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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

Posted on Mar 02, 2012 at 12:20 PM


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