Insider Insights

  • Agencies get in step with the DATA Act

    Agencies get in step with the DATA Act

    While the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act offers the government a new opportunity to enhance the rigor and usefulness of financial reporting, it’s not without its challenges.

  • start planning for the next operating system migration

    Are you ready for the next OS migration?

    With the ending of mainstream support for Windows 7, it’s time for IT managers to start planning for the next operating system migration.

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  • analytics tools can help agencies sharpen e-discovery

    How analytics tools can help agencies sharpen e-discovery

    With the use of advanced analytics tools, legal e-discovery workflows can often be streamlined to eliminate multiple review passes that characterize manual reviews in the discovery process.

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  • Container ship heading into port

    Why government can’t – and shouldn’t – contain containers

    Containers bring all of the benefits of virtualization, but with better use of hardware, an already broad ecosystem of applications and a clean separation of responsibility between contractors and agencies, which eases procurement pain.

  • 5 trends that will drive IT management in 2015

    5 trends that will drive IT management in 2015

    2015 is shaping up as a year when data analytics, ubiquitous video, and cyber forensics will force government IT managers to make decisions about how they deploy their resources.

  • relevance of antivirus software

    Is antivirus software still relevant?

    No matter how useful antivirus software can be, its drawbacks are causing information security professionals to take a second look at antivirus protection – and the alternatives.

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  • Should APIs be free from copyright?

    Should APIs be free from copyright?

    The Supreme Court is considering a decision involving Google and Oracle that would allow a form of copyright on application programming interfaces.

  • Best practices for emergency preparedness

    'Tis the season for emergency preparedness

    Before the weather gets frightful – increasing the chances that you may experience significant system downtime – make sure you have a plan in place and follow these best practices.

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  • App-level approach to mobile management

    App-level approach to mobile management

    Mobile app management can help government IT pros who want to take advantage of the savings mobile apps bring but still need to secure the enterprise.

  • 4 building blocks for app stack dominance

    4 building blocks for app stack dominance

    How to manage your app stacks in order to maintain uptime, maximize enterprise resources and generate consistent productivity throughout your agency.