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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physical infrastructure, such as facilities, utilities, equipment and policy adherence—cannot afford to rely on outdated processes or systems.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.

‘Alexa, Ask GeorgiaGov’: Better Citizen Engagement with Amazon Echo and Drupal 7

Sometimes being a well-informed citizen involves jumping through hoops, whether it's a chain of government hotlines or a series of website pages. Across the state of Georgia, government agencies are working tirelessly to ensure their citizens can easily access state government resources — from voter registration to getting their drivers’ license.

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.

Simplify Enterprise Mobility with Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

Simplify enterprise mobility and create engaging mobile experiences with Oracle’s Mobile Cloud Service (MCS). As a Mobile Backend as a Service offering, it allows companies to deploy scalable, robust and secure mobile applications quickly and easily. This webinar will introduce MCS, which was designed from the ground up for the cloud. A live online demo will show just how quick and easy it is to create a mobile application with MCS!

Leverage the Power of Splunk using Natural Language Search with Insight Engines

During this webcast, you’ll learn how Insight Engines, a natural language search assistant for Splunk turns any analyst into a hunter without the tedious, time consuming training requirements.

Dell & AppSense Facilitating Government Agency’s Upgrade to Windows 10 & VDI

Government Agencies have a major task in 2017 to upgrade to Windows 10, while maintaining security and user productivity. Dell and AppSense are working together to offer you solutions that meet most common government security requirements e.g. NIST.

Modernizing Government IT Infrastructure with the Okta Identity Cloud

Decades-old legacy technology with heavy maintenance cost and increasing cybersecurity risk have left federal government in need of a change. Federal CIO Tony Scott has said recently that by spending more and more money each year on simply maintaining legacy systems, agencies “have missed multiple generations of advancements in technology.” The time is now to modernize. Attend this webinar to learn how to leverage cloud technologies to drive agency efficiencies and radically cut costs.

The Journey to a More Agile Cloud

Over the next five years, government cloud adoption is expected to nearly double – from 35 percent of applications to 60 percent. Unfortunately, agencies run the risk of wasting their investments by investing in solutions that lock them into a particular approach to the cloud that cannot keep up with their evolving requirements. In this webcast, cloud and infrastructure experts will discuss how to develop a cloud model that provides the agility that you need to manage your data; on premises, in the cloud or both.

New Solutions for Secure Mobility in the Field

Whether you are new to BlackBerry or an experienced user, you will find this session valuable to learn about our services and best practices to protect your proprietary data. Participants will hear from a BlackBerry Public Sector customer on how to successfully implement a broad data security practice and how to utilize BlackBerry to accomplish their goals.

Supercharging Mission-Critical Application Services

Monitoring complex applications is a challenge. As government agencies move more applications to the cloud and dynamically provision resources, the task becomes even more difficult. Identifying signs of potential application outages or slowdowns is a critical capability. To ensure consistent performance, agencies must be able to gauge the health of their applications operations in real time. In this webcast, Brian Muolo, Director for Enterprise Server, Storage and Identity Management at the General Services Administration, will discuss strategies for raising the bar on application performance.

Optimize. Accelerate. Consolidate: Improving Performance with All-Flash Storage

Drive greater speed, responsiveness, and value from key business applications by using NetApp all-flash storage arrays. As you expand to the hybrid cloud, all-flash storage arrays can optimize application performance across all IT resources.

Digital Government Strategies: A New Era of Digital Services

For years, government agencies have been looking to technology to improve their ability to deliver services to their various constituencies. But now they are really feeling the heat. Thanks to advances in the world of retail, banking, and other sectors, the idea of digital services has gone from being a novelty to being an expectation. Are government agencies ready to keep pace? That was the underlying question in a recent survey of IT professionals across federal, state and local agencies, as well as their counterparts in industry.

Cloud Security: Building on the FedRAMP Foundation

FedRAMP has emerged as a critical component of the federal government’s transition to the cloud, accelerating the adoption of secure cloud solutions. However, to be effective, FedRAMP by itself is not enough. In this webcast, Ashley Mahan, the FedRAMP Agency Evangelist at the General Services Administration, will discuss best practices for driving adoption of FedRAMP across an organization and share insights garnered by early FedRAMP adopters.

Transforming Customer Service: Building a Smarter Service-Oriented Workforce

Whether a public contact center or an internal help desk, government offices managing customer service play a vital role in supporting their agencies missions. Unfortunately, many service centers lack the tools they need to deliver high-quality services in a timely fashion. In this webcast, Michelle Earley, USAJOBS Program Manager at OPM, and Stephanie Wade, Director, Innovation Lab at OPM, will discuss how they are transforming USAJOBS, the federal government's official jobs site to improve the hiring process and elevate the level of customer service that applicants receive. The transformation is comprehensive, involving the adoption of human-centered design principles, the use cloud-based DevOps to create new services, and the modernization of foundational technology, including the cloud.

Intro to Software-Defined Storage

Unstructured data is created and consumed at an astounding rate by both consumers and enterprise users. Storage requirements are quickly outpacing storage capacity and budgets, which creates challenges for both government agencies and other public sector organizations. As IT shifts to on-demand consumption models, data content must be available anywhere, at any time, across any device. Red Hat Gluster Storage and Red Hat Ceph Storage are open source, scale-out software-defined storage solutions that provide an ideal platform for next-generation workloads with growing content stores.

Pension Management: Keeping Pace, Improving Accuracy

Fiscal uncertainty has created a lot of turmoil in employee pension plans, making it difficult for public sector agencies to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of pension payments, even in the midst of change. In this webcast, IT and business leaders from the state of New York will discuss strategies for ensuring that pension management systems are kept up to date with constantly changing rules and policies.

Delivering Cloud Economics into the Federal Data Center

Archive and private cloud solution should be affordable, scalable, simple, and readily accessible. Your existing storage platforms are costly and require a huge data center footprint. We can change that.

Software-Defined Storage: Building a More Intelligent Enterprise

Virtualization is transforming the data center, giving agencies much more flexibility in how they manage their IT resources. In most agencies, that transformation began with server virtualization. But increasingly, agencies are realizing that storage is a critical piece of the puzzle. In this webcast, Brian Muolo, IT Storage Manager, GSA will share best practices and insights in leveraging the capabilities of software-defined storage.

Governments See a Bumpy Road Ahead to Digital Engagement

The digital age is upon us. People everywhere now expect services to be mobile – even from their government. Faced with unique challenges and budget constraints, Governments have fallen behind the private sector in digitizing business processes, however, the opportunity remains. Join us as we dive into the unique challenges governments around the world are facing with content management and how you can take the first step to streamlining your operational processes.

IT Operations by the Number

Now more than ever, metrics are seen as a key tool in improving systems performance and operational efficiencies, providing agencies with information they can use to make smarter decisions about IT investments. In this webcast, Nancy Potok, Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer at the Census Bureau and Bob Nicholson, Director of Technical Operations at the Social Security Administration, will offer best practices in data-driven management of the enterprise.

Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.