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Posts Tagged: modernization
Are you just starting out with digital communications, moving paper bulletins to emails? Or have you been running paperless and automated end-to-end agenda management for years?
Technology is evolving quickly, and a lot of agencies are trying to keep up by adopting more online services. However, most government fieldworkers use paper-based processes to collect data during inspections. A recent GovLoop online training discussed how agencies can employ digital platforms and improve mobile capabilities to increase efficiency for fieldworkers.
Maintaining outdated government IT systems is costly, less secure and less user-friendly. Our recent course explores modernization in greater detail.
We are experiencing a shift of thinking and how we do business in government. Public servants are intrapreneurs rather than “lazy” government workers.
What do we mean by IT modernization? Technically, IT modernization is the continuous evolution of an organization’s application and infrastructure software, with the goal of aligning IT with the organization’s ever-shifting business strategies. For government agencies, that means continuously improving your IT infrastructure, while aligning IT with business strategies and supporting your mission. Lots ofRead… Read more »
At GovLoop’s Gov Trends Virtual Summit, we heard from Nadav Benbarak, Director of Industry Solutions at Okta, and John Harrington, CSRA’s Chief Architect supporting the Office of the CIO. They explained how identity and access management (IAM) can play a central role in every technology strategy agencies must embrace to modernize.
While government has been focused largely on big data and structured data sets, the more than 85 percent of unstructured data and the impact it has on the operations of government has largely been ignored. From serving citizens, to mission readiness, to day-to-day operations, being able to effectively find and manage content for use in… Read more »
A user-focused modernization project not only ensures that new technologies meet stakeholder needs; it also illuminates a new tactic for increasing security. By using the identity of individual users – whether employees, citizens or other agencies – organizations can adopt new technologies that transcend the traditional perimeters of data centers.
A lean and mean Department of Defense doesn’t mean anything if we don’t have the technologies and the capabilities required.