It’s well documented that the public sector currently lags behind the private sector when it comes to cloud adoption. In fact, after leaping forward with OPM’s ‘cloud first’ policy, the federal government has started to slow way down.
Added by Adrian Pavia on July 21, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments
I recently visited my eye doctor. When he first saw me he said, “Welcome to the new us. We are in the cloud now.” I asked him what he meant and he replied, “Well I was told to tell our customers and ask our patients if they can see us better here in the cloud. I don’t know exactly what it means.” That started concerning me a lot…That’s my personal data out there!…Continue
Added by Mallory Thayer on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Okay, it’s time to pay the monthly service bills.
Added by Adrian Pavia on July 17, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Keynote panel of C-level executives at PegaWorld 2014. FBI CFO Richard Haley (2nd from right).
Criminals (and auditors) beware: the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is transforming itself to be even more effective in the…Continue
Added by Adrian Pavia on June 10, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
The undeniable truth is that technology costs money. Even if the net result is a significant cost savings or improved service delivery, the process nearly always begins with digging into the agency’s proverbial pockets to fish out some seed money.
Mobile technologies are no exception to this principle. However,…Continue
Dr. David Bray, Chief Information Officer of the FCC, speaking to Wednesday's crowd.
Mobile technology is filled with potential. It has the capacity to radically increase organizational response time, interconnectedness,…Continue
Added by Adrian Pavia on May 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
It’s obvious to anybody how far our society has come with mobile technology and the unique opportunity it presents to transform the way…Continue
In today’s environment, every organization is at risk of having its data and infrastructure compromised. For security professionals today, being secure isn’t just about thwarting attacks – it’s also being prepared to react once you fall…Continue
Added by Catherine Andrews on April 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
A ‘drug dealer’ in a federal prison. Breaking the ‘other’ glass ceiling. How to stay sane while leaning in. Why biz school + government is the next big thing.
These are just a few of the finalists we’re now…Continue
Added by Catherine Andrews on April 3, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments
Presidential Innovation Fellows with IFE CEO Kathleen Kemper (center) and John Paul Farmer (far right). Photo credit: Kevin…Continue
Added by Adrian Pavia on March 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
In a world where the industry standard is always changing and methods for these changes are conjointly working together, one can’t help but feel like they’re always falling behind the curve. Welcome to the world of Information Technology (IT), where changes typically come in 12 to 15 month increments and the last 10 years has been one of the greatest technology booms in the last…Continue
Added by Heather Young on February 12, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Federal Computer Week recently highlighted the growing use of the practice of instameets in government. Most recently, Instagram users were invited to submit photos…Continue
Mobile technologies are rapidly transforming nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. In fact, the proliferation of social media seems impossible without the widespread use of mobile devices. Meanwhile, companies are discovering cost efficiencies and flexibility of access – through tablets and smartphones – by moving their entire business operations to the cloud.
Government represents a particularly exciting sector of mobile…Continue
Added by Adrian Pavia on January 31, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by Lance A. Simon on September 4, 2013 at 9:19am — No Comments
Last week, GovLoop and ON24 hosted a virtual event on how government agencies can transition traditional in-person trainings and conferences to the virtual environment. This movement has the power to drastically cut costs, time, and emissions, while delivering an interactive and engaging experience to participants. The presentations were crammed with great tips on how to plan and execute successful events, such as virtual learning programs, conferences, and career fairs.
Added by Kim Truong on August 15, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The challenge facing agency leaders and human resources professionals is how to sustain a top-notch government workforce in a time when conferences are being canceled and training budgets are facing increased scrutiny. Moving in-person events and training to an online forum is one solution, but it's not always easy to do it well. That’s why GovLoop and ON24 hosted a webinar to discuss best practices and examples on how to execute a successful virtual event and…
Added by Lance A. Simon on August 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Have you ever witnessed a colleague falling asleep at their computer? I have and that person had keyboard imprints on his face because he was disinterested and bored while trying to complete a mandatory online training for his job. While I certainly poked fun at him, I also sympathized with him. Dry, boring and monotonous virtual presentations and trainings make it difficult to stay fully awake. I remember that it took me extra coffee and chocolate to get through ACQ 101, a basic mandatory…Continue
Added by Kim Truong on August 5, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Nearly everything is offered virtually nowadays. Virtual trainings, courses, career fairs, conferences and even concerts are happening across the globe, redefining how people engage in learning, recreation and job-related activities. Virtual events are also gaining traction in the public sector due to a “perfect storm” of overlapping factors, such as extended travel restrictions, greater public scrutiny on in-person conferences and advancement of interactive communications…Continue
Added by Kim Truong on July 30, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Yesterday, GovLoop and WordPress hosted the event, Do More With What You Have: Experience WordPress in Government, highlighting the power of WordPress to modernize and optimize government websites. The event included numerous case studies of websites that use WordPress CMS services, which are robust, scalable and…Continue