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Salesforce’s Mike Daniels: Platform, Customer Engagement Keys to Maximize Agency Cloud Investment

Mike Daniels, senior vice president of public sector sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), said government agencies seeking to maximize the benefits of cloud adoption should select the right platform and focus on how they engage with and deliver services to citizens. “Focusing on customer engagement helps program, business and IT …

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ECS Taps Elastic’s Open Source Technology for Big Data Services; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — ECS will utilize search company Elastic’s open source and software-as-a-service platforms in an effort to supplement the information technology provider’s big data offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership aims to build on the data security, monitoring, reporting and machine learning capabilities of federal civilian, …

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Salesforce’s Dave Rey Pushes Customer Experience, ‘SaaS First’ for Federal Cloud Strategy Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 27, 2018 — Dave Rey, executive vice president of Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) public sector business in North America, has urged the government to include customer experience among the goals in its planned update to the federal cloud computing policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. Rey, a two-time …

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Oracle Offers Cloud-Based Land Mgmt App for State & Local Gov’t; Mark Johnson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) has added a cloud-based, software-as-a-service application to its portfolio of offerings in support of local and state government agencies’ land management operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 5. The company said Oct. 4 the Oracle Public Sector Community Development app works to …

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GSA Taps Teams Led by Carahsoft, Grant Thornton for $2.5B Payroll SaaS BPA

The General Services Administration has awarded a potential 10-year, $2.5B blanket purchase agreement to two teams led by Carahsoft Technology and Grant Thornton to update the government payroll, leave management and work schedule systems. The NewPay BPA includes the delivery of software-as-a-service platforms and services to support the federal government’s …

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Deloitte Digital’s Sasa Eric: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform User Engagement

Sasa Eric, a senior manager at Deloitte Digital, has said there are three factors agencies should consider as they transform operations through cloud adoption and one is the opportunity that cloud offers when it comes to enhancing user experience. Eric wrote that agencies should consider adopting a mix of cloud …

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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Cloud Adoption Plan Could Help Agencies Meet Service, Security Needs

Kevin Paschuck, senior vice president and chief operating officer of public sector business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies that aim to adopt cloud technology should have a plan in place to meet service and security requirements. Agency information technology leaders “should take a top-down, mission-capability view of their …

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OpenGov Buys Peak Democracy in Citizen Engagement Tech Expansion Push

Redwood City, California-based government budgeting systems provider OpenGov has purchased Berkeley, California-based technology company Peak Democracy for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand its citizen engagement platforms for the government sector. OpenGov said Friday it will integrate Peak Democracy’s Open Town Hall offering with its Smart Government Cloud …

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HII Partner Ivis Technologies to Sell Jointly Developed Compliance Mgmt SaaS Product

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has authorized Ivis Technologies to market a jointly developed compliance management product as a subscription-based software as-a-service platform through a multi-year agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. HII said Tuesday it contributed its experience in compliance with Ivis’ software technology to develop the lean governance, …

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Concur’s Matt Gibbons: Mobile Tech Platforms Could Help Agencies Manage Employee Expenses

Matt Gibbons, senior director of public sector sales at Bellevue, Washington-based travel and expense management services provider Concur, has said government agencies should adopt mobile technology platforms to accurately record and manage employee-initiated spending data. Gibbons wrote the adoption of mobile platforms in order to capture spending data works to …

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