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  • How BMC Software slimmed down its global IT

    “It was like the cobbler’s son had no shoes.” With tongue firmly in cheek, this is how BMC Software’s CIO Scott Crowder describes the $2 billion software firm’s internal IT infrastructure when he landed there in 2011.

    Written by Byron Connolly03 Nov. 16 14:02
  • University of Texas team hooks $100K in IBM Watson app contest

    A team of students from the University of Texas at Austin is being awarded $100,000 in seed funding for an app based on <a href="http://www.ibmwatson.com%20">IBM's Watson technology</a> that's designed to give Texas citizens easier access to social services. 

    Written by Bob Brown16 Jan. 15 06:23
  • Texas governor blames Web campaign flop on hackers

    The kick-off for Texas Governor Rick Perry's 2010 re-election campaign was marred Tuesday by a Web site outage that staffers are now calling a denial-of-service attack.

    Written by Robert McMillan01 Oct. 09 09:08
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  • Don't mess with Texas: Lessons from IT outsourcing disasters

    Two weeks ago, the CIO of Texas penned a seven-page letter outlining the chronic failures of the state's nearly four-year outsourcing relationship - a deal the Texas governor had briefly suspended in 2008 citing service delivery problems that he said put the state's agencies in danger.

    Written by Stephanie Overby05 Aug. 10 05:04
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