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Top 6 Cybersecurity Fails in the Public Sector

Hackers aren’t just whiz kids with too much time on their hands trying to annoy people with spam and viruses. It’s big business nowadays. With more and more sensitive transactions taking place and more valuable information becoming digitized, criminals are more motivated than ever to hack into sensitive infrastructures like those of government or financial […]

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Hybrid SharePoint Deployment: Top 3 Considerations for Public Sector Organizations

Cloud services offer significant benefits for public sector organizations that are looking to upgrade their legacy systems, increase collaboration, and control and secure sensitive data. However, it is very common that some public sector organizations and government agencies aren’t ready to go all-in with the cloud, or may be required to manage some IT infrastructure […]

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Ready for the Cloud? Understanding FedRAMP for Public Sector Organizations

You’ve heard about the benefits, you’ve read the case studies and you know how much the cloud can help your organization’s IT efforts. You’re sold. But now what? For US federal government agencies, before you deploy any cloud solution, you need to make sure the tool has been evaluated and approved by FedRAMP (Federal Risk […]

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Collaboration With Constituents Using Office 365 [Part III] – Push and Pull

As a government or public entity, you have a few set goals when it comes to communicating effectively with those in your community. It likely doesn’t matter if you represent an internal organization in a federal agency, state-level IT service, small town government, or city dogcatcher’s office. Your goals to increase constituent involvement and understanding […]

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Collaboration With Constituents Using Office 365 [Part II] – Centralization

As a government or public entity, you have a few set goals when it comes to communicating effectively with those in your community. It likely doesn’t matter if you represent an internal organization in a federal agency, state-level IT service, small town government, or city dogcatcher’s office. Your goals to increase constituent involvement and understanding […]

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Collaboration With Constituents Using Office 365 [Part I] – Building a Strategy

When working in the public sector, there is a constituency to consider. Whether they directly elected you, depend on your work product, or need open communication paths, your constituents can’t be ignored. It is an important and unique responsibility. But how do you keep the dialogue open with your constituents? I’m in a unique position […]