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Governments face unique challenges in accomplishing complex missions – often with limited resources. That means that when it comes to tackling such missions, there are very few agencies in the public sector that can act alone. Through collaboration, information sharing and the removal of data silos, agencies can improve effectiveness and efficiency while achieving their… Read more »
Whether it’s business intelligence or data warehousing, the cloud allows organizations to shift away from managing their infrastructure to put more of their time and resources into their core missions.
Cloud computing has helped to usher in an unprecedented era of opportunity for innovation in government. One example is from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC BioSense 2.0 program is tasked to provide awareness for all health-related threats and support responses across state, local and federal government. The CDC wanted… Read more »
Moderator Trey Hodgkins (far left) and panelists from left to right: Richard Beutel, Kevin Cummins, Aaron Wasserman and Angela Styles. “Taxpayers deserve a government that harnesses technology to better serve the people.” I would be surprised if anyone disagreed with this profound statement from former Missouri governor Matt Blunt. Citizens expect their government to spend… Read more »
A recently released infographic from CloudCheckr (http://cloudcheckr.com/) sheds quite a bit of light on the importance of expert advice when an enterprise decides to deploy to the cloud. When AWS made Trusted Advisor free for the month of March, they took that opportunity to conduct an internal survey of their customers’ usage. CloudCheckr compared the… Read more »
Lately, Amazon has been catering to the high number of government customers that depend on the site. A respectable 1,800 government employees are regular Amazon visitors, and the site is committed to providing a stellar experience for civil servants. The majority of these visitors (1,500) are educational employees who are quickly adopting cloud computing. Thus… Read more »
Here are the top new stories of the day. The follow up to Angry Birds (Bad Piggies) – is on its way out soon. Rovio will launch the game September 27th (probably to great acclaim). I would expect that a huge number of people will purchase this game. Via Engadget, more here. An analysis of… Read more »
Glacier is here to make your data storage worries a thing of the past Here is today’s top tech news. It’s a happy day for all you Android hackers out there, AOKP has released their first (official) code for Jelly Bean – while there have been “nightlies” for a while, the first release is the… Read more »