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Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:21pm EDT

The Modern Edge of ITSM -Turning Insight into Action

Enterprises today are expected to modernize aging service desks, move to a people-centric approach, and deploy new services, while challenged with a plethora of consumer technologies brought into the workplace. These technologies include management of cloud, "as-a-service" solutions, bring your own technology, and other disruptive trends. Service Management processes and supporting technologies must evolve quickly to keep pace with demands while leveraging current IT investments. Furthermore, with the flood of data generated by user communities, How do you turn insight into action and drive increased value?

Tags: Unisys , Modern Mission Critical Series , ITSM , Amy DeMartine , Ed Vaccaro , Tom Temin ,

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Achieving FISMA - High Compliance With Public Clouds

Security concerns remain a major hurdle for federal agencies considering public clouds, especially when it comes to migrating mission-critical workloads. Agencies that have invested in their existing infrastructure still want to leverage the benefits of cloud utility-based services while meeting the compliance requirements of FISMA-High. How can government use public clouds to manage costs and improve IT service delivery to end users while overcoming security concerns and meeting FISMA- High?

Tags: Unisys , Modern Mission Critical Series , FISMA , Tom Temin , Mark Cohn , David Wennergren ,

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 11:57am EDT

Delivering the Digital Government Mission

We've talked a lot about cloud over the years, but agencies are finally entering the stage where talk and pilots have turned to actual use of the technology.

Tags: Avaya Government Solutions , Avaya , Jason Miller , Adrian Gardner , Harry Lee , Greg Pelton , Chuck Riddle

Monday - 10/20/2014, 09:11am EDT

Federal agencies not following cloud security rules

Federal agencies are falling short on following the rules and regulations of cloud security. The Council of Inspectors General looked at 77 different cloud computing contracts at 19 different agencies and found most are not following FedRAMP guidelines and federal best practices.

Tags: Council of Inspectors General , FedRAMP , Joint Authorization Board , cloud security , GDIT , GDIT Enterprise Center

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 03:03pm EDT

The increase of cloud budgets across federal agencies

Cloud budgets at some federal agencies are twice as large as they were in 2012.

Tags: GAO , budget , USDA , DoT

Monday - 10/06/2014, 09:27am EDT

What is happening to the EPA's data stored in the cloud?

The Environmental Protection Agency can't keep track of the data it stores in the cloud. EPA's Inspector General says it a subcontractor for a water permit system was using a cloud system to run its share of the operation, but neither the agency nor the prime contractor was aware of it. Albert Schmidt is an IT auditor of Information Resources Management and audits for the EPA's Inspector General. He says this type of cybersecurity problem isn't entirely the agency's fault.

Tags: EPA , Albert Schmidt , GDIT , GDIT Enterprise Center

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 11:29am EDT

Ran Canetti, Modular Approach to Cybersecurity, Boston University

Boston University researchers think they've found a new way to build a cybersecurity system. The Modular Approach to Cloud Security wins a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program. The goal is to build a cloud made up of small functional components, each with their own security capabilities. Ran Canetti is director of the Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cybersecurity at Boston University and leads the project. He explained what a clear and transparent cloud might look like on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Ran Canetti , Boston University , In Depth , technology ,

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:04pm EDT
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SEC employees harness big data, cloud to open up savings and new possibilities

The Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for billions of financial trade records a day, but it took the agency weeks and months and analyze them. The SEC quietly found a way to speed up that process and save about $3 million at the same time. In part four of our special report, ,Rainmakers and Money Savers, Federal News Radio goes behind the scenes of the Securities and Exchange Commission to examine the work federal employees are doing on a daily basis, resulting in millions of dollars going straight into the federal coffers.

Tags: SEC , Laura Egerdal , Erozan Kurtas , Rainmakers and Money Savers , Nicole Ogrysko

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 04:46am EDT
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