When agencies go to the cloud, they usually do so with aspirations of more efficiency and new possibilities.
Security’s job then is straightforward: Keep everything safe, and stay out of the way.
The problem i […]
When shopping for furniture online, people usually look at several factors – price, reviews and dimensions, just to name a few. But another consideration is the ease with which the furniture can be built.
The s […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, The Capabilities That You Should Ask for in the Cloud, on the site GovLoop 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Recently, government IT has met its gravest challenge in years, as the novel coronavirus has disrupted business as usual and put tremendous strain on systems and networks. Although agencies have worked to do the […]
When Randy Cress began to discuss how much work at his North Carolina county’s government had changed since the COVID-19 pandemic, little did he know he’d be exemplifying how. At around the five-minute mark of […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, Beyond Storage – Data Freedom in Complex IT Environments, on the site GovLoop 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Data wasn’t meant to sit dormant in the cloud. Nor was it meant to be saddled up with one storage provider and shooed off to the horizon.
As agencies’ IT environments are in a constant flux, data should be the […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, Mobile Apps Taking Flight in U.S. Air Force, Across Government, on the site GovLoop 4 months, 3 weeks ago
The drill is a familiar one. In the interim between when a plane lands and takes off again, crews go to work. They check that there’s enough fuel, the tires are pumped and all of the metrics are what they should b […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, Facing Down the Biggest Challenge in Cloud Transitions, on the site GovLoop 4 months, 4 weeks ago
In the cloud, every new update is supposed to repair a glitch or fix a common problem. But what if the biggest challenge isn’t technology, but something less tangible?
Culture is the first problem for every c […]
As the public sector has ramped up teleworking efforts because of the coronavirus, agencies have learned a few lessons along the way. And now, it’s very clear that unified communications are fundamental in a […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, 3 Keys to Scaling Fast, Avoiding Vendor Lock-In With Hybrid Cloud, on the site GovLoop 5 months ago
Any movement to the cloud is a chance to get things right. Whether agencies are settled in or venturing out on their cloud quest, now is the perfect opportunity to reevaluate how IT operates and how it can be […]
When organizations are agile, they’re able to respond quickly and effectively to business threats and opportunities. Who wouldn’t want that?
Every organization seeks to be fluid in their market space. But whi […]
A few days ago, I came across this tweet and it had me cracking up.
As a writer, I relate all too well.
But in all seriousness, edits hurt. While I’m no social scientist with special insight as to why, I […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, Automation: A Lifecycle Approach to Grants Management, on the site GovLoop 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Buried under stacks of stipulations, the treasure trove of government grants remains out of reach to many. State and local governments are in dire need of additional funds but often can’t afford the full-time s […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, The Offensive Line of Delaware Gov: IT as a Game-Changer, on the site GovLoop 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Delaware IT employees have been working overtime to support agencies’ missions within the state. So far, their efforts have been fruitful, preventing the Labor Department’s unemployment benefits website from cra […]
Now is the height of the misinformation age. The hearsay of today can’t be trusted, as social media feeds distribute false information and the news increasingly chases clicks.
Although agencies may not be […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, Lessons for Coping With the Present, Preparing for the New Normal, on the site GovLoop 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Work and home lives are increasingly woven together during COVID-19, and for public sector employees, the new setup presents a shared struggle. Burnout, weight gain, isolation – all of these are serious side e […]
Isaac Constans wrote a new post, On-Premise Vs. On-Premises – The Debate and Resolution, on the site GovLoop 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Far more important troubles plague the world. So maybe that’s why, as a perfectly distracting aside, warring factions of the GovLoop content team waged a bitter and caustic grammatical debate today during a n […]
A single robotic process automation (RPA) bot can save agencies thousands of full-time employee hours every year. Multiply that across more than 100 bots, and then RPA’s full potential is realized.
Still, w […]
If you had an unlimited budget and the ability to improve one area of your digital customer experience, what would you choose?
Panelists at GovLoop’s online training “Government to Citizen: Top Digital Cus […]
The futuristic world that movies foretold hinges on a new faster, broad-spectrum wireless network. Autonomous vehicles, drone delivery and remote medical procedures can be carried out only with 5G. But as 5G rolls […]
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