Posts Tagged: microsoft2012

5 Lessons Learned for Mobile Adoption for 2012

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, while looking forward to the year 2013. Follow along here by viewing GovLoop’s Year… Read more »

Has Cloud Adoption Transformed Government IT?

Transforming IT in government involves strategic investments and assessing current opportunities. Microsoft states in a recent report, Cloud First: Federal IT Reform, “A number of agencies are sitting on undiscovered treasure in the form of underutilized software and services for support and training. For government IT, navigating budget cuts in this economy may actually present… Read more »

Windows 8 to Offer Improvements for Government Users

Microsoft is set to release Windows 8 this fall. Michele Bedford Thistle, Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector, took some time to share why she is excited about the release and how new features will provide an improved experience for government users. In her post she identifies three core features of Windows 8 for government customers…. Read more »

Windows XP Support Ending in 2014: Will You Be Ready?

This is the third post highlighting findings from the Quest Software report, Taking a New Approach to Application Compatibility in Windows 7 Migrations: New Solutions Ensure Application Compatibility During Operating System Upgrades. The report provides valuable insights for IT administrators. You can view my first blog post here and second here. The report provides some… Read more »

Top 5 Skills Needed to Advance Your Career

With the Baby Boomers exiting the workforce, the next generation of the workforce is preparing to take on more leadership roles. Entering leadership roles means new responsibilities will emerge for employees. I’ve identified five core skills needed for future leaders, and skills that will be needed to advance your career. I’ve listed my five skills… Read more »

Learn Best Practices, Tips & Tricks at the Free Microsoft Virtual Summit

Register Today for the Free Microsoft Virtual Summit Over the last few months, the GovLoop community has had some great posts on innovation in government. Now is the time for innovation in government – with increasing budgetary constrains, growing fiscal austerity and the prospects of deep budget cuts, the public sector is called to find… Read more »