Government News Roundup – January 2019 Edition
January 8, 2019
The disruption in how federal employees work is already happening. With all of the policies being put into place to enable agencies to promote remote and flexible work, what does the future of the trend hold for government agencies?
With more agencies promoting telework and remote work comes the challenge of ensuring effective, reliable, and secure communications from these alternate locations. UCaaS helps agencies meet this need.
Federal employees who take advantage of flexible work programs score higher on performance reviews and report higher job satisfaction.
The results of the most recent report on work-life balance in federal employees found that workers who utilize the option are happier, healthier, more likely to stay and better able to deal with job stress.
State and Local Agency News
No surprise that security topped the NASCIO top 10 list for the 2nd year in a row, but cloud solutions are making inroads with the number 2 spot.
State CIO Priorities for 2019 – Security and Cloud Services remain a key focus for State Technology Leaders
NASCIO has released their annual state technology leaders’ top priorities for the coming year. Security and cloud services remain top priorities.
King County, WA CIO, Aaron Barak, shares how cloud technologies are enabling small, local governments to redeploy the workforce from operations and maintenance to engineering and delivery activities.