Federal Insights

IHS reports that the Internet of Things (IoT) will double from around 15 billion devices in 2015 to more than 30 billion devices by 2020. There is no doubt that the federal government is sharing in this growth. Already agencies are using IoT devices, with uses ranging from soldiers gathering data from satellite imagery and other sensors before or during a mission to agencies tracking critical assets such as trucks, construction materials or medicine supplies.

 

These opportunities are only going to increase as government agencies integrate more Internet of Things (IoT) devices into supporting mission outcomes. What many may not realize is that occurring in the background is likely a wireless network that makes data retrieval from these sensors possible. For the federal government to capitalize on the potential of IoT, it needs a network that is scalable, integrates Wi-Fi technology seamlessly with cellular networks and can be easily deployed. These requirements can all be achieved with a few considerations.

 

Read more...

Making Wireless Access and BYOD a Reality at your Agency

by ccollura on ‎01-11-2017 05:42 AM (1,905 Views)

Mobile devices have become ubiquitous in our society. According to the Digital Government Strategy group, more Americans access the internet from mobile devices than from desktop computers. These devices increase productivity in citizens’ personal lives and offer agencies the opportunity to more efficiently deliver services and meet mission objectives.

Read more...

Network modernization is more than a buzzword. It is a real, mission-critical endeavor central to the goals of every federal agency. It is also one that, if left ignored, will have huge ramifications.

Read more...

Internet of the Things You Can Do in Government IT

by Anthony Robbins on ‎04-01-2015 06:46 AM (4,426 Views)

The Internet of Things is making a huge impact on the public sector and changing the role of everyday devices, from watches to thermometers. As government’s understanding of the IoT expands, agencies are now thinking in terms of what they can do as a result of these connected devices. This is what we define as the “Internet of Things You Can Do.”

Read more...

Announcements
Click here to Visit our Federal Tech Corner

 

Flash Forward with Gen6
Top Kudoed Posts
Subject Kudos
2
Gen6 Downloads and Videos
Labels