Recap & Recording: Understanding the AR/VR Market and Suppliers

Jun 27, 2019
Given the pace of technological and social change, we are in the midst of a transformation in the way we interact with computing machines. Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are enabling engagement with data in three dimensions and changing the way that learning and training...

Applications for AI in Military IoT – Invitation to a NATO/DefSec Workshop

Oct 2, 2019
We are delighted to inform our readers of a new series of workshops aimed at influencing and hopefully solving some of the hottest issues facing NATO right now. This is a fascinating set of discussions because each topic will tackle a concrete challenge that NATO needs to solve through...

First Open Source Knowledge Graph on European Public Procurement

Jul 19, 2019
The ‘TheyBuyForYou’ project brings together researchers, innovators and public administrations from five European countries who are working on guidelines for procurement data visualisation. An international research team with open data specialists from the University of Southampton have...

Federal IT Market Grew by 10 Percent in Fiscal 2018

Jul 3, 2019
The Trump administration is making significant commitments to bolster information technology (IT) infrastructure. The federal government outlines intentions of substantial investments in digital services for citizens, upgrading information security, and data-driven decision making in the...

Forbes Examines the Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies to Watch

Jun 21, 2019
Businesses are in dire need of moving past the obsolete “trust but verify” model of security. Companies are offering innovative security solutions founded in a “Zero Trust Security framework” instead. This framework enforces the least privilege and never trusts, always verifies from within...

Cloud Players: Who’s Who in the Government Market According to GovTech

Jun 21, 2019
There are a handful of large-scale, well-established big wigs in the cloud industry. Amazon Web Services and Microsoft are the heaviest hitters in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market, closely trailed by Google, IBM, and Oracle. However, GovTech uncovered a surprising reality when it...

Evolving Procurement Through Technology, Diversity, and Cooperative Purchasing

Jun 19, 2019
Episode 16 of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast featuring Tammy Rimes   As a career purchasing agent for the City of San Diego, Tammy Rimes has witnessed procurement evolution firsthand. “In the past, for something as simple as a streetlight, we’d look at the specs and buy the same light...

Opportunity to Boost Public Procurement Power

Jun 13, 2019
ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects that can bring buyers and...