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  1. How IT Resilience Has Become An Effective Cost-Cutter For State Governments
    3/10/2016

    They say you have to spend money to make money, but having to spend money to save money is oftentimes equally true. In a paper published by Management Science — Do CIO IT Budgets Explain Bigger or Smaller Governments? Theory and Evidence from U.S. State Governments — researchers were able to demonstrate this fact as it relates to government spending on IT. According to the study, “It is estimated that on average, a $1 increase in state CIO budgets is associated with a reduction of as much as $3.49 in state overall expenditures.”

  2. Why Aren’t Organizations Paying More Attention To Governance?
    3/10/2016

    In the last 10 years, we have seen a major growth in data, which is now created, captured and shared at an unprecedented level. That has created a tsunami of information for organizations to filter, analyze and store.

  3. What Can IT Providers Do To Help Combat The Human Component Of Data Security Vulnerabilities?
    2/29/2016

    IT providers have a responsibility to do everything feasible to assure the success of their customers. Hard drives do fail and tornados do occur; however, with surprising frequency, more threats are occurring as a result of fellow human beings.

  4. The Top 7 Benefits Of Building Situational Awareness In Safe Cities
    2/3/2016

    Safe city initiatives help cities achieve true situational awareness — both in routine times and during emergency situations — by aggregating a large amount of data and turning it into actionable intelligence.

  5. 3 Access Control Trends That Drive The Convergence Of Physical And Logical Functions
    1/21/2016

    The government has sought to create a standardized access control and identity management approach for physical and logical security across its agencies. Advancements in technology have transformed a seemingly impossible vision into an achievable goal, which a variety of industries can take stock in how this model benchmarks against their security strategies.

  6. How You Can Help Your Field Services Clients Add A Preventive Maintenance Program
    1/20/2016

    Thanks to advancing technology, machines are increasingly complex, which emphasizes even greater need for a mobile management system and strong customer service.

  7. Why Cloud Solutions Will Be Implemented More Often In Regulated Industries In 2016
    1/5/2016

    In 2016, organizations in highly regulated industries will increase their use of cloud solutions to support and complement their existing technology infrastructure.

  8. How Big Data Works For Safe Cities
    12/22/2015

    Unified security management solutions are valuable in helping cities collect and analyze important data to deliver actionable intelligence and greater situational awareness.

  9. 6 Things Integrators Need To Know About Video Surveillance
    12/16/2015

    When planning a video wall setup to aid with video surveillance, there are a number of things to consider including working with a design team that offers knowledge and experience can help maximize the long-term ROI of the investment from both a system performance and financial perspective.

  10. 5 Markets That Are Buying 2D Bar Code Scanners
    11/3/2015

    Although 1D bar codes are still prevalent across all industries, the implementation of 2D bar codes has skyrocketed. The reason is simple; smaller size and increased information.