technology Reboot

Gale, Sarah Fister
March 2011
PM Network;Mar2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the 25-point implementation plan released by Vivek Kundra, the first U.S. Chief Information Officer (CIO), which reveals his effort to reform the way the government manages its information technology (IT) initiatives. It highlights several goals of the government to manage effectively its federal IT initiatives. Goals presented include the reduction of the number of data centers and the termination of at least one-third of underperforming projects in the IT portfolio.


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