Upcoming FCW Features


Upcoming FCW Feature

May 30 2012

Data Center Consolidation: Progress, Strategies & Challenges
The once quick pace of data center closures as part of the federal data center consolidation initiative is slowing as agencies get past the easy wins and confront more difficult choices. Find out how some leading agencies are tackling the second, more challenging phase of consolidation.
Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT verizon DOT net

Continuous Monitoring
Government security execs recognize that FISMA’s periodic compliance snapshots are not enough to keep up with rapidly evolving security threats. Learn why systems that can continuously monitor for security threats can fill the gap, and what it will take to build such capabilities.
Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

Posted on Apr 02, 2012 at 12:20 PM0 comments


Upcoming FCW Feature

May 15 2012

Inside DOD: IT Strategy
Find out what parts of the Defense Department’s ambitious IT Enterprise Strategy and Roadmap might be most at risk due to possible budget cuts, and which parts could take on greater importance.
Writer: Amber Corrin, acorrin AT 1105govinfo DOT com

Mobile Applications
This story will examine the pros and cons of developing HTML5-based mobile web sites versus apps that run natively on mobile devices. The applications can be intended for use by government employees or the general public.
Writer: John Zyskowski, jzyskowski AT 1105govinfo DOT com

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Upcoming FCW Feature

April 30 2012

Tips for Improving Government Performance
Is insufficient communication – between government and industry, and between government acquisition and program managers – holding back better performance of federal procurements? We will look at several initiatives that specifically aim to improve communication among all the stakeholders, and ask whether such efforts are likely to produce the desired results.
Writer: Matthew Weigelt, mweigelt AT fcw DOT com

Cloud Storage
The non-stop production of and insatiable appetite for electronic data is putting agencies’ traditional enterprise storage approaches under a growing price and performance strain. Learn how new techniques like erasure coding and object storage combined with a cloud-delivery model can provide a potentially more cost-effective and secure way forward.
Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT verizon DOT net

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