This report shows how agencies can meet constituents’ contact center expectations with the cloud. Download, Putting Constituents First: The Modern Government Contact Center, now: Brought to you by:
With an ever-increasing demand for data, agencies have seen their cloud expenditures skyrocket. It’s estimated that 45% or more of all enterprise IT spending will be used toward public cloud solutions by 2026. To accommodate these spending and data increases, agencies will need to consider a pay-as-you-go solution that provides easier fiscal predictability with lessRead… Read more »
Learn how your agency can seamlessly migrate to the cloud by combining software-defined data center software with modern cloud resources. Download your report, How to Break the Logjam on Cloud Migrations now: Brought to you by:
Check out this new report to learn how to enable cloud-driven digital transformations and explore actionable organizational change management strategies that address key issues around people, processes and technologies. Download your report, Simplify Cloud-Based Transformation With Organizational Change Management now: Brought to you by:
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This new report looks at how contact centers – often the first engagement the public has with an agency – can use cloud tech and analytics to rebrand the government as customer-centric.
This report explores a cloud-native solution and offers best practices for ensuring data is fully protected. Download your report, Four Best Practices for Protecting Data Wherever it Exists now: Brought to you by:
This report aims to prepare government workforces for the future with key challenges and solutions surrounding the hybrid work environment. Download your report, Overcoming the On-Site/Remote Worker Divide now: Brought to you by:
Going forward, data is the key to mission success – getting it, ensuring its security, analyzing it and then making mission-critical decisions based on those insights.
Explore the challenges agencies face in managing their growing cloud operations and the tools they can use to bring them under control.
Take a closer look at cloud challenges and learn what you need to know about a multi-cloud strategy and how you can get your infrastructure under control.
Explore the reasons behind runaway costs and the tools and processes necessary to rein in spending.
DevSecOps is the development and delivery of services, touching on technology, processes and people. But you might wonder: how does it work in real life?
In this free report, you’ll learn how agencies can navigate the security challenges of cloud-native infrastructure.
Learn how agencies can gain the flexibility, scalability and adaptability they need.
Get your free copy of this new report to understand how to automate a critical aspect of cloud migrations (your “cloud landing”) to make the process of going to the cloud faster, more efficient and more secure.
Don’t let old-school thinking hold you back.
In this free report, you’ll learn the importance of moving to the cloud, potential roadblocks, and how to smooth the way.
Everything you need to embark on your cloud journey.
Get your free copy of this report to learn more about why AI and automation are so important for state and local agencies.
Get your free copy of this new report to explore the challenges agencies face with disaster recovery and business continuity and how a cloud-based solution solves those problems.
Get your free copy of this new report to learn how state and local agencies can get and stay resilient in this new normal.
This new report will explain why backup, recovery and disaster recovery are challenging for agencies and best practices to overcome them.
Learn how agencies are leveraging cloud to provide better services and a better experience.
Learn how to plan for and manage the increasingly complex cloud security environment.
In this report, you’ll learn how agencies can begin to focus on managing workforce and payroll from a strategic perspective.
Get your free copy of this new report to explore best practices for ensuring that agencies can maximize their cloud investments.
Download your free copy of the new report to explore: – The customer identity and access management (CIAM) timeline. – The challenge posed by inadequate CIAM and best practices for improving it with cloud. – How cloud helped the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls modernize their CIAM. The explosion of devices and communication channels in recentRead… Read more »
Learn more about the true value of cloud, and the obstacles that may prevent government from achieving it.
Explore what considerations agencies should make as they plan for the next evolution of their on-premise infrastructure and what role technology such as cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure can play.
Learn how cloud-based learning management systems can revitalize your workforce.
Learn how to weave security into every step of software development.
Although employees create, analyze, share and store data in various ways, most don’t see themselves as data stewards. But they should.
Learn how to improve enterprise visibility, security and productivity aids to simplify an otherwise complex IT transformation.
Government mandates like Cloud Smart and security requirements like the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) are driving agencies toward cloud adoption. Cloud adoption does not come without risks, however. Shared responsibility, lack of visibility, internal risks, advanced cyberattacks and more are at play for agencies that move their sensitive data and applications toRead… Read more »
The value of cloud computing for federal agencies is far more than potential cost savings and the ability to reduce their data center footprint. Cloud has the ability to transform the way employees collaborate across siloed departments, access critical data to make decisions and improve the timeliness of federal services. Budgetary constraints, organizational silos andRead… Read more »
Unstructured data is information such as drone footage, maps and video content that isn’t placed in these preexisting formats.
This report addresses the network modernization challenges agencies face today and why software-defined wide area networks are critical to addressing them
For tens of millions of Americans, Medicaid ensures that they can afford health care despite their limited income and resources.
To better serve the public, smart communities are taking geographic information systems, or GIS, to the next level. This report explains how.
For agencies, moving to the cloud is the best path to modernize, reduce costs and create efficiency. Agencies that fully embrace cloud can simplify their processes, tools and workforces, giving both citizens and employees the user experience that they’re demanding. One example of this is cloud-based Unified Communications, or UC. The right UC technology givesRead… Read more »
All of the flashy press makes moving to the cloud seem simple, but as agencies know, there’s a lot more that goes on behind the scenes.
