CIOs urge collaboration through governance & cost saving

Enterprise information technology governance is about more than just establishing a set of rules and structures for IT gets purchased and used in government, state IT leaders say. On a new episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Alabama CIO Jim Purcell says his agency has worked to establish IT governance as …

SharePoint 2010 Migration Options

The end of SharePoint 2010, the most widely used edition on the market at the moment, is looming. For enterprises currently using SharePoint 2010 this poses a major problem. The temptation to ignore making a decision is not a good idea, the consequences of doing nothing are great. There are …

Analog Records Management Challenges

Each year, the National Archives and Records Administration releases its Federal Agency Records Management (FARM) report.  The 2017 version, released in August 2018, shows that agencies are mostly on track for meeting upcoming records management deadlines that will shift the government towards a more modernized, digitally inclusive state. Despite their …

Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the ocean

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the second phase of Project Natick, a research experiment that aims to understand the benefits and challenges of deploying large-scale data centers under water. In this second phase, the team sank a tank the size of a shipping container with numerous server racks off the …