February 14, 2019
Providing Deeper Database Insights for the Federal IT Manager premium
The database is at the heart of every application; when applications are having performance issues, there’s a good chance the database is somehow involved. The greater the depth of insight a federal IT pro has into its performance, the more opportunity to enhance application performance. Every federal IT pro collects (or, should collect) database performance […]
November 27, 2018
How to Prioritize Data Strategy Quick-Wins for Success premium
The Federal Data Strategy principles (https://strategy.data.gov/principles), as currently articulated, are a set of best practices and guidelines, which could be utilized to govern the development and maturity of an organization’s management of data as an asset.  However, without guidance or a framework within which to actualize these principles, these principles may well be rendered a […]
February 19, 2015
Become a “Data Ready Enterprise” at the 2015 Informatica Government Summit premium
If you’re situated within the Washington, D.C. metro area or surrounding states, mark your calendar for the 2015 Informatica Government Summit to be held on April 23, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel. Data growth in government is both a problem and an opportunity. All too often agencies find that their available data is […]
February 2, 2015
Open Source – A Game Changer for Government Application Modernization premium
According to Federal Computer Week, federal agencies spend almost half of their annual IT budgets on supporting legacy applications. Even more worrying, about 47% of the government’s existing IT applications are based on legacy technology that needs modernizing. While digital government innovation is on the rise, as evidenced by websites like Healthcare.gov and numerous state […]
January 8, 2015
What the Feds Can Learn from the Sony Hack premium
With Edward Snowden and Sony hacking scandal still fresh in our minds, it probably comes as no great surprise to learn that malicious outsider threats are the number one cybersecurity hazard faced by the federal government.
October 10, 2013
An Interview with Oracle’s Director of Cybersecurity Strategy: Part 2 – Citizen Privacy & Identity-as-a-Service premium
Paul Laurent, Oracle’s Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, Public Sector, talks to us about public sector cybersecurity for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The following Q&A is part two of a three-part series where we talk citizen privacy & Identity-as-a-Service.