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Importance of User Authentication with Cloud Services
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George Khalil, CIO, City of Riverside

What are some of the recent trends and challenges in the cloud computing landscape? The most prominent challenge in cloud computing is the integration with user identity. Today, the proliferation of cloud has led to increased cloud-based...

From On-Premise to Cloud - Lessons Learned at Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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Michael C. Brown, CIO, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Snug and secure after almost a decade in our data center environment, the IT team at Immigration and Customs Enforcement was asked to vacate the data center as part of a Department of Homeland Security cost reduction effort. We were given...

Roundup of Cloud Computing Forecasts
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FREMONT, CA: Cloud computing platforms are proliferating across enterprises serving as the IT infrastructure driving new digital business. Enhanced automation and agility, need for delivering improved customer experience, increased cost savings...

Container Security Services Driving the IT Efficiency
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Current IT companies are constantly advancing to transform approaches for software development to deliver fast software. As a result, container technology is a favored way to package and deploy software. The arrival on the market of a number of...

Restoration through Technologies
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Vern Boyle, VP for Cyber and Advanced Processing, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

The Relevance of Non-Kinetic Technologies The United States has enjoyed a position of military dominance for decades. This dominant position has deterred nuclear threats, defeated terrorists, and protected the homeland with a breadth and depth...

These Five Innovations are Changing How you will Secure your Digital Operations
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Andrew Kling, Director of Cybersecurity and Software Practices, Process Automation Business, Schneider Electric

Today, there is more technology-driven possibility at our fingertips than ever before. Within the manufacturing industry, the industrial internet of things (IIoT) and digital tools like artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality are being...

Welcome to the Dark Side of the Moon
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John C. Martin, CIO, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Wikipedia says: “The “dark side of the Moon” does not refer to “dark” as in the absence of light, but rather “dark” as in unknown .” That is kind of what the public sector was to me before...

Intelligent Utilization of Traditional Data
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Sherry Schoonover, Deputy Director of IT and Chief Software Officer, City Of Topeka

In an era characterized by virtualization and new cutting-edge technologies, its quintessential to empower governmental agencies with the best tools available currently. Amalgamation of trending applications with legacy government procedures is...

Does the Enterprise Data Warehouse Still Have a Role?
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David Elges, CIO, DC Government

The real value of a decision-making environment is not in the creation of reports or simple multi-dimensional analytics. It is in the use of all forms of data for more sophisticated forms of analysis (diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive...

How to Succeed in Enterprise IT for DoD
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John Zangardi, CIO, United States Department of Defense

As the Acting DoD CIO, I am the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology and Information Assurance as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation,...

Reorganizing an Information Technology Department for the Challenges Ahead
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Randy J. Cress, CIO, Rowan County Information Technology

Rowan County Information Technology (IT) is a local county government department in Salisbury, North Carolina with a staff of 12 including the CIO. Our IT department serves 22 unique county departments from Animal Services, Parks & Recreation,...

Restructuring Government Infrastructure
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Jako van Blerk, CIO, Macomb County Government

Mission at Hand Given the presence of numerous departments entrusted with diverse responsibilities, it is quite challenging for governments to abruptly change their way of doing business. In fact, transforming processes in the government...

Riverside County IT Consolidation
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Steve Reneker, CIO, County of Riverside

With the great recession hit government over the past decade, many cities and counties have recovered, yet due to recently implemented pension reforms, many will not recover for the next 3-5 years. Up until this economic collapse, government was...

The Need to be Strategically Digital
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Dan Ryan, CIO, City of Battle Creek, Michigan

No matter where we turn as a public or private sector CIO, we are inundated with prose proclaiming our need to be a digital business. Disrupt or be disrupted! Look for the intersection of the digital world with the physical world, but be aware...

Centralized-vs-Decentralized IT - Is there a Middle Ground?
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Ed Toner, CIO, State of Nebraska

Organizational Options State CIO’s are obligated to provide IT services in a cost effective and efficient manner. This was made clear to me during my appointment process as CIO of Nebraska. With that goal in mind I began research on...

General Dynamics Announces the Authorization of FedRAMP for Its Cloud Computing
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FAIRFAX, VA: General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a provider of cloud computing and virtualization support, announces the authorization of Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for its “GDIT Cloud”. The...

Flash Changes Everything, Some Things
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Dale Wickizer, CTO, NetApp U.S. Public Sector

Government agencies almost by definition are at the forefront of the big data challenges facing all large enterprises. How to access large amounts of data, make sense of it and act on it in a timely manner in dynamic environments is as much as an...

Mobility: The Major Driver to Impact Strategic Agenda
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Robert E Day, CIO, Coast Guard

Elevating IT’s Relationship with Business A perfect example of where an IT centric strategy has resulted in an overall business transformation is the Coast Guard Centralized Service Desk (CSD). I consolidated nine regional IT system help...

Virtustream Receives Nod to Provide Cloud Services for Federal Authorities
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WASHINGTON, D.C: Virtustream, a cloud services and software provider, received Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from Joint Authorization Board from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) to offer cloud services to...

Skyport Systems and Carahsoft to Provide Shielded System Architecture for Government IT Assets
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Skyport Systems administrator of hyper secured infrastructure to secure the critical information of organization by default has signed accord with Carahsoft Technology, a government IT solution provider. SkySecure is a trademark...