The Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) provides CxO government leaders a forum to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions for today's most pressing IT needs. The research used to drive curriculum for all GTRA initiatives is grounded in the knowledge gleaned from the GTRA Council. GTRA's Council consists of over 100 well-respected government executives who specialize in Enterprise Architecture, Security, Cloud Computing, SOA, Virtualization, Leadership, Defense, Health IT, Workforce Management and Green IT. Through the semi-annual GTRA Symposium, workshops, live demonstrations, the monthly GOVTek Newsletter and the GTRA Members Portal, both public and private sector executives are able to share best practices and lessons learned resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans. GTRA identifies cutting-edge technologies and solution providers to bridge the gap between strategy and the execution of government IT initiatives. GTRA is revolutionizing government collaboration for solutions and innovation!
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The team behind Barack Obama's presidential campaign set the bar for how the Internet will be leveraged in future elections. Now comes word that his transition team erected a Web site to ease the president-elect's transition into the White House.
Virtual work expert Karen Sobel Lojeski has been struck by how quickly IT groups have been to ascribe or associate Obama's victory directly to technology. There is no doubt that IT played a major role, but wasn't it the leader himself who won the day? What do you think? Join the discussion in the Virtual Work Forum.
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For months speculation had mounted that President Barack Obama would tap a senior industry statesman for the role of Federal CIO or CTO. Instead, he named a relative newcomer to the post, announcing Vivek Kundra, 34, would take on the critical role. In his blog, Mel Duvall asks is Kundra's age an issue, or just what the job requires?
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