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Hawaii Virtual Digital Government Summit 2020
HAWAII VIRTUAL DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2020
December 08-09, 2020
This year’s Digital Government Summit will be “digital” in every way! The conference is being held in a virtual format on Zoom for Government, a FedRAMP-certified infrastructure with advanced security controls, that is used for meetings and webinars by the Department of Homeland Se...

Government IT Symposium
GOVERNMENT IT SYMPOSIUM
December 08-10, 2020
The Government IT Symposium brings together over 1,000 IT leaders and professionals from across the spectrum of government agencies and systems, along with their private and civic sector partners, for three days of engagement, inspiration and information. This event is the country's longest-runn...

SPOTLIGHT

Passing a certification exam is a key milestone for many professionals. It can increase their salaries and help take their career to the next level. However, many professionals sign up for their certification exams, yet fail to follow through and actually take it. This year, a record number of candi

DEC 03, 2020 | 11:00AM
FIRST LOOK: 2021 LOCAL GOVERNMENT TECH PRIORITIES & BUDGET OUTLOOK
The 50 largest cities and counties in the nation have a collectively spend over $8.7 billion annually on technology. Although budgets are tight, local governments are leveraging technology like never before. On December 3, our market experts will detail the short- and long-term prognosis for local g...
SUPPORTING THE WARFIGHTER
Maintaining a fully manned and dynamic workforce is a key component of military readiness. While much of the force readiness conversation is focused on the warfighters themselves, equally important is developing and sustaining a diverse group of civilian talent to provide the military with the infra...
THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT INFORMATION ENVIRONMENT OF THE YEAR 2025
At today’s rate of growth, the size of the digital universe in 2025 will be 176 zettabytes, of information. To put that in perspective, a single zettabyte is enough to hold 250 billion DVDs. All of it could have some relevance to national security. The Defense Department and Intelligence Commu...
DATA GOVERNANCE IN THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING
All the data in the world is useless if you can’t manage it. With as many as 200 billion internet-connected sensors and devices expected by 2020, we’re fast approaching a world of big data the Internet of Everything but making the most of it requires advances in data governance.
FEDERAL MANAGEMENT: THE STATE OF YOUR UNION
Each year, federal agency Inspectors General offer up their lists of each agency’s top management challenges. The President’s Management Agenda is comprised of initiatives designed to resolve these major management challenges and improve the performance and efficiency of the federal gove...
MAINTAINING FORCE READINESS IN THE NEW ERA OF GLOBAL THREATS
With the emergence of the Islamic State, a resurgent Russia, and an increasingly assertive China, the U.S. military must be ready to carry out the response to any contingency. Cyber hacks, the unprecedented ways in which ISIS uses the Internet for radicalization, identifying violent extremists befor...
2016 TOP MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES FOR STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Over the past ten years, a wide array of challenges have made management increasingly difficult for state and local government employees. To dig deeper into which issues are currently causing leaders the most trouble, Route Fifty and Government Business Council conducted a survey of more than 900 st...
LEVERAGING DATA FOR STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRANSFORMATION
These days, it's not uncommon for a state, city, or county government to make their datasets available to the public. But there are limitations in the usefulness of data if that data isn't being used in strategic ways, especially by the government making the data available. Join editors from...
SAS GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP FORUM: ANALYTICS IN ACTION
Welcome to the registration page for the rebroadcast of the 14th Annual SAS Government Leadership Forum. By registering for the rebroadcast, you can view all of the action that happened at the live conference in Washington, DC, all from your device. Today more than ever, data is interwoven in our li...
RESPONDING TO FUTURE CYBER ATTACKS WITH INCIDENT RESPONSE
The government faces hundreds of thousands of attempted data breaches each year, and as we've seen in the recent headlines, sometimes the hackers get in. Even as agencies shore up their cyber security vulnerabilities patching software, adopting multifactor authentication and reducing insider thr...
CYBER: THE NEXT BATTLEFIELD
In 2014, there were 67,000 information security incidents reported for systems supporting the federal government, an increase of 1,121% since 2006, according to US-CERT. The recent breaches exposed millions of personnel records and security-clearance files. APTs have reached an unprecedented level o...
BUILDING THE NEXT-GENERATION FEDERAL WORKFORCE
Hiring and employee engagement strategies today will shape the federal workforce of tomorrow, and those policies are beginning to modernize. The government’s newly-announced “REDI” (recruitment, engagement, diversity and inclusion) roadmap aims to reshape agency hiring and engageme...
GOVTECH ACADEMY: CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Whether it be a natural disaster, an act of violence, or a controversial situation, government agencies are no strangers to crisis. Agencies across the country are experiencing an increase in major events that require crisis management only this time, it must be managed in the form of tweets, shares...