FEDERAL

PODCAST: Polycom’s Tia Crawford discusses the role of collaboration solutions in cybersecurity at the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium

This week, the Polycom Federal team is in Baltimore, MD for AFCEA’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium – a conference that brings together senior military decision makers and industry experts to discuss new technologies and best practices in cybersecurity.

This is an extremely important topic in the federal government, not only …

STATE AND LOCAL

Collaboration between counties and access to citizen services driving NY to VTC

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the New York State Local Government IT Directors Association’s Annual Spring Conference. Despite the long name, the NYSLGITDA Conference was a short, three day event that brought CIOs, IT decision makers and other senior leaders from the State of New York …

EDUCATION

Stump the Teacher delivers revolutionary thought at 2015 ISTE: A Q&A with Josh Stumpenhorst

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a non-profit organization that seeks to “empower connected learners in a connected world.” Having been a premier event in education for three decades, the 2015 ISTE conference promises to deliver practical tips and strategies for technology use inside the …

HEALTHCARE

Tips & Tricks for a Successful RUS-DLT Application

The United States Department of Agriculture posted the deadline to apply to the 2015 RUS-DLT Grant Program late last week. The program’s deadline is officially July 6, 2015. This is a date that all healthcare systems, educators and local governments in rural areas should circle on their calendar right away.…

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