Posts Tagged: Technologies

Federal Cybersecurity Trends in 2014

2013 proved to be an eye-opening year when it came to cybersecurity. The NSA data breach shined a light on how virtually any organization is vulnerable to insider threats, and that achieving cybersecurity goals can be highly challenging. Next year, the rise of mobile device consumerization will continue to provide both security challenges and opportunities…. Read more »

GSA Seeks Feedback, Data on Green Building Standards

The General Services Administration is seeking information on new building technologies for a Public Buildings Service initiative aimed at building more environmentally-friendly federal buildings. A GSA request for information posted Monday asks private businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and other interested parties to submit building technologies data for the agency’s Green Proving Ground program. Under… Read more »

How will you avoid the FDCCI Squeeze?

More than halfway to the 2015 FDCCI deadline, agencies are facing major consolidation challenges – uncertainty about their ability to meet the deadline, finding budget for consolidation, and shutting down or consolidating applications. Without mission owner support, consolidation stalls and agencies miss out on opportunities to save money, boost efficiencies, and free up dollars that… Read more »

Technology Lessens the Burden of the Federal Retirement Tsunami

Originally posted on TechSource by Dan Klanderman We’ve seen it coming for years, and in fact, planned on this disruption to the federal workforce. Yet, the federal retirement tsunami is still causing a disturbance in federal agencies, as a large population of federal employees reach retirement age concurrently. Nearly 9,000 retirement claims were filed in… Read more »

Celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Cyber security is a hot topic among the private and public sector, especially as the consumerization of IT continues to grow as a trend and business tool. And although the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 failed to become a law, the need for strong cyber security measures, particularly within the federal government, has not diminished. If… Read more »

Content Management Strategies for the #Social, #Mobile and #Cloud Era

Five-hour course to inspire IT professionals, information strategists and process owners with new approaches, best practices and success stories Our Boot Camp seminar series, “5 Steps to Victory over Manual Processes,” will be held in seven cities — Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Minnetonka, Minn. — from October 2 to October… Read more »

New Energy Forum Brings Together Top Roster of Presenters For One Day in D.C. on June 21, 2012

The WGES DC takes place on June 21, 2012 at the Washington Post Conference Center. The attendees will meet a Veteran Actor of 85 Films, a Scientific Leader of Energy & Environment, Officers Leading some of the Largest Contracts in the World, Representative from the Pentagon, learn about the Hydrogen Superhighway project, innovative energy saving… Read more »

One of the Hottest Tickets in Washington DC – World Green Energy Symposium, June 21, 2012

The nation’s capital will play host to the world’s top sustainable energy experts from both the public and the private sector who will provide information on policies, case studies, innovative products, contracting and funding opportunities. The economic opportunities and the power of new energy will be unveiled in Washington, DC on June 21st at the… Read more »

Market Connections and AOL Government Study Shows that Feds See Great Potential in Mobility but Warn of Inadequate Investment

Market Connections and AOL Government just released a report that shows how federal managers see a significant potential for mobile technologies to improve productivity and saving taxpayer dollars. However, respondents to the study expressed concerns that current investments are inadequate to achieve much of that potential. The findings were based on an extensive survey commissioned… Read more »

Lax Policies Keep Cyber Security Issues at Forefront

Originally Authored by Prem Iyer Posted to GovWinand Iron Bow TechSourceblogs In an earlier post, Preparing for the Fight, I discussed that most agencies are ill-prepared when it comes to protecting their assets against the latest cyber threats. This point was validated last month when the Government Accountability Office (GAO), as part of the Federal… Read more »