Cloud

Endless Possibilities for the Public Sector

In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?

How Cloud is Changing the Role of IT

The complete IT professional is somebody that can understand business objectives and use their command of IT to solve those problems in a manner that is efficient and effective. The cloud enables them to deftly wield those IT skills with more prowess and dexterity than on-premise solutions could afford.

Protecting Against Threats in a Changing Cyber Landscape

As organizations and citizen users increasingly depend on websites, mobile computing and web-based applications, they become exposed to greater privacy and security risks. Because of the open infrastructure of the Internet and the growing availability of hacking tools, almost anyone can carry out a cyberattack against any organization or user relying on networked applications and… Read more »

Next Steps for Cloud Success

To modernize back-office systems and digitally transform government services, agencies are increasingly relying on cloud technologies. Cloud allows governments to be proactive rather than reactive in how they meet citizen needs and expectations. Cloud can also help agencies reduce costs, maximize efficiency, increase agility and prioritize spend on innovation and agency missions.

Apply Intelligent Automation and Think Differently About Networks

Incorporating new technologies, such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), can provide improved network functions, management and operations. There are a number of challenges to achieving digital transformation, but intelligent automation can better enable agencies to adopt SDN and NFV into their infrastructure.

Using GIS to Tackle Fraud and Abuse

Each year, government agencies lose billions of dollars due to fraud, waste and abuse. Government agencies tasked with fraud prevention are increasingly turning to geographic information system (GIS) platforms — utilizing maps, geo-enrichment and sophisticated data analytics — to tackle fraud, accurately identify patterns and problem areas and improve organizational efficiency.