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  • Agencies increasingly see the cloud’s silver lining

    Agencies increasingly see the cloud’s silver lining

    A cloud-centric infrastructure is flexible enough to enable government organizations to manage and access critical decision-making data for less in an environment that is secure, modern and reliable.

  • How to stop a zombie mobile app invasion

    How to stop a zombie mobile app invasion

    By hunting down and disabling older, single-function apps, agencies can better protect app users and deliver citizen services.

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  • Identity management

    Building on the cybersecurity sprint with CDM Phase II

    Agencies that focus on a governance-based identity and access management strategy can protect against the full range of identity-centered attacks.

  • emergency communications center dispatch

    How Orange County Fire Authority speeds dispatch operations

    KVM technology streamlined operators’ work environment by allowing them to control multiple, remote computers.

  • electronic benefits for WIC purchases

    What to look for in digital benefits providers

    As states move to electronic benefits transfer systems, they should look for experienced partners that can help them provide a secure, customer-focused system before the 2020 federal mandate deadline.

  • How to survive the surveillance video data flood

    How to survive the surveillance video data flood

    As public safety agencies capture and store more digital evidence, they should consider moving to an enterprise-class open storage and compute platform.

  • Why you may not be getting the most out of the hybrid cloud

    Why you may not be getting the most out of the hybrid cloud

    A successful hybrid cloud gives agencies the flexibility to change quickly how their data is stored.

  • adopting open source in government

    An important fix for the federal open source software policy

    Clarifications to the draft Federal Sourcing Policy would ensure that government-off-the-shelf solutions are not encouraged over commercial solutions.

    Comments: 2
  • Government performance data: Let

    Government performance data: Let's make it open, machine-readable and permanent

    Performance.gov might be abandoned by the next president, but agencies have the tools (and responsibility) to publish open and machine-readable performance plans themselves.

    Comments: 7
  • 5 core metrics to reduce outsourced software project failure

    5 core metrics to reduce outsourced software project failure

    Measuring software development at each phase of the acquisition life cycle can help government IT program managers make more objective, quantitative decisions.

    Comments: 1

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