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- Accelerate and Streamline for Better Customer Service
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Client Virtualization Solutions
- Data Protection in a Virtual World
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Feds in the Cloud
- Health IT: A Policy Change Agent
- Improving Healthcare Outcomes through IT Policy
- IT Innovation in the New Era of Government
- Making Dollars And Sense Out of Data Center Consolidation
- Navigating the Private Cloud
- One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation
- Path to FDCCI Compliance
- Take Command of Your Mobility Initiative
Shows & Panels
The Federal Broadband Minute, provided by Hughes. "Can your network save your agency money and still deliver bandwidth efficient service?" The answer is yes and the savings are at the field office. Here's how: don't pay for high cost, dedicated access lines and MPLS ports for field office connectivity. Instead, call Hughes and get an affordable managed broadband service the benefits are huge. By replacing costly special access with affordable broadband, Hughes can save your agency up to $300 per month, per site multiply that by all your field offices and see the savings take off. Or…maybe you think your network should provide better service for the cost of what you already pay. Whether it's more savings or better quality, Hughes' National Managed Broadband Service is the answer. And get a path diverse, back up solution for the same price as your primary network alone. Enable your government field office of the future from Hughes.
The Office of Personnel Management has produced guidelines for implementing a policy for telework. The guide outlines expectations of teleworkers and reminds agencies of the June 7 deadline to finalize their policies.
The Federal Broadband Minute, provided by Hughes. "How much bandwidth is needed for field offices to meet their agency missions?" The answer? It depends on your mission and your network one size does not fit all. Too little at some sites may mean you can't run critical bandwidth-hungry applications. Too much at others means you're wasting tax dollars. You need to tailor bandwidth requirements at each location to ensure your network achieves your agency's mission. Only Hughes national managed broadband service delivers bandwidth tailored-to-fit at every site, affordably to quickly access voice, video and data for daily operations, or to reach your agency's cloud. Hughes technology includes built in WAN Optimization, ensuring high quality voice and data traffic is delivered on-time, and with optimal bandwidth efficiency. Enable your government field office of the future today from Hughes.
The Federal Broadband Minute, provided by Hughes. If your agency's communications network was tailored to your needs, what would it look like? Would your small and medium-sized field offices connect to the cloud and run applications with optimal bandwidth efficiency? Would your ideal network be cost effective, and able to leverage the benefits of GSA programs? Would it provide path-diverse communications that support COOP for the same price as your primary network service? And with your network, would you have confidence in secure connectivity, especially for teleworkers? Say yes to all these questions and meet the government field office of the future today from Hughes. With decades of experience and a comprehensive suite of solutions and partners, Hughes is able to deliver agencies a powerful, national managed broadband service providing voice, video, and data where, when, and how you need it.
Teleworkers may have the Apple picked for them.
Reducing traffic at Fort Meade relies on telework.
One federal agency is working on apps so stakeholders can telework along side employees.
If a mobile worker is teleworking, does that mean they're in the office?
One thousand dollars may be waiting for teleworkers someday, if some DC area congressmen have their say.
A noted technology author says your spouse hates telework.
The federal government could soon pay a $2,000 subsidy to federal employees who buy their own mobile devices.
In response to recent weather-related dismissals and delays, OPM is offering employees choices when it comes to taking leave.
Federal agencies are working to provide a complete, secure computing experience to enable employees to ‘work from a distance', or, telework. With VMware, agency-standard PC clients can be quickly provisioned, deployed and managed from the datacenter. Agency personnel can securely access familiar resources through government furnished equipment OR their own PCs. Our customers have saved up to 45% on desktop computing costs, increased employee job satisfaction and reduced the environmental impact from all those commuters. If your agency wants to securely enable telework - or just save money, VMware desktop virtualization is your answer.
During a Shutdown: non-essential teleworkers unplug!
OPM reports a rise in teleworking from 2008 - 2009. The survey shows satisfaction among feds who do telework, but reveals barriers that are keeping others from doing so. One Congressman hopes the new law will turn interest in telework into practice.
Teleworkers report higher job satisfaction in surveys. We learn about and unexpected reason why.
Tim McManus of the Partnership for Public Service discusses the state of telework in the federal government.
Roads in the WTOP listening area, recently classified as the country's most congested, may see some relief in the coming months as more federal workers plan to stay at home.
More federal employees are teleworking, according to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Ron Sanders, formerly with the intelligence community, explains the challenges to telework and how to overcome them.