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Federal IoT Apps Can Enhance Security, Increase Efficiency and Improve Data Collection

Emerging Internet of Things applications range widely, from utility savings to military reconnaissance.

About // FedTech magazine deeply explores the critical issues federal IT leaders face as they evaluate and implement technology solutions to enhance their agency's or department's mission. FedTech is published by CDW, headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill.

How Automation Can Help Agencies Thwart Today’s Cyber Adversaries

Agencies need to be more efficient about cybersecurity, because every lost minute can make the difference between a successful attack and an unsuccessful one.

As Feds Grapple with Legacy IT, Cybersecurity Remains a Paramount Concern

Keeping IT systems secure with up-to-date patches and hiring cybersecurity personnel are critical for agencies as they deal with aging technology.

Army’s Cloud Pilot Lays the Foundation for Data Center Consolidation

The Army aims to work with IBM on a cloud trial at the Redstone Arsenal facility in Alabama to improve its efficiency and serve as a test case for shuttering data centers.

GSA Pushes for a New Wave of Collaboration Tools for Agencies

The agency wants input on a range of tools for productivity and communication that can be both interoperable and secure.

How Will Federal IT Modernization Take Shape in 2017?

Congress is likely going to revive efforts to help government agencies use savings to update legacy technology systems.

The 4 Biggest Trends in Federal IT in 2016

There were several major developments in federal technology this year, including IT modernization, data center optimization, efforts to move to the cloud, and, of course, cybersecurity.

Feds Frustrated by Slow Application Performance, Survey Says

As federal networks have grown more complicated, certain apps, such as collaboration tools, have seen their operations suffer, according to a survey conducted by Riverbed Technology.

OPM, IRS Demonstrate Different Ways Forward on IT Modernization

As hope fades for congressional action this year on legislation to modernize legacy technology, agencies are displaying multiple ways to tackle the issue.

Feds Says Security, Agencies’ Mission Cannot Be Forgotten During 2017 IT Transition

As the Trump administration takes shape, the changeover should not impair how technology helps agencies meet their mission goals, federal IT leaders said at an event in Washington.

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