federal

October 26, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cybersecurity and the Federal Government – GovLoop’s Latest Guide Features Cisco

It seems like everyone is concerned about cybersecurity these days, but the stakes are especially high for the federal government. For good reason, as the public sector’s networks and data in question contain some of our nation’s most important and most sensitive information. But the technology landscape is constantly shifting, and it can be difficult […]

August 16, 2016

EDUCATION

Sowing the Seed for Future Data Scientists

For the second summer in a row, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Governance Lab (GovLab) put on camps for middle and high school students to teach them how to harness the power of open data and crowdsourcing to make important decisions in agriculture and food. The students came to USDA headquarters […]

August 9, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Don’t Risk IT: Cloud Solutions for Government Agencies

Cloud computing is one of today’s biggest technology trends. The promise of cloud is to bring the latest solutions to end users, continuously updated and patched at lower cost than those solutions could be delivered in house. For many government agencies, however, it can be a struggle to keep up with the rapid changes in […]

November 11, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Thank You to Our Veterans

Veterans, Thank you. Thank you for your service to our country. Thank you for the sacrifices you make for all of us. And thank you for our freedoms. With all of you, past and present, we have an amazing country in which to live, liberties many others do not experience, and the opportunities many others […]

June 26, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Network-Centric Warfare: How IoE is Transforming Defense

The power of the Internet of Everything (IoE) lies in connecting the unconnected, bringing together people, process, data and things to create new and exciting possibilities. These connections are already transforming the world today, from corporate business to local government. One area in particular that has been significantly transformed by connectivity over the years is […]

June 17, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Security Is a Top Priority for Feds and Should Be Moving Forward

It’s no secret that security is top priority for the federal government. It seems like every week we are hearing about a new threat, hack, or breach that has hit an agency. In just the past few weeks, we’ve heard about significant breaches that have resulted in both citizen and federal employee information being compromised. […]

May 13, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Feds Relationship with the Cloud: It’s Complicated

Cloud computing is not a new concept for federal IT managers. The idea of transitioning to the cloud has been discussed, evaluated, loved and scrutinized for several years. There has and continues to be tremendous excitement about the benefits cloud computing can offer federal agencies, including increased flexibility, scalability and cost-efficiency. However, concerns still remain […]

May 5, 2015

GOVERNMENT

IoE and Convergence: The Path toward Greater Efficiency and Improved Citizen Services

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, citizens and end-user government employees are reaping the benefits. Government is responding to the growing demand for increased e-services and faster access to data by aligning resources to more adequately support a fully connected world, or as we like to call it the Internet of Everything (IoE). The Difference […]

February 17, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Congratulations FCW Federal 100 Award Winners

Earlier this month, FCW announced the 2015 winners of its prestigious Federal 100 Awards. In its 26th year, the Fed 100 program has evolved to become one of the most recognizable achievements in the federal IT market. These awards honor individuals from government, industry and academia who have had a significant impact on how federal […]