Posts Tagged: Cisco

State/Local Government Innovators- Virtual IT Forum

In local government, leaders are focused on two main things- saving money and engaging citizens. Although that is always the main focus, it is easier said than done. So how do you actually do this? Innovation. Innovative technology is enabling government leaders to make more strategic, data-driven decisions and work smarter, not harder, even withRead… Read more »

BYOD in Review for 2012 – Managing The Mobile Workforce

Throughout the month of December, GovLoop has been reviewing the year in government technology – everything from BYOD to social media, I’ve been working to highlight some case studies, best practices and try and condense the year down into one post on the most critical topics for 2012, while looking forward to the year 2013.Read… Read more »

Looking for BYOD Help? Here are 5 Sample Policies for Public Sector BYOD Initiatives

Story Highlights GovLoop partners with Cisco to develop recent report, Exploring Bring Your Own Device in the Public Sector Learn more from BYOD Expert, David Graziano BYOD is already happening – agencies need to be prepared with sound policy. Bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives have been popping up all year long. There are countlessRead… Read more »

Improving Data Center Fitness

The mandate has been set- consolidate at least 1200 government data centers by the end of 2015. With this, government organizations are tasked with driving data center efficiency, consolidation, and if possible, shifting workloads to the cloud. We know data center consolidation can reduce costs, improve operational efficiency and provide more flexibility across your agency,Read… Read more »

Expert Insights: David Graziano of Cisco Talks BYOD

Post Highlights GovLoop releases new report: Exploring BYOD in the Public Sector Report highlights best practices,challenges and case studies for public sector professionals interested in BYOD – Find the entire report here. Below is an expert interview with David Graziano of Cisco This post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent report, Exploring Bring Your OwnRead… Read more »

Cisco Unveils New Security System at Republican National Convention

A recent press release from Cisco, Interoperable Public Safety Broadband Network Deployed at the Republican National Convention, highlights some remarkable advances in security and multi-vendor collaboration. The press release, from September 17, states: “A consortium comprised of Cisco, Raytheon, Nokia Siemens Networks, Reality Mobile and Amdocs successfully deployed the nation’s first demonstrated multi-vendor interoperable PublicRead… Read more »

Lessons Learned from the UK: Kent Police Department

Cisco recently shared a report about the Kent Police Department in the United Kingdom. The case study shows the power and importance of improved communication for police departments, and highlights the benefits of improved communication initiatives. The case study was interesting to read through, and to consider some lessons learned that we could apply hereRead… Read more »

11 Benefits for Desktop Virtualization for the Public Sector

Desktop virtualization is an increasingly important technology for the public sector. As agencies face restrictive budgets, uncertain funding, demands for bring-your-own-device strategies and pressures to collaborate over a dispersed workforce, desktop virtualization allows agencies to provide a simple, cost-effective and secure way for employees to access applications and resources needed to perform their job functionRead… Read more »

Information Access: Anywhere, Any Device Workshop

To stay productive and accelerate initiatives, today’s federal workers need access to information from multiple connected devices across multiple locations. However, in the era of trying to do more with less, it can be challenging to do this. “How can I access work related information from my phone, tablet, laptop etc” is a question weRead… Read more »

Join Our Research Study: Exploring Bring Your Own Device In Government

Please take a moment to participate in our online survey exploring bring your own device in government, survey link can be found here. Thank you! I’m conducting a research study, “Exploring Bring Your Own Device in Government.” Our study hopes to understand current trends with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives, identify best practices andRead… Read more »