Tag: communications

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Private 5G networks offer CIOs intriguing options

February 17, 2022

Via: CIO

Public 5G networks are often touted as offering the ultra-reliable low-latency communication (URLCC) needed for applications as diverse as industrial control, driverless cars, and virtual reality — but not all public 5G networks are created equal. In some cases, it […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Federal Networking Predictions in the Age of Modernization

April 20, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Federal agencies have made progress with enabling mobility and providing better wireless access to employees working both in office and remote environments. Last year, the pandemic forced many agencies to accelerate their network modernization efforts, first focusing on establishing a […]


Spending On Government Communications Is Ripe for Abuse

April 13, 2017

Via: Government Executive

Last year the Government Accountability Office issued “Public Relations Spending” (GAO-16-877R) in response to a request from the Senate Budget Committee. The purpose of the report was to “determine how much the federal government spends on public relations activities, including […]


Cloud telecom can help agencies do more with less

April 11, 2017

Via: FCW

President Donald Trump is serious about wanting to reorganize the government. His recently issued executive order directed all agencies to conduct a top-to-bottom review and submit findings to the Office of Management and Budget by mid-September on ways to improve […]


Build digital DNA: Leveraging M&A to reshape the IT workforce

March 23, 2017

Via: CIO

As organizations going through M&A transactions begin to emerge from the massive surge of work, CIOs must consider how they can pivot toward an operating model that drives digital value. We have already explored the areas of the IT workforce […]


HPE Execs Under Pressure To Grow Channel Business

November 17, 2016

Via: CRN

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is strongly encouraging its executives focused on the channel to get partners involved in more sales, according to Vice President and General Manager Scott Dunsire. “I’m getting a ton of pressure inside the company to take our […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Email or IM? Rush’s app combines them both — with productivity tools thrown in too

September 13, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Email? IM? IM? Email? The rise of mobile messaging apps has challenged email as the primary communications channel for all things, including work — what happens when you blend them together? That’s the approach taken by Rush, an app that […]


New York Mayor de Blasio defends decision not to disclose communications with outside advisers

June 2, 2016

Via: FierceGovernmentIT

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been avoiding reporters’ questions for more than a week over his decision to withhold communications with five advisers outside the government, the New York Post reported. During a press conference, de Blasio said […]


Latest attack against TLS shows the pitfalls of intentionally weakening encryption

March 3, 2016

Via: CIO

For the third time in less than a year, security researchers have found a method to attack encrypted Web communications, a direct result of weaknesses that were mandated two decades ago by the U.S. government. These new attacks show the […]


Icann suggests a DNS breakup with the US government

August 5, 2015

Via: itCurated

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How mobile impacts local government communications

June 23, 2015

Via: itCurated

America’s online behavior has changed dramatically since 2007 when the first iPhone fueled mass smartphone adoption and made it easy for average citizens to stay connected to the Internet anywhere, anytime. Today, according to the latest Pew Research, nearly two […]


U.S. Navy paying ‘whole lot of attention’ to cyber threats: Mabus

May 20, 2015

Via: itCurated

The U.S. Navy is working hard to improve the cyber security of its computer networks and weapon and communications systems, while bracing for potential attacks on power grids and fuel supplies, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Wednesday. Mabus said cyber […]