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Disruptive Technologies that will Affect the Government Sector
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The private sector is already deploying cutting-edge technologies, but the public sector is still struggling to implement to seemingly straightforward issues. Today, the government is running ahead to support the technology that drives the next...

Improving Government Services
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Bill Portelli, CEO & Chairman, Collabnet

For government agencies, providing improved public service increasingly centers on the use of technology and software. Today’s citizens increasingly expect the same type of ease-of-use, access and automation via web, mobile, and cloud-based...

The Next Step is Open Source
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Jim Hall, CIO, Ramsey County

Governments at all levels are moving to embrace open data, where governments share public data proactively with citizens. Open data can be used, reused, mixed, and shared by anyone. For example, The US Government has an open data portal that...

The Transformation of Public Sector IT
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Jonathan Behnke, CIO, City of San Diego

Public sector IT is undergoing a major transformation away from the traditional model of delivering no-frill services on legacy technologies. While private sector technology is focused on driving profits and competitive advantages, the public...

HPO Tech
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Mark Lindquist, WA Prosecuting Attorney, Pierce County

He began his criminal career with a burglary in 2000. Before he turned 40, he racked up 16 felony convictions. Though he was versatile–stealing cars, committing identify theft and dabbling in drugs–burglary remained his crime of...

The Risk Game in Cloud-based Services
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Jim Hall, CIO, Ramsey County (Minn.)

Before I came to local government, I worked in higher education for seventeen years. Now as CIO at Ramsey County (Minn.) I apply the lessons I learned in academia to our work in government. One thing you need to know about higher education is...

IT Transformation at EPA
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Ann Dunkin, CIO, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The government is full of smart, talented people who have chosen to forego the potential financial rewards of the private sector because they believe deeply in public service andthe mission of their agency. We often criticize government employees...

The Transformation of Public Sector IT
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Jonathan Behnke, CIO, City of San Diego

Public sector IT is undergoing a major transformation away from the traditional model of delivering no-frill services on legacy technologies. While private sector technology is focused on driving profits and competitive advantages, the public...

Using Data in the Public Sector
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Stephen Elkins, CIO, City of Austin

The City of Austin and the rest of Texas was inundated with unprecedented rain this past spring. The flooding experienced during Memorial Day was extraordinary, with several feet of rain falling that weekend. This was not the first time...

Seagate Opens New Business to Serve Government's Storage and Data Management Needs
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FREMONT, CA: To assist the growing storage demands of the government agencies, Seagate Technology has come up with a new US-based business unit that focus on federal government’s Big Data, high performance computing (HPC) and security...

GovDelivery to Bring Open Source Solutions to Government
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ST. PAUL, MN: GovDelivery, cloud-based digital communication solution for government has announced that it has acquired NuCivic, a provider of open source and cloud-based solutions built on Drupal for government. Drupal, an open source content...

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