The existing government process wants long-term solutions to be predictable and written in stone. Unfortunately, reality demands that the government process be responsive to ever-changing needs.
Posts Tagged: SAAS
Is your organization ready to make the jump and modernize but you are not quite sure how to go about it? Get some advice from service providers and govies who have already gone through modernization to learn how you can prepare for the digital future.
This post is an excerpt from our recent report, "Software as a Service: The Key to Modernizing Government." To download the full report, click here. The report is part of a three-part series, where GovLoop will highlight the power of the Oracle cloud and explore how Oracle is helping government agencies transform the way they deliver services.... Read more »
If you’ve ever wanted to build a house, you know there’s a lot to consider: location, design, features, and costs. We don’t really focus on the tools needed to make it happen — that’s for the construction company to figure out. Over the past 20 years of working on government tech projects, I’ve noticed that... Read more »
When it comes to cloud systems, government agencies tend to be more risk averse than those in the private sector. The move to the cloud can be especially difficult for less adaptable staffs. Fortunately, there are many great examples of agencies in government taking the risk to migrate to cloud services. At the conclusion of... Read more »
Over the past few years, cloud computing has become an increasingly popular technology for businesses around the world because of its ease of access from remote locations - removing the need for locally installed software. Cloud computing and SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) tools can be great solutions for local and state-level governments with limited resources, since most... Read more »
In last week's Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Special Report, President Obama was asked what he has learned from the Healthcare.gov experience. In his response, he focused squarely on federal procurement problems, and particularly on the feds struggle in procuring IT, by stating, “[the] way the federal government does procurement and does IT is just... Read more »
by Skip Liesegang, Vice President, Partners, Programs, and Alliances. What is going to have real impact on your future channel success? Here are a few things I’m seeing that could impact the Channel particularly in the public sector markets: Will the continued movement to Software as a Service (SaaS) or subscription based services affect your... Read more »
RationalPlan Project Management Software version 4.3 is ready for the public. Current version offers easier printing capabilities, more reports, better integrations with Microsoft Project and last but not least automatic email notifications within the Server system. RationalPlan is a project management solution that puts the accent on productivity, ease of use and fast learning. It... Read more »
With federal agencies facing a September 10 deadline to report on the details of their cloud computing initiatives, the Office of Management and Budget is increasing pressure to transition appropriate services to less expensive cloud alternatives. Budgetary realities combined with the successes experienced by other agencies, such as with cloud-based invoice managementsoftware for e-procurement, have... Read more »