Posts Tagged: publicsafety

Government SaaS, Not Your Typical SaaS

In the mobile consumer and perhaps even the enterprise world, there is no doubt that software-as-a-service (SaaS) is here to stay. On a daily basis, there are new and wonderful SaaS products and providers popping up with the likes of the 500 pound guerrillas such as Google,Microsoft and Facebook; everyone is looking to get in… Read more »

With Support of XP Sunsetting, The Push Should be Enterprise Tablet Adoption

April 8th, 2014, will mark the end of an era, and, for some, the beginning of something new. On this date, Microsoft will be ending its support of Windows XP, as well as Office 2003. This is a scheduled termination, and it means that businesses using XP will need to migrate to a modern, fully-supported… Read more »

Privacy and Security Implications of Geo-Location Social Media Tools

Originally posted at http://www.thehomelandsecurityblog.com/2010/11/12/privacy-and-security-implications-of-geo-location-social-media-tools/ Privacy and Security Implications of Geo-Location Social Media Tools 2010 November 12 tags: Facebook, fbplaces, Foursquare, geolocation, geotagging, internet privacy, internet security, privacy, security, Social Media by Sara Cohen Geo-location applications and technologies are quickly becoming the latest phenomenon in social media and information-sharing, due to the ease and speed with… Read more »

Technology and silos

Silos are a perennial problem in any large organization. There is a commercial I’m hearing a lot right now that talks about overcoming the disconnect between technical and acquisition personnel. This is only one example of a silo. In many organizations, people literally never see anyone who is a member of another function of that… Read more »

Multifunctional employees

In the current economic climate, there is increasing pressure upon government to find ways to tighten their belt. A favorite target is public safety, which has been portrayed in the media as having a lot of free time. Since convincing elected officials that much of that so-called free time is often taken up in ongoing… Read more »