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  • grants management

    5 fixes for grants management

    In today’s uncertain political and budgetary climate, grants managers must improve transparency, streamline processes and leverage data-driven efficiencies.

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    How mobile, big data and citizen engagement help Iowa manage winter emergencies

    By combining location data with information from sensors installed on maintenance vehicles, Iowa can provide web-accessible analytics and applications to help travelers, businesses and state agencies make better decisions.

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    7 reasons why cloud-based security makes sense

    Moving the point of mitigation from the data center to the cloud platform offloads the responsibility from an agency’s IT staff to that of the cloud provider and offers several other advantages.

  • Section 508 refresh seeks digital access to all

    Section 508 refresh seeks digital access to all

    With the variety of online content platforms expanding every day, agencies must keep accessibility services up to date.

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    Cyber nationalism and the new world order

    More transparency, better law enforcement and a more robust engagement among the cyber superpowers can mitigate against the worst cybersecurity risks and reduce the influence of catalytic actors.

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    Free information need not cost a fortune

    Document management software combined with business process automation can not only cut costs but improve access to government records.

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    5 ways to strengthen internal document management

    Agencies that can streamline and secure their internal document management processes are better able to protect their assets.

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    Managing both acute and chronic web application security issues

    Immediate actions will help agencies protect the health of their systems, but they must also address their long-term vulnerabilities.

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    5 tips for keeping up with IT change

    Government IT pros must now arm themselves with a new set of skills, products, and resources to succeed in the hybrid IT era.

  • Six steps to securing additive manufacturing

    Six steps to securing additive manufacturing

    The Defense Department's maintenance and supply-chain challenges have made it a leader in additive manufacturing, but the next major hurdle will be ensuring that the technology is secure.

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  • cloud view of Omaha

    Local government's cloud move cuts headaches, adds control