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Topic Resources

  • Reengineering the Permitting, Licensing, Inspections and Enforcement Process

    Agencies involved in managing and executing an oversight function—whether it involves physical infrastructure, such as facilities, utilities, equipment and policy adherence—cannot afford to rely on outdated processes or systems. The labor-intensive nature of traditional approaches (many still based on paper-based processes) can lead to loss of revenue and poor accountability. In this webcast, government industry experts will discuss how a digital, cloud-based approach can improve both the efficiency and effectiveness of the permitting, licensing, inspections and enforcement process.

  • Hybrid Cloud Computing:
    The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

    Choosing how to build a hybrid cloud is perhaps the most strategic decision IT leaders will make this decade. It’s a choice that will determine their agency's competitiveness, flexibility, and IT economics for the next ten years. That's because, done right, a cloud delivers strategic advantages to the business by redirecting resources from lights-on to innovation. However, done wrong, cloud becomes just a modernized version of your siloed, non-resilient current data center.

  • Agency Innovation Made Easy: Best Practices from 18F and Cloud.gov

    Join the General Services Administration’s 18F as they discuss how they leveraged commercial cloud services to build cloud.gov, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering that provides agencies with new IT modernization capabilities. The FedRAMP authorized cloud.gov platform can help agencies accelerate cloud adoption to better scale development efforts and lower costs while improving performance.

  • Defending Government Against Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware and other threats to data security are serious concerns for any organization, but the stakes are higher and the risks are greater for government agencies. This paper details the current security challenges confronting government organizations, and provides insights on how a cloud sandbox can protect sensitive data from this 21st-century form of extortion.

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    DHS seeks tech for a better border-crossing experience