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.


M-Trends: The One Threat Report You Need to Read

Mandiant's annual threat report reveals key insights, statistics and case studies illustrating how the tools and tactics of advanced targeted attackers, including the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), have evolved over the last year. The report, based on hundreds of advanced threat investigations, also shares approaches that organizations can take to improve the way they detect, respond to, and contain complex breaches.

Is Your Print Environment Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

Download this research report from the Center for Digital Government to learn what steps agencies are taking to better secure their printer fleet and what changes they foresee in the future that could impact their print environment.

Are You Ready for the Cloud?

Cloud-based solutions can improve performance, help agencies acquire new capabilities and cut costs, but how do state and local governments successfully migrate? Download this infographic for some important considerations to help you better understand your agency’s cloud readiness factor and reap these benefits.

Public Procurement for the Postmodern ERP Era

A recent Center for Digital Government survey of 138 government, IT and procurement decision-makers found 31 percent of respondents don't have a portal or eProcurement system where they can post bids and RFPs online.

HHS in Transition

This report maps the forces that are driving this transformation, both to build understanding of the current environment and to push toward a markedly different - and more effective - approach to serving the people and communities that rely on these services.

A Smarter Approach to Application Modernization

Read this paper to learn how your agency can use commercially supported open source middleware to deliver services quickly and cost effectively.

E-Government for Zika Prevention

In the midst of the Zika virus pandemic, government scrambles to protect citizens and assuage their well-founded fears. Fortunately, advancements in Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and civic engagement technology have made it easier to track infection rates, analyze trends and disseminate accurate information regarding prevention.

City & County Attorney Legal Guide to Social Media

This guide provides an overview of the key issues and actionable recommendations for mitigating risks through the use of social media policy and technology. This guide was created in collaboration with the Center for Digital Government, ArchiveSocial, and Julie Tappendorf-a leading attorney for social media issues in the public sector.

Destination: Digital Government

Government going digital is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean the path to getting there is clear. Download this infographic for a framework to move your government toward digitalization, based on the Center for Digital Government’s recent research findings.

Building a Foundation for Successful IT Modernization

State and local agencies are using more than half of their IT budgets to maintain outdated systems according to research done by the Center for Digital Government. The need to modernize is clear, but the path to modernization can be murky. This solution spotlight highlights 7 critical components of IT modernization IT leaders can use to build a foundation for success.