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September 15th, 2016
FITARA, and its associated mandates and guidance, will drive IT transformation for the next decade; so how can organizations best use their year-end dollars to meet FITARA goals? HPE has the answers.
September 8th, 2016
With the end of federal fiscal year rapidly approaching, many government teams will be working long hours to ensure funds are spent wisely and strategically to accomplish agency missions. Especially at this time of year, government employees need the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and partners across the country on various devices at any time.
September 2nd, 2016
The Symantec Government Symposium held in DC on August 30th brought together the best cybersecurity minds in government and in the industry to discuss a variety of topics which all ultimately had one core theme: the ability to gain intelligence from security data to stay agile and smart against today’s evolving threat landscape. The topics of conversation during the keynote presentations, TECHTalks, and breakout sessions can be broken down into three major categories with actionable items for government to improve their cyber posture.
August 23rd, 2016
Did you know that governments send over 1 billion messages each quarter through GovDelivery by email? That astounding number provides a sense of how serious your fellow federal communications professionals are about heeding the call to make their agencies more "citizen-centric."
August 22nd, 2016
Earlier this year, ServiceNow, received a FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) for their service automation government cloud. With that lengthy certification process behind them, Bob Osborn, ServiceNow’s Federal Chief Technology Officer, and Mike Rohde, ServiceNow’s Federal Chief Information Security Officer, sat down to discuss what they learned both about the certification process and about the FedRAMP program as a whole.
August 18th, 2016
Digital government refers to the production and delivery of information or services from the government to its citizens using digital technologies. Government organizations want to be able to more efficiently address citizen demands and subsequently share plans of improvement where citizens already are—online. This often involves the creation of more user-friendly websites or IT tools to increase engagement. The first step to digital innovation, however, is harnessing the valuable insights available in big data to know where change needs to take place.
August 17th, 2016
As we’ve written here previously, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), is a federal government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.
August 10th, 2016
Is the IT industry, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, really doing all it can do to better support the warfighter? Are technology leaders and DoD IT officers really helping soldiers on the battlefield “be all that they can be” with the latest roll-outs of technological innovations? These questions were key topics discussed at DoDIIS 2016, an event sponsored by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), held last week in Atlanta, GA. This major government conference opened up with remarks by LTG Vincent R. Stewart, Director of DIA, and was hosted by Ms. Janice Glover-Jones, DIA's Chief Information Officer (CIO).
August 8th, 2016
The Department of Defense has a vast and widely complex manufacturing system that needs to be both technologically modern but also cost effective. Nearly 44% of the total Defense budget, an astonishing $284 billion, is allocated towards the operations and maintenance of their 400,000 tactical and combat vehicles, 17,000 aircrafts, and 200+ ships.