Government Technology works with industry-leading technology companies to highlight innovative solutions to state and local government challenges. The following are vendor-contributed solutions case studies and whitepapers.
State Agency Bolsters Security & Operational Efficiencies
May 2013, Sponsored by Splunk
Discover how the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is improving its security posture, gaining insight into challenges across the agency's infrastructure and improving operational efficiencies
Cloud-Based Services Accelerate Public Sector Adoption of Video Collaboration
May 2013, Sponsored by Polycom
Today, thanks to new cloud technologies and high-quality networks, mobile video services - which provide not only cost savings but which help governmental interactions become more efficient - are more feasible than ever before.
Collaborative Justice: Transforming Criminal Justice Services Through Unified Collaboration
April 2013, Sponsored by Polycom
This issue brief examines video collaboration in every stage of the human justice process, demonstrating how this technology can not only make services more efficient and affordable, but also more accessible- and therefore more just.
Uncovering Costs in Towing and Impound Services
April 2013, Sponsored by NOBEL Systems
This paper describes how NOBEL Systems’ Auto Impound Management® (AIM®) system helps governments turn an often overlooked and ineffective service into an easily managed, revenue-generating operation that improves coordination, communications, logistics, commerce and administrative needs.
Modernization as a Service: Acquiring IT through Innovative Procurement
April 2013, Sponsored by Polycom
To capitalize on innovative technologies and spend “smarter,” state and local agencies are looking to the cloud, consolidation and virtualization. As a way to accomplish this, they are shifting some IT expenditures to monthly or recurring services rather than treating them as fixed hardware costs. While IT funding continues to become elusive, extended payment plans enable agencies to acquire IT goods and services with less upfront investment and negotiable payment terms, often leveraging operational expenditure (opex) funds to realize a rapid and demonstrable return on investment.
Accelerate and Protect Your eLearning Initiatives With Akamai’s Cloud Based Intelligent Platform
April 2013, Sponsored by Akamai
Don’t let security concerns and poor site performance prevent you from reaping the benefits of an eLearning solution. Read how Akamai can enable all the benefits of eLearning without all the headaches and risks.
Achieving CJIS Compliance
April 2013, Sponsored by Symantec
Read this solution brief to find out how you can ensure your agency or organization is in compliance with the new CJIS security policy going into effect September 30, 2013.
Symantec Government Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 18
April 2013, Sponsored by Symantec
Find out how Symantec monitors the threat landscape 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to identify and analyze the latest government security trends. Download the Symantec Government Internet Security Threat Report.
IDC: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments
April 2013, Sponsored by NetApp
When it comes to flash, “one size does not fit all.” IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments, highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and tips to overcome concerns of reliability, manageability and scalability.
The Future of Transportation Studies: A Comparative Review
March 2013, Sponsored by Airsage
This white paper documents emerging trends that are transforming the transportation planning industry. Traditional methods of compiling origin-destination data—household travel surveys, vehicle intercept surveys and license plate surveys—are compared with new digital technologies. Download today.
Top 10 Organizational Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore
March 2013, Sponsored by Pegasystems
Ten trends agencies should focus on to increase operational efficiencies, close service gaps, and be able to quickly respond to change. By undertaking transformation projects, agencies can gain rapid cost savings, do more with less and achieve sustainable operational excellence.
The Real Impact of Big Data for Lean and Modern Government
March 2013, Sponsored by Microsoft
What is Big Data? What can it do for you?
Google Visualization Tools for Government Geospatial Intelligence
March 2013, Sponsored by DLT Solutions
This white paper, intended for federal government program managers, summarizes the challenges of geospatial information management in government and explains the advantages of Google Maps Engine (formerly called Google Earth Builder), a cloud-based service. The white paper concludes with real-world use cases in federal government for Google Maps Engine as well as other Google geospatial visualization solutions for government.
Creating and Implementing a Holistic Mobility Strategy
February 2013, Sponsored by AT&T
This policy paper, a joint venture between Governing, state and local government CIOs and AT&T, is intended to help policy and IT leaders in government develop an enterprise-wide mobile strategy to turn information into better citizen outcomes.
Social Media in Government: Best Practices from Successful Agencies
January 2013, Sponsored by Genesys
Social media offers a real opportunity for government agencies and private industries to not only improve efficiency, but also to improve customer service. Pickup tips from agencies that have implemented an effective social media strategy. Download Social Media in Government: Best Practices from Successful Agencies and see how it’s done!
How Poor Email Management puts State and Local Governments at Risk
January 2013, Sponsored by C2C
State and Local Governments and public authorities are increasingly driven by email. A variety of local and Federal laws mandate that these organizations save and produce archived emails, and the emails themselves pose litigation risks. This paper will examine the challenges or email and how an email archiving platform with information management capabilities can provide a cost-effective, easily-implemented solution.
Your Agency's Information: There When You Need It?
January 2013, Sponsored by OpenText
Find out what other government agencies are saying by viewing the latest research report on the state of enterprise information management.
The New Infor Public Sector
January 2013, Sponsored by Infor
Learn how the new Infor Public Sector is providing government agencies worldwide with an effective end-to-end solution.
Conquering OS Deployment Challenges
December 2012, Sponsored by DELL and Microsoft
For a variety of reasons, government agencies have lagged in making the move to Windows 7. The results in this report, The State of Windows 7 Migration in Government, represent the responses of IT leaders at federal, state and local agencies and highlight real and perceived migration challenges, satisfaction levels with the OS upgrade, as well preparing for the overall migration experience.
Cutting the Cost of Virtualization
December 2012, Sponsored by Red Hat
A look at how open source virtualization can save money and improve organizational flexibility