Make sure you are prepared for hurricane season before it is here. Join in this Digital Communities teleconference and gain insight on how to prepare from experts who have been on the ground during major hurricanes.
Are You Sure You Are Maximizing the Value of Your Microsoft SharePoint Investment?
The Microsoft SharePoint platform provides a wealth of opportunities for any organization to streamline business processes and expand knowledge sharing; however most government organizations struggle to take advantage of these opportunities.
Faster, Better, and Cheaper: Software Development with a New Perspective on Service Virtualization
An innovative new strategy can dramatically shorten the software development cycle, control costs, and reduce risk. The CA Dept. of Health Care Services discovered how Service Virtualization could cut time and costs. It can cut 25% to 50% of the time needed for development projects. Developers can start debugging sooner, which means better quality and better overall results for their organizations.
Building a Secure and Mobile Workforce: Success Stories from Napa County, California
State and local leaders are taking fast and decisive actions to introduce a wide range of mobile technologies to their organizations. By making sure that government workers have secure access to the data they need from any location and from any mobile device, we can accomplish a seemingly impossible task— gaining efficiency while simultaneously improving service quality that is secure.
Microsoft XP’s End of Life: Are You Prepared?
The termination of support of the Windows XP operating system, which will take place on April 8, 2014, is looming large for many organizations, and this deadline has motivated customers to speed up their migration efforts. Are you going to beat the deadline?
Success in the Desert: A New Approach to the Cloud
Frozen budgets. Sliced IT staff. Calls for further cuts to spending. Demand for more services.
If government agencies are to meet the demands of today, new technologies and greater efficiency are a must. But how are you supposed to achieve more while spending less?
Developing shared services in the cloud is the key to avoid added costs while still operating at the highest level of service. Join Government Technology and the State of Arizona for this informative webinar!
Proving the Value of IT Investment
Even the best information technology (IT) projects find it difficult to quantify a return on investment that will satisfy financial, procurement, legislative and audit officials. All states struggled to demonstrate measurable results for IT investment in the 2012 Digital State Survey.
Five Reasons it’s OK to Love VoIP, Telework, and BYOD
Are you struggling to address the proliferation of personal devices inside your agency? Are you seeking best practices to enable Telework and BYOD while ensuring continuity of operations and secure communications? Join our webcast to learn how your peers are providing flexibility to their mobile workers while driving modern collaboration and communication capabilities across their organizations.
311’s Role in an Emergency Operations Center Activation
Every community faces major incidents and disasters such as snowstorms, major fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, snowstorms and other weather events. Most communities’ Emergency Operations Centers will activate to coordinate response to such problems.
How Well is Your Virtualized Data Center working? Are Users Complaining?
Increasingly, the major components of government IT infrastructure are virtualized: servers, storage, network, user workspaces. Virtualization saves hardware costs, energy and physical data center space. But virtualization complicates the job of the IT department to track and manage response time and the user experience. For example, a financial management application might slow down daily at 3:00 PM – Did something change in virtual servers or physical servers or virtual storage or physical disks or virtual desktop server or in the coding of the app itself?
Achieve more security, efficiency and cost-savings with Digital Signatures
Governments prepare, issue and process copious amounts of documents. Up to 40% of them need signatures and/or seals, including contracts, procurement orders, hiring documents, court orders, and engineering drawings.
Voice Transformation: A Discussion
As cell phones evolved to smart phones, traditional voice communications “at your desk” are undergoing a comparable transformation.
Reducing Operations Costs with Condition-Based Monitoring
CBM maintains service levels and meets regulatory requirements, but can significantly reduce the cost of maintaining a large fleet of assets. With this teleconference you will learn how condition-based monitoring can help public agencies move away from traditional calendar-based maintenance to detect and respond to changes in asset performance as they occur.
Special Report Event: Citizen and Business Engagement
Governments are used to having constituents — not friends, fans and followers. But with the convergence of ubiquitous mobility with user-centric, interactive social media technologies, leaders at of federal, state and local governments are developing technology initiatives that provide citizens and businesses with unprecedented opportunities for communication. With the pace of change accelerating, government officials want to know: what works, what doesn’t, and how do I get my organization there.
Compliance for CJIS Mandate - Developing a Comprehensive Strategy
On September 30, 2013, new rules go into effect for accessing data provided by the federal government’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS). Learn more on how to develop a comprehensive strategy for compliance by joining Symantec’s National Practice Manager for Programs and Alliances for Public Safety, Robert Myles, to discuss what this means for your organization.
What Makes a Number 1 Digital City?
Digital Communities, The Center for Digital Government and Government Technology invite you to participate in a special free webinar which showcases the “secrets” behind the technology achievements of the four top digital City governments in 2012.
Leveraging Technology to Improve Citizen Services in Ventura County
Due to an uncertain economy and fewer job prospects, citizens have increased their demand on government “safety net” programs for all types of government assistance. To keep up with this increase in demand, Ventura County’s Human Services Agency (HSA) has turned to Kofax to help them processes over 3 million applications for citizen services each year. Dealing with information arriving on over 750 different types of applications and forms, Ventura County uses Kofax solutions to capture and automatically route that information for processing. By providing a single entry point for formerly siloed services, Ventura County can now link together and track their services across all programs to expedite and streamline access to benefits. This also provides staff access to all case files anytime and anywhere they need it – whether at their desks, or on the go.
The Case for Building Business Intelligence Roadmap in Government
Governments collect and manage vast amounts of data. But turning that data into information, and using that information to intelligently manage government operations and constituent services is a huge challenge. Business intelligence is the science of integrating and analyzing data to manage performance and make the best decisions.
What Can Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Do to Help Government?
Predictive and prescriptive analytics are not just software tools, but rather new capabilities that allow your organization to be more proactive in decision making. In this live roundtable event, you can learn and engage first-hand with our distinguished panelists to see how these innovations can benefit your organization.
Shared Services and SLA Accountability
We will discuss the challenges of integrating your diverse existing infrastructure and monitoring tools into a service-focused, comprehensive Application Performance Monitoring solution which enables you to assess performance against your SLA’s, financial plan and organizational/mission requirements. These challenges include monitoring all components, including those such as network infrastructure, storage and others which may be utilized by multiple services. We will also discuss how to assess cloud-based services without relying solely on provider-generated performance metrics.
Getting and Continuing to Receive Full Value from A New Financial Management System
Bexar County surrounds and includes the City of San Antonio, Texas. Bexar just finished implementing a new ERP under the leadership of a countywide Steering Committee with the County Auditor, Susan Yeatts as the Project Sponsor. This webinar will discuss the Bexar County’s experience implementing their new Infor Lawson ERP system, how it transformed the County’s business processes, and the lessons learned along the way.
Ready San Diego: Developing Mobile Apps for Emergency Preparedness
Ready San Diego is a premier emergency preparedness site which includes SD Emergency, a must-have Government-to-Citizen emergency preparedness app for smart phones and other mobile devices. Join this Digital Communities teleconference and learn how the County of San Diego is going mobile with apps like SD Emergency to help citizens prepare, plan and stay informed.
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