Integration remains top of mind for those working in government IT. At the same time, we are becoming more connected each day, and people expect to have the same level of automation, integration and resulting speed on work devices that they have on personal hand-held devices.
As 2014 draws to a close and the chaos and excitement of the holiday season permeates both our personal and work lives, we’ll be offering tips on how to better align your mission with your business processes in order to streamline complexity and help agencies maximize their IT investments. In both, the private and public sectors, organizations have to do more with less. Driving efficiency into an agency’s mission approach requires continuous improvement and realignment in the business model, operations and processes. It’s certainly not easy but focusing on analyzing processes within your enterprise applications can improve operations in dramatic and easily measured ways.
At the beginning of October, we introduced National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security and the shared responsibility citizens and businesses have to help secure the Internet. Each week during NCSAM revolves around a different theme representing a facet of cyber security. This week’s theme is Critical Infrastructure and The Internet of Things (IoT).