Government News Roundup – September 2018 Edition

Government News Roundup – September 2018 Edition

Federal News

How Agencies Can Best Compete for MGT Act Funds


$55 Million still remains in the first round of IT Modernization funding, and federal technology leaders advise agencies focus on return on investment when submitting proposals.

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Collab9 named Industry Innovator 2018 by Washington Technology’s Government Innovation Awards

Collab9 is changing the game. Named as an Industry Innovator by Washington Tech Magazine, collab9’s unique best-of-breed solution is named for their efforts to aid government officials in modernizing public-sector communications.

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FedRAMP leadership shuffle

“Mr. FedRAMP” leaves role as FedRAMP director after 7 years and will become assistant commissioner for the Office of Products and Programs. Ashley Mahan tapped to take his place.

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Modernization countdown: 5 reasons to move to cloud

It’s no secret that agencies have been tasked with modernizing IT systems, but in case you haven’t heard, here are 5 reasons you need to make the move.

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State and Local Agency News

How Cloud Technologies Are Revolutionizing Local Business Environments

Cloud technologies enable local governments to redeploy staff and resources to focus on delivering innovative products benefiting local citizens.

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Innovation Lead Will Help New Jersey Modernize Process, Support the Tech Economy

New Jersey’s inaugural Chief Innovation Officer looks to reclaim the innovation economy for the state.

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State Lawmakers Praise Collaboration, Highlight Future Technologies in North Carolina

State and Local Governments are setting the example for moving faster than they can and affecting change in IT.

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How Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) Protects State and Local Agencies’ Ability to Communicate in Disasters

With the approaching hurricane season, coastal regions are preparing for the potential severe weather. Learn how cloud solutions, like UCaaS, protect state and local agencies and their citizens in the event of both natural and man-made disasters, enabling local governments to keep citizens safe.

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