Caron Beesley

Government Writer
May 1, 2019
6 Things You Must Do to Be Successful During State Fiscal Year-End premium
The days may be getting longer but as summer approaches your time to capitalize on SLED fiscal year-end sales opportunities is getting shorter. June 30th marks the end of the fiscal year in 46 U.S. states, this also includes many cities and counties. In 2019 state and local budgets have set aside $107.6 billion for […]
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March 26, 2019
The Dos and Don’ts of DevOps premium
While there has been a steady increase in the adoption of DevOps in the federal government – 75% of CIOs report that their organizations are now adopting it – many public sector organizations struggle to adapt to the DevOps culture. Challenges to Using DevOps in the Public Sector According to the 2017 Federal CIO Survey, […]
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March 26, 2019
Simplify your Agency’s Database Migrations and Upgrades premium
If you’re worried about your next database migration or upgrade, you’re not alone. A survey revealed that 90% of DBAs are worried too. It’s not surprising, these projects are a serious source of stress and must be performed speedily and with minimal downtime. There are several reasons why migration projects fail. Typical pitfalls include: 1. […]
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February 25, 2019
Autodesk Acquisition of BuildingConnected Reinforces its Goal of Digitizing Complex Construction Workflows premium
Autodesk made further strides into its quest to empower the technological transformation of the construction industry with its recent acquisition of BuildingConnected – a leader in preconstruction tools that help building owners and contractors streamline their operations and communicate better. This latest move comes on the heels of Autodesk’s acquisition of PlanGrid (which brings improved […]
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Rebuilding Infrastructure with AI and Machine Learning premium
The state of our nation’s infrastructure is grim. The most recent report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave U.S. infrastructure an overall score of “D” for “poor” or “at risk”. The hurdles to improving that score, are high. Writing for City A.M, Autodesk president and CEO, Andrew Anagnost outlined the facts: […]
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January 9, 2019
Cloud Risk Report 2019: More Data Exposed, More Threats Events Detected premium
Cloud services are accelerating agility and collaboration and generating cost-efficiencies for government agencies. But as the public sector takes more and more advantage of the cloud, it’s important not to forget the data. In SaaS environments, agencies own the security of that data and need to access it appropriately. When using IaaS or PaaS, government […]
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September 27, 2018
As Government Cloud Adoption Reaches Inflection Point, Cyber Teams Must Prepare premium
Cloud adoption among government agencies is reaching an inflection point. Driven by the cloud’s cost-efficiencies and ability to offer an improved citizen experience, faster delivery of mission capabilities, agile development, and scale applications up and down, much of the initial reticence about cloud models is dissipating. FedRAMP has played a big part in accelerating cloud […]
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September 27, 2018
4 Ways our Elections are Under Threat (And What We Can Do About It) premium
Fear of digital sabotage of the mid-term elections has become the biggest cybersecurity talking point of 2018. With the latest election security bill stalled in Congress and suspicions that Russia (and possibly others) are still seeking to sow divisions among the U.S. electorate, voters and political organizations are right to be worried. Ironically, the month […]
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July 30, 2018
Making the Move to BIM is the Right Decision (Just Like CAD was 30 Years Ago) premium
Download the eBook here! If you’re one of the millions of people who’ve been lucky enough to hear Lynn Allen present, you’ll know her as the queen of AutoCAD tips and tricks and all-round Autodesk technical evangelist, but she also knows quite a bit about the latest disruptive technology – BIM. Lynn has seen it […]
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November 9, 2017
7 Habits of Highly Effective BIM Managers premium
We frequently write about BIM principles, use cases and best practices here on the DLT blog, but one area that often goes neglected in BIM are the soft skills or people skills. What is the role of a BIM manager anyway? How can you better achieve your project goals as design technology managers or support […]
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