Agencies need a way to enable mobile, multiplatform workflows that are still secure – and today, data loss prevention falls short.
Today, federal agencies such as yours are taking significant steps to modernize their systems, opening the door for emerging technologies to increase agility and innovation. Federal employees can experience greater empowerment with new, modernized tools that allow them to focus on strategic work. By equipping staff with cloud computing capabilities and the confidence to takeRead… Read more »
The gap between the Defense Department’s (DoD) current and future state is where both challenges and opportunities exist. Today, “different DoD components manage many of the department’s networks, data centers and clouds,” according to a Pentagon news release. “Consolidating these disparate efforts at the enterprise level will enable the CIO to provide greater security andRead… Read more »
The Cloud Smart plan treats procurement, security and workforces as key components of moving to cloud during IT modernization.
Government agencies are facing ever-increasing challenges to modernize and engage with citizens and stakeholders through digital channels. But you can’t just flip a switch to become a digital government. Change like that takes new tools, new processes and a new way of thinking. Essentially, you need to transform the way you work. But with regulations,Read… Read more »
In a 2009 survey of federal employees, the Government Accountability Office found that an average of $440.4 million was spent on unnecessary printing each year. Despite its astronomical cost, little effort was made to reduce this financial burden, even as government agencies found themselves needing to do more with less. But the growing prioritization ofRead… Read more »
Agency IT and security operations teams must rethink how they protect data in a digital world where data is everywhere, particularly when data is in the cloud. Federal agencies should take a chapter from financial institutions’ playbooks and adopt a data-centric approach that includes data encryption, tokenization and key management that protects data across allRead… Read more »
Data is the lifeblood of healthcare and the foundation for population health management (PHM) initiatives. Data integrated from an expanding array of sources – electronic health records, insurance claims, pharmacy records, IoT, AI and emerging areas in genomic sequencing and social determinants of health – brings new opportunities to prevent and treat chronic conditions, andRead… Read more »
Regardless of how mature your agency is when it comes to cloud adoption, there are key questions that must always be considered. How do you take a thoughtful approach to cloud that takes into account security, value, necessary process changes, workforce impacts and more? These were among the topics of discussion at a recent roundtableRead… Read more »
Learn how hybrid cloud can enhance decision-making at the Defense Department.
Increasing budget pressures and rising costs to operate and maintain government systems have forced agencies to take a hard look at their IT operations. Under the current administration, agencies are required to identify specific high-risk legacy IT systems and set a budget for system modernization. From a technology standpoint, two key drivers powering IT modernizationRead… Read more »
To learn more about how DoD is leveraging the cloud to take advantage of AI, GovLoop worked with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to produce this market trends report. In the following pages, you will learn how AI can impact critical missions in the Defense Department, and the role cloud plays to enable AI.
Adoption of cloud computing technology is much more common today in public sector than ever before. However, there are still a number of unexpected obstacles that agencies encounter when moving to the cloud. So how can the public sector leap over these obstacles and successfully migrate to the cloud? Get your copy of this newRead… Read more »
In recent years, federal, state, and local governments have faced unprecedented costs for disaster response and recovery efforts. “The federal government obligated nearly $300 billion across numerous departments and agencies during fiscal years 2005 through 2014 for disaster assistance,” according to the Government Accountability Office. “Extreme disasters like hurricanes Katrina and Sandy caused billions ofRead… Read more »
There’s a renewed focus across government to modernize legacy IT infrastructure — most of which is costly to operate and taxing for agencies to manage. Federal agencies have long grappled with the budget, acquisition and security challenges of maintaining aging hardware and software. But thanks to new laws such as the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT)Read… Read more »
This research brief explains how agencies are using cloud computing technology today and how, with the help of systems integrators, they can achieve better outcomes with smart cloud architectures.
To better understand these opportunities and challenges, GovLoop partnered with Concur, a leader in cloud-based spend management, to survey state and local agencies and better understand what prevents them from modernizing technology to achieve a consolidated view of employee initiated spending.
Check out this new report to learn how a hybrid cloud solution – a combination of public cloud offerings, private cloud and on-premise technologies – can better match federal agency needs and how to execute the move to hybrid smoothly.
Technology is changing rapidly, and the pace of innovation is accelerating along with it. To understand how government can achieve digital transformation via IT modernization and cloud technology, GovLoop partnered with Infor for this industry perspective.
Check out this new report to learn how a hybrid cloud approach can deliver the backup your agency needs during disasters.
Learn how state and local agencies can combine threat intelligence, holistic solutions portfolios and managed security services into a complete cloud security strategy.
