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Category: Mobility + End User Devices


IoT Dictates Top IT Trends Tackled at Iron Bow’s 2017 Engineering Summit

This year’s Iron Bow Technologies Engineering Summit took place March 6-8, 2017, bringing together the great minds that make up Iron Bow and its innovative partners. At the event, IT experts took part in conversations looking at both the current and future state of technology across the private and public sector. Wireless and data analytics […]

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Taking a Strategic Approach, Federal Agencies Embrace Hybrid Cloud

Earlier this month at the MeriTalk conference on cloud, federal agency IT leaders agreed that a hybrid approach to cloud was the best of both worlds.  In many cases cloud adoption was pushed by the need for mobility and security, initially without a holistic strategy in place. Now agencies are realizing that embracing a hybrid […]

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TechSource Editor

November 21, 2016

Cloud  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Federal Agencies Embrace IT Modernization for Greater Agility

Moving federal IT systems into the 21st century allows federal agencies to embrace the benefits of flexible and agile IT including cost effectiveness and efficiencies. These are just a few of the drivers behind the push towards IT modernization, which is gaining the attention of Congress. In fact, the House recently voted unanimously for a […]

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TechSource Editor

September 28, 2016

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  IT Modernization  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Windows 10 Migration: The Time is Now for a System Refresh

Earlier this year, Department of Defense CIO Terry Halvorsen called for agencies to standardize and migrate to Windows 10. Halvorsen was quoted saying, “the department must rapidly transition to Windows 10 to improve cyber security and streamline and lower the costs of its information-technology footprint.” He set a goal of completing the migrations by January […]

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TechSource Editor

July 14, 2016

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Focus for 2016: Wireless and Data Analytics at Forefront for Government Agencies

Wireless and data analytics will be top-of-mind this year for government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer for Iron Bow Technologies. Smid recently spoke with TechSource and shared his thoughts for 2016, which are that government agencies should take a holistic approach to their networks to optimize […]

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2015: Growth of Mobility at Federal Agencies Creates Need for Solid Foundation & Strategy

If you just look around a meeting room, you will see that everyone is using a mobile device at work these days. The growth of BYOD and mobility in the public sector has gained steam as more and more leaders and employees want to have access to work-related data on a mobile device. In this […]

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TechSource Editor

January 5, 2016

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Veterans Day: Bridging the Last Mile of Telehealth for Rural America

In honor of Veterans Day, we are putting the spotlight on telehealth and particularly how to deliver telehealth across rural America. As many of our readers know, Iron Bow Technologies has been on the road this past year with our Telehealth Education Delivered (TED, #TED2GO) vehicle, to showcase telehealth solutions that ensure the highest of […]

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TechSource Editor

November 11, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Mobility Making Gains at Federal Agencies; Security Continues to be Headache

Federal agencies are pursuing a variety of mobile strategies to give employees useful tools in the field and improve customer service, though security continues to be a challenge, according to panelists who participated in the recent Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) Federal Mobile Computing Summit. An example given was that for the Veterinary Service’s […]

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TechSource Editor

October 22, 2015

Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

How to Make the Most of Your IT Investment (And Impress Your Boss!)

The call to “do more with less” is practically a mantra in business today. Like many departments, IT has faced dwindling budgets in recent years. But, for many, company standards for IT performance have not seen a similar decline. While this may seem like a catch 22, there are some tips and tricks to stretch […]

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Ali Din

October 15, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Getting Back to Basics: Mobile Communication 101 with Hosted Collaboration

When it comes to communication, things have gotten a little complicated in recent years. In the movie, “He’s Just Not That Into You” from 2009 – the main character played by Drew Barrymore complained about having to check email, voicemail, text, and social media. And she is only trying to connect with one person. Imagine […]

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Ali Din

August 25, 2015

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Getting Back to Basics – Laying the Foundation for a Successful Mobile Strategy

In the past few years, the consumerization of IT has pressured organizations to integrate mobile technology into the workforce – often without the proper foundation in place. Now these same organizations are lacking the necessary strategy needed to ensure their mobile platform will grow and scale with the business and many are going back to […]

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TechSource Editor

August 12, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Infrastructure: The Backbone of Mobile Success

Mobility is no longer a technology that organizations are wondering whether to implement. Regardless of whether or not it was planned or approved,  employees are bringing devices—often times multiple devices—into the workplace and accessing work files and sites on these devices.  While many organizations have embraced the trend, not all have a well-crafted, intentioned strategy […]

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TechSource Editor

July 7, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Telehealth and Caring for Dispersed Patients

As the healthcare arena shifts toward being more patient-focused, new telehealth initiatives are enabling care providers to offer virtual care to patients wherever they need it. This could include reaching them on a mobile device, in their hotel room or their homes. A key example of this is remote patient monitoring. This new approach allows […]

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TechSource Editor

June 18, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless