Featured Government Content

  1. Study Suggests Disregarding Federal IT Procurement Rules Can Affect Competitiveness

    A report released by Government Business Council (GBC) and sponsored by Brocade suggests that inadequate attention to IT procurement regulations may be more common and have a more serious impact on market competitiveness than previously thought, according to a press release.

  2. Report Highlights How Tech Convergence Could Redefine The Federal Landscape

    Creating IT Futures, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, has released the Federal Technology Convergence Commission Report to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), highlighting how converged technologies could redefine government communication, cooperation, and the way federal agencies address the nation’s most significant issues.

  3. Feds And First Responders Create Public Safety LTE Network

    Your government IT clients in public safety can benefit from a new partnership between the U.S.

  4. Government IT News For VARs 2-25-15: Public Safety LTE Network Emerges

    In the news, a new public safety long-term evolution (LTE) network emerges in Boston, Google opposes an amendment to allow feds to use remote hacking, and critics warn that federal law lags behind drone technology. Also, federal agencies are choosing network functions virtualization (NFV).

  5. Government IT News For VARs 2-18-15: Connected Vehicles And Cybersecurity

    In news this week, a report reveals that technology in automobiles leaves them vulnerable to hacks, President Barack Obama unveils his new cybersecurity plan, the FAA released its small drone rules, and police body cam legislation in Florida faced some roadblocks.

  6. Public Sector Information Governance Coalition Formed

    A group of organizations, compiled by ARMA International, that represents the information management and governance community recently announced the formation of the Coalition for Public Sector Information Governance Leadership.

  7. FedRAMP Draft High-Impact Systems Standards Open For Public Comment

    FedRAMP released draft standards that will serve as a baseline for securing federal high-impact systems in the cloud. The standards will be open for a 45-day public comment period ending on March 13, 2015, and they are anticipated to be finalized by the end of 2015.

  8. Government IT News For VARs 2-11-15: Proposed Budget Would Boost IT Spending

    In news this week, federal IT funding could get a boost from the 2016 budget, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) favors general privacy regulations for the Internet of Things (IoT).

  9. How Are Agencies Measuring Up To The Digital Government Strategy?

    Federal agencies are finding it difficult to keep up with digital access demand, and the rapid increase in mobile devices is challenging current capabilities.

  10. Michigan Pilot Program Uses Multifactor Authentication To Fight Online Services Fraud

    Michigan’s Department of Human Services announced the partnership with LexisNexis to create an online identity authentication portal for MI Bridges, an integrated eligibility system that supports online enrollment and registration for citizens seeking government services.