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    Network transformation is the next big IT initiative

    Leveraging the principles of compute and storage virtualization, software-defined networking allows agencies to virtualize their network infrastructure and services.

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    4 steps to agile success

    Agile development results in fewer failed projects, improved collaboration and teamwork, enhanced software development and greater innovation.

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    Hacking emergency services: How safe is the 911 system?

    Recent breaches in Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C., illustrate the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of 911 centers and other emergency services infrastructure.

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    4 steps to public-sector cloud migration

    A sound migration strategy is vital to agencies' cloud success.

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    The move to cloud: It's easier than you think

    Automated cloud compliance can simplify and streamline continuous monitoring.

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    Using data to solve business tax noncompliance

    With greater transparency into businesses and their practices, agencies can greatly enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of audits, investigations, collections and inspections.

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    Getting fuller participation in agile retrospectives

    Tips for overcoming the common organizational and interpersonal issues that can stifle full participation by all team members.

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    How AI and machine learning can drive government efficiency

    The new technologies offer ways to reduce the cost, resources, time and imprecision of current methods of information processing.

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    Cost considerations in cloud migration decisions

    Conducting a cost-benefit analysis is complicated because of the dynamic nature of cloud computing.

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    Solving 3 government intelligence challenges with data prep platforms

    By removing data preparation roadblocks, intelligence analysts can spend less time fighting data and more time analyzing information, sharing intelligence, detecting threats and disrupting plots.

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    Tech that's worth the hype