Fed CIO Needs a Broad View

August 2011
Public CIO;Aug2011, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p6
The article focuses on the challenges faced by Steven L. VanRoekel following his appointment as Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the U.S. It argues that VanRoekel needs his experience, both in public and private, to push forward former CIO Vivek Kundra's ambitious data center consolidation, which envisions closing 800 federal data center facilities by 2015. He also needs to continue Kundra's legacy of involving state and local governments in information technology (IT) decisions.


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