The journey to cloud technologies is constantly changing. For government, it is getting more complex, with more critical risks. After moving the low-hanging fruit – small workloads or institutional applications – into the cloud, agencies are focusing on migrating larger, more mission-critical applications. Leaders want to create better user experience, improve performance, improve reliability andRead… Read more »
As cloud adoption matures across government, many agencies are realizing that this new IT model is much more than a technology decision. It’s a business decision that has had significant impacts on the way agencies buy, manage and deliver IT capabilities internally and to citizens. The challenge, however, is mapping the best path forward toRead… Read more »
When the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) launched in 2012, cloud computing was a fairly new business model in government. Few agencies were buying IT services and they were struggling to grasp the logistics of cloud procurement, implementation and security. Fast-forward to the present. Virtually every Cabinet-level agency, including the Defense Department, isRead… Read more »
The use of high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructures at federal agencies is growing rapidly. To successfully adopt this technology, the public sector must understand the similarities and differences between HPC and traditional IT infrastructure.
ITaaS means running IT more like a business and improving IT production for business consumption. It’s the meeting place of the IT and business departments at agencies.
There’s no denying that cloud computing is transforming the way government agencies consume information, deliver services and carry out their unique missions. Over the past few years, agencies have gradually shifted from owning the hardware and software that support these functions to buying access to IT infrastructure and applications as a service. Early adopters ofRead… Read more »
Government chief information officers need to look to the hybrid IT model to transform how government operates, solving critical problems while meeting the requirements to satisfy both mission and budget.
Open source platforms improve cloud technology, help to end vendor lock-in and maximize efficiency.
Read about the creation of an intelligence community cloud that relies on open standards and open source software so agencies are free to rapidly share, integrate and innovate as needed.
Facilities management in government is nothing new. The U.S. government owned and managed buildings and assets well before Thomas Jefferson signed his name to the Declaration of Independence. However, today’s facilities managers have a resource that Jefferson and his fellow Founding Fathers could never have imagined: cloud computing. Imagine how much more efficient Jefferson couldRead… Read more »
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was just an information technology problem. In 2015 alone, eBay, LivingSocial, Adobe, Evernote, Home Depot and JPMorgan Chase joined the ever-growing list of companies facing major security breaches. And it’s not just about compromised data: The breaches also amount to millions, if not billions, of dollars in lost revenue,Read… Read more »
When we think of data breaches, we might picture a TV plotline on shows like “Quantico” or real-life examples like Edward Snowden – where someone intentionally exposes sensitive information. But the reality is that anyone in an agency, ranging from top-clearance levels down to an entry-level worker, can intentionally or accidentally misuse or leak criticalRead… Read more »
It’s not just inevitable, it’s already happening. Government is moving to the cloud. But migrating to the cloud can be an arduous process that can take months, even years to complete. And migrating is only the beginning of the cloud journey. Proper deployment and management are a continuous process. Fortunately, Metalogix has tools that canRead… Read more »
As an information technology (IT) professional, you spend significant time purchasing, managing, upgrading and administering IT services. Often, these responsibilities are time-consuming and pull you away from fulfilling the most important mission-critical objectives at your agency. That’s why many IT departments have looked to the cloud to transform their operations. An Oracle white paper reportsRead… Read more »
It’s undeniable that cloud computing has changed the way that government does business. With the cloud, agencies are now able to gain new efficiencies, quickly deploy IT services, and transform their operations. Everything from HR, financial reporting, and government transparency have benefited from cloud deployments. Along with considerations on the proper deployment model like hybrid,Read… Read more »
On all levels of government, public sector agencies are looking to the cloud to re-imagine their business processes and power new innovations. Through effective cloud deployment and management, organizations can reduce costs, deploy services with agility, and identify new ways to accomplish the complex missions of the public sector. With the cloud, organizations have gainedRead… Read more »
Conversations about cloud computing are a lot different today than they were four years ago. Back then, definitions for this new business model varied, and some people questioned if cloud solutions could ever be as secure as the government’s internal hosting environments. Additionally, agencies were coming to grips with the implications of infor- mation technology-as-a-serviceRead… Read more »
Cybersecurity is the hottest buzzword in government these days. But just because people are talking about it, doesn’t mean they actually know how to achieve it. In reality, many government organizations are struggling to secure their data from internal and external threats. Taken alone, cybersecurity is challenging. The speed of evolution and the consistency ofRead… Read more »
The expanding roles of “as-a-service” (aaS) and cloud computing in government agencies involve more than just the agency’s information technology department. Since it is a business strategy, more people realize that employing a cloud or services in a cloud can increase efficiency and collaboration, leading to improved performance and service delivery and reduced cost. TheRead… Read more »
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts, Aristotle said, long before the Digital Age was a possibility. And yet his observation applies today perhaps more than ever. The proliferation not only of technological devices, but also their capabilities and interconnection holds new levels of promise for improving the lives of people allRead… Read more »
Imagine a government in which IT systems connect citizens to services, data moves easily among agencies and public-sector employees, and information is truly open and accessible. A government with systems like these would better serve its citizens, be more efficient, and free agencies to focus more on agency mission. Information technology administrators are getting closeRead… Read more »
Today, cloud computing offers government the opportunity to re-imagine how services are delivered. But a word to the wise: not all cloud platforms are created equal. Cloud solutions depend on both solving the right organizational problems and selecting the right kind of cloud offering. By doing so, you can enable your agency to fundamentally changeRead… Read more »
This GovLoop and Oracle executive research brief provides you with the unique opportunity to learn how to reinvent your agency through cloud computing.