Federal Government, Market Intelligence, Technology
The era of heightened environmental awareness calls for decisive action, and the federal government has stepped up to lead this transformative journey. Three federal agencies have carved out significant roles in funding and facilitating environmental remediation technologies: the Department of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Defense (DoD).
Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, IT Infrastructure, Market Intelligence
IoT and Its Impact on Infrastructure and Governance The Internet of Things (IoT) revolutionizes how governments, organizations, and citizens interact with the physical world. This wave of interconnected devices promises a transformative infrastructure and governmental operations shift. However as the reach of IoT grows, the implications — especially related to security — become even more profound.
Federal Government, Market Intelligence, Technology
Edge computing is transforming the public sector, providing increased efficiency, better decision-making, and improved services. The use of AI and machine learning is driving the adoption of edge computing in both federal and state/local government sectors. We will be examining what edge computing means for the public sector, explore recent developments and specific federal contracts, and discuss opportunities for information technology (IT) vendors and partners in this growing field.
Cybersecurity, Federal Government, IT Infrastructure, Market Intelligence
The heightened threat of retaliatory cyberattacks by Russia against critical U.S. IT infrastructure is prompting federal investments in cybersecurity to strengthen its cyber defense posture. The ongoing conflict in the region and the increased targeting of critical infrastructure assets will cause federal agencies to look for ways to strengthen their cybersecurity posture and redefine requirements that address cyber breaches that may occur during the coming months and years as well as drive investments into Zero Trust related tools and threat intelligence.
Cybersecurity, Federal Government, Market Intelligence, News
Federal Pain Points and IT Requirements The latest Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) Scorecard, released in December 2021, highlights how federal agencies are faring across several areas related to IT modernization. The full breakdown from the scorecard is available here. These scorecards are useful to identify where government agencies are struggling and where they are doing well. Consequently, technology vendors and channel partners can use them as a guide for identifying what solutions their customers need.
Business Applications, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Market Intelligence
Recent signals by the U.S. federal government suggest that customer experience (CX), primarily citizen-facing services will receive attention and investment from funding sources like the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF). The initial $311 million awarded by the TMF primarily went to projects focused on cybersecurity in keeping with stated priorities and the prevalence of cybersecurity threats. From the beginning, however, TMF has emphasized CX projects that focus on how taxpayers engage with government services in secure digital environments.