Posts Tagged: insight

Bridging the Gap – Government Agencies and the Average Joe

The Open Government Initiative set forth by the Obama Administration in 2009 requires Federal agencies to take immediate steps to achieve milestones in transparency, participation, and citizen collaboration. Most Federal, state, and local organizations have jumped on the social media bandwagon as a tool for communicating with citizens and making their agency’s goals transparent. However,… Read more »

M2M News: Sprint M2M to Boost Utility Industry Operations; Make Systems Smarter

With rising demand for energy and natural resources, machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions give utilities a powerful emerging tool for managing demand and promoting sustainability. To this end, Sprint is fast tracking M2M to the marketplace, collaborating with innovative companies that specialize in enhancing reliability, optimizing service delivery and improving efficiency. Sprint has announced agreements with Itron,… Read more »

Sprint M2M to Boost Utility Industry Operations; Make Systems Smarter

Press Release Jan. 19, 2012, 9:00 a.m. EST Sprint M2M to Boost Utility Industry Operations; Make Systems Smarter Itron, Lanner, Power Insight and Silver Spring offer Sprint connectivity to utilities for automated monitoring and data collection http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sprint-m2m-to-boost-utility-industry-operations-make-systems-smarter-2012-01-19 OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electric and water utilities are changing the way they… Read more »

Debt Ceiling Strategy: Use ECM to Trim Your Agency

Agencies that implement an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system are typically losers-but in a good way! The whole reason to implement an ECM system is to lose the waste while gaining efficiency. Below are five things you can kiss goodbye when your ECM system comes online: Wasting Time: How much time does your current process… Read more »

Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Government

I had the opportunity recently to take Dream Talk Radio to Silicon Valley, for a very interesting conversation and multi-media event about e-government. E-government is the idea that advances in technology and information processing can be applied to help local, state, and national agencies be more efficient, responsive, and effective in the process of governing…. Read more »

Time-Saver Outreach Invitation for OSDBU specialists!

Hi! Want a painless, genuinely enjoyable way to add to your small business outreach? Especially if you want to reach more SDVOB’s? Let me help. I’m Judy Bradt, host of the American Small Business Coalition’s Business Over Breakfast… I’d love to see you there — it’s just 90 minutes of pure networking and a great… Read more »