The Value of Application Management Services in Government
Over the past few years, governments at all levels have been challenged with meeting business objectives and improving efficiencies in a cost-sensitive environment. With application sprawl and rising maintenance costs, IT departments are spending the large majority of their time, budget, and resources simply keeping applications running.
Make sure you are prepared for hurricane season before it is here. Join in this Digital Communities teleconference and gain insight on how to prepare from experts who have been on the ground during major hurricanes.
311’s Role in an Emergency Operations Center Activation
Every community has various types of events that result in the activation of their Emergency Operations Center which range from weather events to major fires.
Managing Virtualized Infrastructure to Improve the User Experience
Increasingly, the major components of government IT infrastructure are virtualized: servers, storage, network, user workspaces. Virtualization saves hardware costs, energy and physical data center space. But virtualization complicates the job of the IT department to track and manage response time and the user experience.
Shared Services and SLA Accountability
We will discuss the challenges of integrating your diverse existing infrastructure and monitoring tools into a service-focused, comprehensive Application Performance Monitoring solution which enables you to assess performance against your SLA’s, financial plan and organizational/mission requirements. These challenges include monitoring all components, including those such as network infrastructure, storage and others which may be utilized by multiple services. We will also discuss how to assess cloud-based services without relying solely on provider-generated performance metrics.
Ready San Diego: Developing Mobile Apps for Emergency Preparedness
Ready San Diego is a premier emergency preparedness site which includes SD Emergency, a must-have Government-to-Citizen emergency preparedness app for smart phones and other mobile devices. Join this Digital Communities teleconference and learn how the County of San Diego is going mobile with apps like SD Emergency to help citizens prepare, plan and stay informed.
Next Generation Public Safety: Investing in Your Future to Improve Emergency Response
For the last 30-plus years, our emergency call centers have aided millions of people and helped save countless numbers of lives. However, times and communication technologies are changing rapidly. Older systems that have served us so well for so long are beginning to show their age. Increasingly, more agencies are sharing resources with neighboring city and county agencies to reduce costs and increase interoperability. More powerful, more effective new systems are on their way, driven by a convergence of social, technological and economic trends. You will learn how a regional interoperability project has evolved and how local agencies are using these new technologies to improve their emergency response.
Continuity with Cloud Solutions: Improve Response and Reduce Time to Recover
When planning for any type of disaster, public sector needs to consider a geographically diverse strategy for maintaining availability and access to mission-critical applications.
Hurricane season is here: Are you ready?
Make sure you are prepared for hurricane season. Join in this Digital Communities teleconference and gain insight on how to prepare from experts who have been on the ground during major hurricanes.
Automated Application Readiness
Join our Digital Communities teleconference where you will gain insight into: • How to move to the latest platforms • Remediate applications that cannot be migrated • Establish a consistent and current Windows 7 user workspace
WEBINAR: Secure, Nationwide Networks for Government: New Trends in 4G/LTE Adoption and Use
Join Emergency Management and Government Technology to hear from your peers on issues and trends in the adoption and use of nationwide mobile networks.
Active Directory Disasters: Are You Prepared?
Active Directory (AD) disasters can happen – do you have a recovery plan? Join Digital Communities and Quest Software for an audio only discussion to gain insight about the types of situations that can cause failure and how you can keep your enterprise services running smoothly when an AD disaster strikes. Are you ready for that dreaded day? The day where your entire organization grinds to a halt because of some unforeseen Active Directory disaster?
Identity and Access Management Considerations
Gain insight into enterprise identity and access management (IAM) trends and a unified approach that can simplify identity and access management before, during, and after your organization implements cloud-based services.
Is Your Organization Able to Predict Events and Respond Quickly?
Join Government Technology and IBM for a special free webinar that will show you how an IOC can fundamentally transform the way you see and manage the systems that make up your city.
2011 Digital Counties Winners Webinar
Digital Communities, The Center for Digital Government and Government Technology invite you to listen to this special webinar featurng the 2011 Center for Digital Government's Digital Counties Survey Winners.
2010 Digital Cities Winners Webinar
Digital Communities, The Center for Digital Government and Government Technology invite you to listen to this special webinar. Even Benjamin Franklin knew, “There are no gains, without pains.” Difficult times require understanding, commitment and courage; all things demonstrated by the 2010 Digital Cities Survey winners.
A look inside AT&T's Security Operations Center
Security breaches or other unexpected interruptions can happen anytime to anyone, whether your business is large or small. Analysts have found that organizations who monitor and analyze security related data can react to possible security incidents significantly faster than those who don't.
Digital Cities Winners Tell You How to Become Green, Wireless and Mobile
Digital Communities, The Center for Digital Government and Government Technology invite you to participate in a special webinar where the 2009 Digital Cities Survey winners will tell you how they became the best in the nation.
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.