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The correlation of mobile devices and IT problems

The complexity of adding mobile devices to federal networks makes them more susceptible to IT problems. That's according to a survey of federal network managers by MeriTalk. They say virtualization, complex mobile systems, and cloud computing are causing network disruptions that prevent agencies from carrying out their missions. The network managers believe they can cut the complexity of their agency's network in half, which they say could reduce their agency's IT spending by 20 percent.

Tags: mobile devices , IT , GDIT , GDIT Cyber Reports , GDIT Enterprise Center

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:20pm EDT

What do agencies think of big data?

Government agencies will create enough data in the next two years to fill 20 million filing cabinets, according to a recent MeriTalk survey of federal CIOs and IT managers. 60 percent of civilian agencies and over 40 percent of Defense and intelligence officials surveyed said they are now learning how big data initiatives can help solve this problem. Those surveyed said content storage and personnel issues are some of their biggest challenges to using big data effectively.

Tags: The Big Data Report , technology , MarkLogic

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 07:23pm EDT

Report: Cloud savings could total $12B

MeriTalk Cloud Computing Exchange has calculated that departments implementing cloud strategies now are saving about $5.5 billion, per their report, "Cloudy with a Chance of Savings."

Tags: cloud computing , technology , Francis Rose , In Depth , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:14pm EDT

Report predicts post-PC era for agency IT

Aileen Black, vice president of federal at IT virtualization company VMware, told In Depth with Francis Rose she thinks agencies are well into the mobile future. VMware, along with Carahsoft and MeriTalk, surveyed more than 150 agency chief information officers and IT managers for a report, "Mobile Power Government: Driving Increasingly Productive, Efficient Agencies."

Tags: In Depth , industry , IT , mobile , VMware , Carahsoft , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 07:14pm EST

Study: the pros shop like you do

When it comes to contract vehicles, being in the SEWP is a good thing.

Tags: contracting , SEWP , NASA , Nicole Burdette , O'Keeffe & Company , survey

Tuesday - 05/12/2009, 01:18pm EDT

Feds find it isn't easy being transparent

One of the top buzzwords in the federal space these days is transparency. More and more officials are embracing the idea of the government being more open and transparent, and more are making use of social collaboration and networking tools in their agencies. But how are they faring in implementing the tools of collaboration? A blue-ribbon panel at the yesterday's MeriTalk/Adobe Government Assembly offered some perspective.

Tags: newsstand , Adobe Government Open Source Conference , Dee Dee Myers , Alan Cohn , DHS , Price Floyd , DoD , transparency , White House , President Obama , Max Cacas

Thursday - 11/05/2009, 07:04am EST

Cyber vendors have room to grow in federal market

Even with budget cuts at agencies, at least one budget line will continue to grow - cybersecurity, according to a Meritalk/Cisco survey.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , In Depth , budget , cisco , industry , contracting

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 07:31pm EDT

Agencies share social collaboration success stories

All over the Federal Government, agencies are trying to figure out how social collaboration applications fit into the mission of their organizations. Representatives from several government agencies offered best practice talks about their own encounters with web 2.0 during the recent Adobe Government Open Source Conference.

Tags: newsstand , Adobe Government Open Source Conference , Tina Carriola , Idea Factory , Transportation Security Agency , Ken Fritzsche , Army Knowledge Online , Jack Holt , Defense Media Activity , best practices

Tuesday - 11/10/2009, 07:03am EST

What Are You Worth?

Tags: mngt , P&B , tech , pay calculator , Steve O'Keefe

Monday - 04/20/2009, 09:28am EDT
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