Government IT organizations that embrace the change that is happening, and learn how to operate within this new environment, will come out winners. IT organizations that don’t adapt risk losing value and hampering the transformation of government.
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Local government is moving faster on cloud adoption that their state and federal counterparts. This article drills down on the 5 cloud benefits that localgov is realizing.
Don't wait until the last minute. Now is the time to start planning for Windows Server 2003 end of life. And might also be a good time to consider a cloud solution so you never have to go through this again.
Go paperless! 90% of government leaders believe reducing paper would save their agency money. 72% of government leaders say reducing paper would enable better constituent service.
Mobile apps are finding their way into more and more local governments. EfficientGov.com provides a short article looking at three cities and their mobile app innovations, including Portland, Springbrook's home city.
It's not just about saving money (though that's part of it). Local governments are finding a whole range of benefits when they move to the cloud. This short article from InformationWeek has 5 benefits you may not have considered.
This is the second of a dynamic duo of excellent cloud articles published by StateTech. This one gives solid advice based on the real-world experience of Milwaukie County.
StateTech just published two awesome articles about how to plan and implement a successful cloud project. Here's the first one. It's worth a read.