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.
5 Steps to a Single View
November 2012, Sponsored by Experian QAS
All agencies strive to achieve a single view of their constituents, but most organizations fall short of this goal. The benefits are clear: by linking data across department systems, an organization improves operations, citizen profiling, and records management. Learn how to do it in in 5 steps.
Case Study: City of Aurora
November 2012, Sponsored by Xerox
Learn how the city of Aurora drove real savings with Managed Print Services - Optimized print environment with centralized Managed Print Services - Reduced print devices from 1,200 to about 300 - On track to cut costs by 35% - 10% reduction in paper purchases in first year alone
Managed Print Approach Cuts Document Costs for the City of Rochester
November 2012, Sponsored by Xerox
Faced with a budget gap, the City of Rochester worked with Xerox to analyse their entire print environment. By implementing Xerox Print Services, they expect to save over $2 million through more efficient print outsourcing, asset consolidation, reduction of power and other initiatives.
Public Service at a Tipping Point: Enterprise SOA Platforms lay the foundation for integrated services
November 2012, Sponsored by Accenture
The capabilities to deliver SOA systems and applications are here, and so is the funding: federal support for many public-service technologies—often at 100 percent. If your IT infrastructure supports any or all of the related federal programs, the funding sources are flexible enough for you to use that funding to implement enterprise-wide solutions while minimizing the outlay of budget-compressed state dollars.
November 2012, Sponsored by Aerohive
Networks should be prepared to make all devices attached to it productive and compliant for a successful BYOD implementation. This white paper will take government agencies through the necessary connectivity and productivity requirements and explain how Aerohive can help ensure the network is truly ready for the mobility explosion. This will include an overview of the necessary access, authentication, and security options, as well as a focus on how to properly manage devices once they are on the network — one of the most overlooked aspects of a BYOD implementation.
Government IT Survey Results Reveal Key Data Priorities
October 2012, Sponsored by Motorola
The results of a comprehensive blind survey have been released that uncover the top public safety concerns of government IT leaders.
Solving Network Problems Before They Occur
August 2012, Sponsored by Ipswitch
Every networked device, such as servers and desktops, have network components of their own. This means that a fully-realized network management solution must look to the endpoints in the environment as well. ‘Solving Network Problems Before They Occur’ discusses common solutions to these very network problems - or really, "environment" problems - before they occur.
BYOD Risks and Rewards
August 2012, Sponsored by Sophos
Whether you’re an end user or an IT administrator, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is becoming the rule rather than the exception in today’s workplace.This whitepaper explains the risks and rewards of BYOD, and shows you how you can adopt BYOD in your workplace while protecting your data.
BYOD and Beyond: How To Turn BYOD into Productivity
August 2012, Sponsored by Aerohive
An overlooked aspect of the BYOD phenomenon isn't just connecting the users to the network, but how to manage them once they're there. Getting mobile devices onto the network is now table stakes. This paper discusses the necessary connectivity and productivity requirements to ensure your network is ready for the mobility explosion.
Recognize the Many Faces of Fraud
August 2012, Sponsored by IBM
Read this white paper to learn how you can detect and prevent fraud and focus audits on cases that are likely to yield the biggest tax adjustments.
The Need for Data Loss Prevention Now
July 2012, Sponsored by Clearswift
Companies are hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons and human error is one of the biggest culprits. Organizations that get a firm grip on who’s handling their data – as well as how and way – can mitigate the risk of data leakage and reputation damage. Contextual information management solutions allow you to identify, monitor and protect data in use and in motion through deep content inspection, delivering context-aware security analysis and real time, multi-layered control.
Ease Into The Cloud with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
July 2012, Sponsored by DLT Solutions and Red Hat
Cloud computing has a lot of appeal, from autoscaling to lower costs, and it’s all just a few clicks away. Thus, the big question is not “why cloud?” but rather “how cloud?”
Asset Management for Local Government
July 2012, Sponsored by IBM
When individual departments use separate systems to manage their own assets, the result can be a complex, multi-layered enterprise. Local governments need to look at enterprise solutions that allow them to take an enterprise asset management approach to maintain their assets, deliver services and improve performance of the government as a whole.
Driving Successful Employee Engagement: A Major Opportunity to Keep Public Sector Employees Connected and Committed
July 2012, Sponsored by ADP
GOVERNING Research uncovers surprising results about the state of government employee morale, the factors that shape it and how agencies measure employee engagement. Download this issue brief to review these research results and to discover strategies for assessing and improving public sector employee engagement.
Does Your Enterprise Have a Dropbox Problem?
July 2012, Sponsored by Accellion
Without policies, awareness, and supported alternatives for sharing files securely, users will often overlook security to get the job done. Read this report to determine if you have a “Dropbox Problem.”
Secure File Sharing in the Cloud: Maximizing the Benefits
July 2012, Sponsored by Accellion
Unmanaged cloud-based services can put organizations at risk for a data breach. Learn about the factors you should consider for deploying an enterprise-class secure file sharing solution in the cloud.
Electronic Signatures in the Cloud for State and Local Government
July 2012, Sponsored by Silanis
Learn how to use electronic signatures and approvals to better serve constituents, meet fiscal challenges and speed up approvals while remaining legal, secure and compliant.
Changing the Way Public Sector Work is Done
July 2012, Sponsored by Infor
Download this thought leadership profile to learn how governments across the country rely on Infor to help them achieve greater efficiency, and how Infor brings a wide range of applications together for a single, powerful, enterprise-wide solution for government.
Streamline Your 311 Citizen Service Center via the Cloud
June 2012, Sponsored by Microsoft
Integrate your on-premise legacy systems with a cloud-based model that streamlines citizen communications channels and back office management processes. Using an extensible framework and familiar technology, deploying a comprehensive citizen-centric solution is closer than you might think.
The New Collaborative Workspace Environment
June 2012, Sponsored by Cisco
Read “The New Collaborative Workspace” for how to enable employees and citizens to work their way on any device, anywhere.