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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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How to Kickstart Digital Transformation: Government Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2018
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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/10/2018
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The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Beth Niblock moved to Detroit as CIO to transform the crumbling, antiquated IT operation and infrastructure. Here's what her team has accomplished in 4 years with the limited resources available to a city in bankruptcy.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/2/2018
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Town of Cary Embraces the IoT to Serve Citizens
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Alexa, Waze, apps. Citizens are getting more tech savvy and city governments are struggling to keep up. North Carolina's Town of Cary has an award-winning strategy, though. We reveal what that is.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/6/2018
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Government IT's Risks and Rich Rewards
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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As Detroit CIO Beth Niblock knows, government IT means dealing with challenges and risks, but the rewards when tech makes lives better are worth it.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 3/21/2018
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Government IT: Time to Catch Up
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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What's the most pressing issue in government IT? Well, the resistance to it.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/2018
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Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
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Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
By Will Ash, Senior Director of Security, U.S. Public Sector, Cisco , 9/29/2017
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Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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Smart Cities Can Get More Out Of IoT, Gartner Finds
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
While many smart cities are using IoT for transportation issues, there's a host of other initiatives these urban centers should start to address with the technology. Environmental and sustainability programs top a new list from Gartner.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 11/9/2016
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The Wait At Polls: IT Drives Real-Time Updates
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Voters in Cobb County, Georgia, got more accurate and timely updates on wait times at polling locations open for early voting during this year's US presidential election. Here's how IT made it happen.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/7/2016
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Will Cost Company Billions
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
In an Oct. 14 statement, Samsung estimated that the recall of its Galaxy Note smartphone will cost the company as much as $3 billion over the next several quarters. So far, Samsung has received 96 reports of overheating and fire associated with device.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/14/2016
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Killed Following Fire Reports
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
A day after Samsung told partners and carriers to stop selling its flagship Galaxy Note 7, the company released a statement that it would end production all together. It's a huge blow for the South Korean tech giant as the holiday shopping season approaches.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/11/2016
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Let's Patent This: A Primer For Enterprise App Developers
Lincoln Essig, Partner, Knobbe Martens
Commentary
Patents aren't typically the first thing on your mind when you're developing an application for your enterprise. Yet, there's a great deal of creative development work going on at organizations of all types and sizes. Attorney Lincoln Essig provides five steps IT professionals and enterprise app developers can take to make sure your company's intellectual property is protected.
By Lincoln Essig Partner, Knobbe Martens, 10/11/2016
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Production Halts Amid More Fire Reports
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
According to reports from South Korea, Samsung is stopping production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone following more reports of the devices catching fire. Also, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and AT&T have stopped selling the phones, as well as replacements. UPDATE: Late on Oct. 10, Samsung released its own statement.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/10/2016
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Mobile Market Forecasts Send Mixed Signals
Scott Ferguson, Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech
News
Separate reports from Gartner and IDC paint different pictures of the state of the mobile market in 2016, and what the next few years may hold for space.
By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 10/7/2016
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10 Priorities, Concerns Facing State CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
State CIOs are not immune to the enterprise transformation issues that are hitting IT organizations everywhere. Here's a look inside the trends at the state government level, from the annual NASCIO State CIO Survey for 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/3/2016
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