Cloud

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.

Improving Productivity Through IT Innovation

For Thursday’s online training, “IT Innovation and How to Get There,” GovLoop brought together experts Shashank Khandelwhal, Director of Cloud.gov at 18F, and Jason Adolf, Industry Practice Lead for Appian’s Federal Business, to discuss some of the challenges of digital transformation and strategies to achieve innovation.