Selecting and Sustaining IT Investments in Government: A Guide to Effective Strategies

Why does IT procurement in government have to take so long and be so hard? How can we be confident that we’re making the right IT investments, especially for the long term? And which of today’s IT strategies will best position our government for the future? These are fundamental questions asked by government CIOs and the stakeholders who hold them accountable for IT investments and deployments. They reflect the challenges inherent in government IT, including large and complex projects, lengthy and rule-driven purchasing processes, and unique measures of value compared to the private sector. This how-to guide will help CIOs, IT managers and other technical executives within all levels of government formulate answers to these fundamental questions. Broken into four strategies for better government IT investments, this guide will also highlight new ways of planning and managing IT projects so they are simpler and faster to procure, deliver the desired value when implemented and position government for a future of continual technology change.


Best Practice Guide for Cloud and As-A-Service Procurements

While technology service options for government continue to evolve, procurement processes and policies have remained firmly rooted in practices that are no longer effective. This guide, built upon the collaborative work of state and local government and industry executives, outlines and explains the changes needed for more flexible and agile procurement processes.

SonicWALL Security as a Service

SonicWall, a trusted security partner for the past 25 years, portfolio has ranged from network security to access security to email security, which enables organizations and agencies to accelerate and grow. SonicWall provides you with the same level of network security that NASA demands!

PIV-I: The Best Solution for Federal Contractors

In response to the unprecedented level of cyber attacks aimed at compromising government IT infrastructure,. SureID Certified PIV-I with multifactor authentication can help federal contractors achieve NIST SP 800-171 compliance.

When a Comment Becomes a Crisis: What to Do When Going Viral Happens to You

Download this case study to learn how Skagit County used a social media archiving service to automatically capture and monitor all social media communications during a challenging situation.

The Next Generation of Content Management

Download this case study to learn how Skagit County leveraged ECM technology to streamline processes, increase transparency and improve services.

An Innovative Approach to Modernizing Radio Network Infrastructure

Download this case study to learn more about Fairfax County’s journey to a more streamlined, cost-effective approach to communication.

Why More Data is Heading to the Cloud

Read this paper to take a closer look at why some government agencies are moving more data to the cloud.

Network Convergence: The Right Path for Modernization

Download this paper to learn how your agency can benefit from network modernization.

Why Convergence is Critical to Modernize Government Networks

Download this infographic to learn where government stands in terms of network modernization.

Are You Ready for Analytics?

Download this paper to learn about the strategic factors behind any successful analytics effort and how your jurisdiction can better prepare for an analytics program.