Posts Tagged: reports

A Brief History of the Joint Information Environment

The Joint Information Environment (JIE) is an unbelievably ambitious yet necessary DoD initiative. Earlier, we shared a few statistics about the size and scale of the department’s IT shop, but here’s some additional context: DoD hosts more than 6,000 locations, supports 40 agencies and manages about 3.7 million people with cyber identity credentials. If those statistics… Read more »

What Does it Mean to Be Secure?

The following blog post is an excerpt from a recent GovLoop guide: Your Cybersecurity Crash Course. We solicited the GovLoop community to learn their top cyber challenges and the report, we answer 12 of their most pressing cyber questions.   Maintaining and protecting valuable assets are two of government’s most important tasks. Your agency may very well hold crucial… Read more »

New Report: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants

Released by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, “The Persistence of Innovation in Government: A Guide for Innovative Public Servants,” mines data from the 28-year history of the Harvard University’s Kennedy School’s Innovations in American Government Awards (HKS Awards). The report author, University of Toronto Professor Dr. Sandy Borins, seeks to discern how… Read more »

Looking Forward and Looking Back – New Year News from The Center for the Business Government

This article was originally posted by Dan Chenok on the IBM Center for the Business of Government Blog. The IBM Center for The Business of Government had the privilege of publishing a wide variety of reports about key public sector challenges in 2013, from some of the Nation’s leading thinkers on government management. As 2014… Read more »

RationalPlan 4.5 – Improved Reporting And Data Export

Stand By Soft is pleased to announce the release of version 4.5 for its project management suite RationalPlan. Current version offers better reporting capabilities, more data exports to .xls files, enhanced notification settings and much more. RationalPlan is a project management solution that puts the accent on productivity, ease of use and fast learning. It… Read more »

Looking for Knowledge? Here’s Your GovLoop Research Digest

Happy Monday, GovLoop! First off, thanks for all you do in government, the innovative work you’re all doing to improve our communities, especially in a time of such uncertainty and the difficult challenges you must overcome daily. Yet, even though times are tough – it’s inspiring at GovLoop to hear all the great stories of… Read more »

IBM Center Funds Nine New Research Projects

This article was originally posted by Dan Chenok at the IBM Center for the Business of Government Blog. Since the creation of the IBM Center for The Business of Government more than 15 years ago, we have sought to help public sector executives and managers address real-world problems by sponsoring independent, third-party research from top… Read more »

Big Data Insights from Indiana CIO: Paul Baltzell

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Paul Baltzell, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Indiana. Baltzell and I talked through some of the challenges and lessons learned while implementing a big data initiative at the state level. Like most public sector entities, the State of Indiana has just started to explore big data opportunities…. Read more »

Harris County Shooting Puts iWatch In the News

Teamwork between different law enforcement agencies is one of the key concepts to keep children safe. This was perhaps the most discussed topic at a town hall meeting held by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office last night. By Lilia Bonilla The meeting was held at the North Campus of San Jacinto Community College. Representatives from… Read more »