State Local Government

October 25, 2013


Public Safety Blog Series-Connecting the Unconnected in Public Safety Response

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next technology transition where devices will allow us to sense and control the physical world by making objects smarter and connecting them through an intelligent network.   IoT is about connecting the unconnected.  Here are three recent stories sharing insights of how IoT technologies are transforming public safety […]

June 25, 2013


Government Roundtable at Cisco Live!

Tomorrow at Cisco Live!, I will be moderating a roundtable discussion featuring four government thought-leaders: Matt Benefiel from the Ninth Circuit Court Florida Rob Fields from the Florida Department of Highway Safety Jorge Pazos from the City of Melrose, Massachusetts; and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Darrin Gibson from the Alabama National Guard During the roundtable, […]

June 4, 2013


Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series Final Blog, The Cloud Intelligent Network in Local Government and the Seri …

By Brenda Germundson and Stacey Cannon In wrapping up the series, we wanted to show you a specific example of how a cloud solution can be used in local government. The example in the video below will walk you through a local government scenario and demonstrate how cloud capabilities can enable agencies to improve agility and performance, […]

May 7, 2013


Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Government Cloud in India

Increasing population and growing citizen expectations, all in the shadow of budget constraints, are causing government agencies around the world to look to the cloud to help enable them to do more with less. Cloud solutions for government not only help enable a more streamlined, productive workforce, but they empower government agencies to meet rising citizen […]

May 2, 2013


Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Local Government Success in the Cloud

By Brenda Germundson and Kerry Best Can local governments improve the overall citizen experience, and at the same time increase workforce productivity? Yes, and cities are doing it now. Providing on-demand access to innovative services, whenever and wherever, opens up a whole new world to local government. “We had a hard time meeting constituent and […]