Big government IT is broken and (slowly) dying. Too many projects cost too much and don’t actually deliver for the American people. In the face of greater budgetary pressure and higher citizen expectations, government buyers, program staff, and IT managers must change their approach.
Posts Tagged: government IT
With more than 20 billion devices predicted to be connected by the year 2020, managing a seamless and secure IT enterprise will be no small feat in the federal government’s increasingly complex environment.
What do you see in your office every day that makes you want to hit your head against the wall? What technology should exist in your office?
Five items for the next administration to consider in modernizing government technology.
Three questions to help you decide if the benefits of information sharing outweigh the costs for your business.
Last month at the Federal Forum in Washington, D.C., I joined Brocade’s industry partners and the government’s leading IT decision makers to discuss how new, exciting technologies are changing the way our government serves the American citizenry, enables warfighters and meets the demands of a growing list of stakeholders. We heard from an impressive groupRead… Read more »
Agencies today are being asked to do a lot with their data. With information generated by new sources – from social media outlets to mobile devices – agencies must store, monitor, organize, access, and, most importantly, make sense of data in a way that allows them to best serve the American citizenry. The data centerRead… Read more »
Nowadays, everyone has an opinion about federal information technology — how projects should be managed and whether chief information officers have adequate authority to do their jobs. The truth is that all CIOs are not empowered equally. Many argue the culprit is not the nearly 20-year-old law that created the position but rather inconsistent implementationRead… Read more »
Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reveals the latest cutting-edge devices and gadgets poised to disrupt the consumer tech space. In 2015, it was evident that this would be the year of Bluetooth-enabled everything — wearables, smart watches, necklaces and toothbrushes – all becoming network endpoints, gathering and transmitting large volumes of data. ThisRead… Read more »
What is the New IP? If you’ve been following my series on Federal Insights, you may know that the New IP is an emerging networking foundation for innovation based on open standards, and a software-defined, highly dynamic and user-centric infrastructure. As we enter a cloud and mobile driven era, IT infrastructure must be modernized toRead… Read more »