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Enhancing Federal Mission Effectiveness Through Wireless M2M

April 15, 2014Underwritten by arrow Information collection is becoming increasingly important to program management, compliance, and performance monitoring across federal agencies, but federal leaders indicates serious challenges to improving collection.

Improving Information Collection to Enhance Mission Effectiveness

April 15, 2014Underwritten by arrow From military vehicles and weapons systems to federal facilities and utilities, information collection is increasingly essential for federal agencies' missions. To achieve their ambitious goals, ranging from Pentagon audit-readiness to sustainable infrastructure, agencies will need to boost information collection capabilities.

Enhancing DoD Mission Effectiveness Through Wireless M2M

April 15, 2014Underwritten by arrow As the military rebalances and redeploys to prepare for a new era of defense, collecting information on mission-critical assets is increasingly important.

Information Collection: The Key to Better Decision Making

April 14, 2014Underwritten by arrow information on equipment, facilities, utilities, vehicles, and other assets has never been more important for agency mission execution, but it is often difficult to find or hard to reach. To make information collection more efficient and effective, federal agencies can take advantage of existing communication technologies.

Smart Data for Smart Decision-Making

April 11, 2014Underwritten by arrow The federal government has begun realizing the promise of big data to enhance mission-effectiveness, but gaps in capabilities and understanding could hold agencies back from fully leveraging it.

Why Public-Private Partnerships are Essential for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

April 2, 2014Underwritten by arrow Cyber threats to U.S. critical infrastructure continue to grow in number and sophistication. To mitigate these threats, government and industry can work together to develop a healthy information sharing partnership.

Striving for Federated Identity Management in Emergency Management and Healthcare

March 24, 2014Underwritten by and arrow Federal agencies are focused on identity and access management like never before. By linking electronic identities across multiple platforms, agencies can improve collaboration while lowering costs.

The Road Ahead: Three Years After Cloud First

March 24, 2014Underwritten by arrow For a variety of reasons, from budgetary to operational, cloud environments offer significant advantages over legacy systems. Despite these advantages, agencies have been slow in moving to the cloud, and progress has been inconsistent.

Shared Services: Creating Efficiencies for All Parties

March 24, 2014Underwritten by arrow As deadlines approach, agencies must decide whether to become shared service providers or consolidate and use the services of another organization.

How to Identify Your Agency's Dark Data & What to Do About It

March 19, 2014Underwritten by arrow Dark data, information that agencies collect with the intention of using but fail to do so effectively, is a growing concern for federal agencies. Exposing this dark data could be the first step toward generating valuable insights that would enhance decision-making.