With the direction that government IT has been headed, it seems like every agency is fighting to get into the cloud. But how can an agency know if the cloud is actually right for them? And how can they make sure that they are as cost-efficient as possible while trying to take those next steps?
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Astronomical amounts of data flow through government agencies every day. With all of that comes increased security, storage and analytic requirements that can cause agencies to stumble through the process. Limited resources further add to difficulties, making it crucial for agencies to find a solution that can get everything done efficiently.
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There is a long-held belief that innovation and government just don’t fit together. The risk-averse nature of the public sector juxtaposed with the near necessitation of risk in private sector innovation has made many people believe that things will just stay the way they are in government. They’re wrong.
As a previously neglected topic of focus, the potential for cost efficiency in printing has begun to stir agencies to action. The introduction of MPS into the workplace will create savings where they previously hadn’t been considered.
Taking the first step toward IT modernization can be incredibly difficult, particularly in the public sector. With so much accountability and so many potential mishaps, agencies are hesitant to move forward. But IT modernization doesn’t have to be daunting.
Federal government agencies are faced with an immense amount of data, with more pouring in every second. With so much information, keeping track of it all can be extremely challenging, particularly when there are bad actors seeking to take advantage of the data overflow. AI and machine learning can help.
Everywhere you look, government agencies are juggling a number of IT modernization initiatives. Introducing new technology is exciting and leads to better services for constituents, but it can also be extremely challenging to implement for many reasons.
One of the challenges to keeping government secure comes from how scattered cybersecurity tools, services and governance is. To combat this issue, a concerted effort is being made to consolidate these pieces of the cybersecurity puzzle to patch up holes and make spending more efficient.
Modernization can be daunting, especially in government, where risk aversion dominates decision making. But despite the risk-averse mentality, there are still agencies that have found success in modernization.