Communication You Can Count On

One doesn’t have to look past the latest newspaper headline to know how critical the role of emergency responders is to the protection and safety of our communities. However, challenges, mainly when it comes to communication, often stand in the way of first responders performing their jobs effectively. Government Technology spoke with Scot Smith, industry solutions manager/engineer at Sprint, about how Sprint’s innovative layered approach to communications is providing emergency response agencies with more than just interoperability — and completely revolutionizing the way first responders collaborate and serve the public.

Why All-Flash Storage is the Next Step for Government Data Centers

Government data is rapidly increasing, but agencies can't just build more data centers to house this data. For a more effective and efficient solution, government leaders can turn to all-flash storage. Read this Q&A with Pure Storage State and Local Government Director Melanie Stevens to learn more.

The Value of Smarter Public Safety & Security

By developing key competencies, agencies can create a safe, more desirable environment for citizens. Smarter public safety capabilities include: access to relevant data, integrated and trusted information, operational insight, proactive planning, unified threat assessment and response.

Frost & Sullivan: Smart City as a Service

Read this report from Frost & Sullivan to learn how forward-looking organizations are realizing powerful analytic capabilities without committing to large capital expenditures, by obtaining analytics as a cloud-delivered service.

Optimizing the Hybrid Cloud for State and Local Government

Government is increasingly migrating to the hybrid cloud - 41 percent of surveyed leaders said hybrid was the best choice for their agency. Hybrid combines the best of the private and public cloud options, but it still has its challenges. Governments must be strategic in order to reap the biggest rewards from hybrid cloud. Read this issue brief to find out how.

Achieve a Smarter Technology Portfolio

Are you struggling to determine which technology projects and objectives best align with your agency's strategic plan? Learn how to develop your resource and budget allocation scenarios to achieve a more intelligent portfolio.

Optimizing the Hybrid Cloud

Government leaders are increasingly drawn to the hybrid cloud. It combines the best of both private and public clouds, enabling public sector agencies to reap maximum cost efficiency, scalability and flexibility. But hybrid cloud does have a few hurdles to overcome. Check out this infographic to see how best to address these challenges and optimize the hybrid cloud.

E-Signatures for Government Contracting

Government has achieved impressive examples of savings and efficiencies by going digital with e-contracting processes. However, many procurement processes are still executed on paper. All levels of government need to be able to exchange, negotiate and sign contracts without the costs and inefficiencies of paper. This eBook explains how.

GovTech Social Webcast: Content Moderation Guide

Content moderation is one of the most difficult aspects of managing public sector social media accounts. It's vital to have a process that enables you to properly respond to controversial content to mitigate any potential liability. This content moderation guide provides three tactics to effectively moderate content and an easy-to-adopt moderation framework created by Wake County, NC.

Whitepaper: Key Issues in Healthcare Compliance and Cost Containment

Managing healthcare compliance in the current regulatory environment is a legal and technical minefield that can be extraordinarily expensive and difficult to manage. From Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, to outdated applications, to EMR disaster recovery mandates, to the specific compliance steps related to managing of medical image archives.

Whitepaper: Deciding on a Mix of Public and Private Clouds

Enterprise IT departments now manage a vast, complex array of on-premise, private cloud, and public cloud infrastructure. The question is no longer whether or not the cloud is capable of hosting enterprise-scale applications, but which applications are best suited to each environment and how to unify and integrate the overall IT architecture. To understand the considerations for private, public or hybrid cloud, read our Deciding on a Mix of Public and Private Clouds Whitepaper.
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