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July 15th, 2009
Some of the leading advocates for new technologies are the "old hands." One such greybeard is Robert Otto, former Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer at the US Postal Service. His former agency is moving some legacy systems to open source. Mr. Otto talks about laying the groundwork for that move, and why other agencies will save money and time by doing the same.
Mary Ellen Callahan
Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer
June 25, 2009
May 26th, 2009
Listen to this week's show to hear discussion topics including:
- Barry Libert, author of Barak Inc. Winning lessons from the Obama Campaign.
- How President Obama has used IT to his advantage
- Is the President's leadership style trickling down to other agencies?
John Dewey said failure is instructive—so what can we learn from past complex system acquisitions? And how can we improve the process? When IT procurement requirements are poorly defined acquisitions can run into trouble—with over-charges, under-estimates and countless change orders. When speed matters, getting the up-front requirements right is crucial. To make acquisitions effective, focus on the essentials: clear, concise requirements, consistency, adequate detail, and realistic performance goals—then your chances for a win-win rise dramatically.
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