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Citrix Survey: 60% of Enterprises Believe Mobility Gives Them Advantage in Market

A Citrix survey has identified mobility has become one of the top priorities for enterprises as more than 60 percent of organizations consider mobile workers as giving them an edge in competition. Forty-eight percent of businesses polled in the “Mobility in Business” report use mobile device management tools while 47 percent employ mobile application management...


Frost & Sullivan: Defense C4ISR Market to See Downturn Between 2014, 2018

A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan says the Defense Department‘s reduced budget is pushing technology providers to come up with consolidated offerings, modification proposals and product improvements. Frost & Sullivan expects the DoD C4ISR market to be worth $41.42 billion in 2014 and $35.20 billion in 2018, the firm said Thursday. The downturn is creating...


ForeSee Scores SSA Websites High on Customer Satisfaction Survey

A ForeSee survey has found that some federally-run websites fared better than private sector e-commerce sites in terms of customer satisfaction in the third quarter of 2013. More than 270,000 responses throughout 105 government portals were collected for the ACSI E-Government Satisfaction Index quarterly report, ForeSee said Tuesday. “As more citizens continue to access the Internet...


IMS: Some Barriers Remain for Mobile Health App Adoption

The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics has released findings of a study, claiming a majority of mobile applications for healthcare services have limited usage and features. The “Patient Apps for Improved Healthcare: From Novelty to Mainstream” study reveals that diet and exercise apps account for most of the health-related mobile applications while development initiatives fail...


RSA Conference Speakers Outline New Cyber Defense Methods

Top information security leaders gathered at the RSA Conference Europe 2013 conference in Amsterdam to discuss how enterprise organizations can build up their cyber defense postures in response to a changing security landscape. Speakers noted that organizations realize they are responsible for protecting themselves, business partners and their supply chains, EMC said Tuesday. “Attackers look...


RSA Study: Cyber Monday Could Bring Attacks on Merchants

New research commissioned by EMC security division RSA indicates that some retail establishments in the U.S. and U.K. may not be ready to deal with cyber attacks but know they are likely to get hit. Merchants believe they could lose as much as $3.4 million per hour of disruption during Cyber Monday due to lost...


GovCon Daily for Oct. 29: Charles Green Heads to Deloitte Federal as Medical Chief and more from Executive Mosaic

GovCon Daily Top Stories From Executive Mosaic’s Media Portfolio on Mon, Oct. 29 as Selected by Publisher Jim Garrettson Charles Green Named Deloitte Federal Health Chief Medical Officer   Rodney Joffe of Neustar Selected to Receive FBI Cyber Investigation Award    Stan Ratcliffe: NCR to Help TSA Deploy Mobile Boarding Pass Tech   Tony Smeraglinolo:...


Defense Industry Hones Focus on Cloud-Based, Virtual Cross-Domain Tools

Defense software and security companies have weighed in on how to use cross-domain products that use virtualization technology in cloud computing environments, according to a KMI Media Group report published July 19. Peter Buxbaum writes there is agreement on the need for technology that can merge information from disparate data repositories that have different types...


CFOs Discuss Changing Roles, Tech Tools; Matthew France Comments

Senior finance executives who seek to maximize their company’s growth are taking on new roles and embracing advances in technology, participants to the recent 2013 CFO Rising West event learned. Speakers at the Oct. 6-9 conference included Frank Calderoni, chief financial officer at Cisco Systems, who discussed transformation as a “critical initiative” for finance organizations...


GovCon Daily for Oct. 28: Gulu Gambhir Elevates to Corporate CTO at Leidos and more from Executive Mosaic

GovCon Daily Top Stories From Executive Mosaic’s Media Portfolio on Mon, Oct. 28 as Selected by Publisher Jim Garrettson Gulu Gambhir Named Leidos Corporate CTO    George Krivo: DynCorp Wins War Reserve Materiel Asset Contract’s Fifth Year      Larry Besterman: TWD to Offer Customers Vidyo’s Communications Technology      Orlando Carvalho on the New...

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