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Category: IT Modernization


3 Ways Enterprise IT as-a-Service Benefits the DoD

We’ve all spent time in front of our computers that have a glitch, aren’t connecting to the internet, or are stuck in some endless problematic loop. What if your responsibility is national security and keeping your country safe but sometimes the lack of IT support makes it difficult to do so? That’s how our Department […]

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James Ebeler

July 28, 2020

IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

Why It’s Time to Redefine the Customer Experience

Our experiences as consumers vary with every product, service, company, website and salesperson. From walking into a store or visiting a website, this journey of browsing, comparing, selecting, purchasing and getting any required servicing over the life of the product fuels our decision to either repeat that experience or find better a product or service […]

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Brian Musgrove & Chris Eubanks

July 22, 2020

IT Modernization

The CTO Perspective: Intel’s Partner Summit

The Virtual Intel® Partner Connect was an online summit hosted on May 20 and 21, which provided access to Intel’s executive leadership, subject matter experts, product priorities, information about key technology trends and the programs and tools that partners could use to help grow their business. The two-day online event was loaded with different sessions […]

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Jim Smid

June 16, 2020

Cloud  •  IT Modernization

Better Data Access, Speed, Security and Correlation are Key to the Digital Air Force of the Future

In the military-wide race to innovate and stay ahead, the U.S. Air Force is looking to develop and synchronize the latest agile, dynamic cyber/IT capabilities. Service leaders know the key to achieving digital battlefield success is only through connecting, sharing and learning with industry as well as other service branches, agencies and coalition partners. At […]

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John Odey

January 21, 2020

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Three Ways Agencies are Looking to Innovate in 2020

Two decades ago few could have imagined how advanced technology would become. In the intervening years, we’ve seen our devices get smaller and more powerful, storage move from cumbersome data centers to flexible cloud models and networks speed up faster than anyone could have believed possible. As we move into a new decade, agencies now […]

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Jim Smid

Agencies Take Note: FAA Makes Buying Technology Easier

As the federal government relies more on emerging technology to make operations more efficient and effective, they require the best technology options around. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as one example, requires the ability to quickly collect, process and understand data on traveler trends, complex flight paths and weather developments.  They  rely on cutting edge […]

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TechSource Editor

December 6, 2019

IT Modernization

NIST Provides Roadmap for AI Agency Adoption

Federal agencies are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) as a path toward bolstering everything from data processing and cyber security to automation and networking. But like many technologies, AI raises some questions about best practices and implementation. In response to this need for a more defined, codified approach to AI-adoption, the National Institute for Standards […]

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TechSource Editor

September 30, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Networking

Harnessing Relevant Technology and Innovation for the Digital Air Force

At the annual Air Force Information Technology & Cyberpower (AFITC) Education and Training event in late August 2019, a key theme for U.S. Air Force (USAF) leadership was the need for a Digital Air Force to enable the future of multi-domain warfighting operations. For the Air Force to continue to compete, deter  and win in […]

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John Odey

September 19, 2019

Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization

Making the Grade: Three Steps to Improve FITARA Performance

The most recent release of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard shows progress, but also highlights IT challenges federal agencies are still facing on their path to IT modernization. Overall, five agencies improved in the eighth scorecard, which grades agencies on their usage of data centers, cyber security tools and other IT priorities. […]

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Jim Smid

August 6, 2019

IT Modernization

Art of War 2.0: Internet of “Battlespace” Things Demand World-Class Security from Trusted Partners

Though never envisioned by Sun Tzu in The Art of War, our nation’s enemies are now turning to advanced cyber security threats as one of their latest weapons targeting Internet of “Battlefield” Things (IoBT), defined as nearly everything connected to a network within our military’s defense arsenal. On this front, “choose your partners carefully” is […]

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Donald Rye

June 18, 2019

Cyber Security  •  Data Center  •  IT Modernization

Tech Trends 2019: Software-Defined Everything, Collaboration and Security

In 2019, agencies will be looking for efficiency and flexibility as they take the next step in modernizing their IT infrastructure. While previous years have seen the federal government warm up to digital transformation, this year it will begin to reap the benefits of those investments, making it easier for federal employees to collaborate and communicate […]

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Jim Smid

Trusted Advisor: 3 Steps for Partnering with the DoD

For decades, the Department of Defense drove technological innovation. From the development of the modern internet to GPS and stealth aircrafts, DoD components like the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency quietly led us into the information age. Along the way, the tables turned and the private sector, with access to more money and top talent, […]

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James Ebeler

March 11, 2019

IT Modernization

Cloud Migration Doesn’t Have to be a Headache

Understaffed, budget-challenged federal agencies know a move to the cloud is going to be necessary to maintain agency efficiency. But with all the options out there, from private, public and hybrid clouds to off-premises and on-premises offerings, it is difficult to determine what will work best for your specific needs. Let’s take a look at […]

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Troy Massey

December 18, 2018

Cloud  •  IT Modernization