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The Promise of IT: Educating the Federal Government
Nov.-Dec. 2011 (vol. 13 no. 6)
pp. 28-33
Susan Camarena, US Dept. of Transportation

IT has a key role to play in government functions, especially given the Open Government Initiative in the US and its focus on transparency. What role can education play in helping the federal government better leverage IT?

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Index Terms:
Information technology, IT training, government IT
Citation:
Susan Camarena, "The Promise of IT: Educating the Federal Government," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 28-33, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.52
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