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Government Enterprise Architecture | Software AG Government Solutions

Four Reasons You Need to Implement a Robust Application Rationalization Program

Government agencies need more visibility into their application environment to understand and reduce their business risks and improve enterprise performance. However, it’s often difficult for agencies to execute an effective application rationalization program for a variety of reasons, whether it’s because of manual application inventory management processes, competing business priorities or resistance to change within…

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What Are APIs and How Do They Work?

What are APIs exactly? In simple terms, an Application Programming Interface (API) is a software intermediary that allows applications to talk to each other. But it’s not just limited to applications; basically, it allows various types of digital systems such as, servers, cloud applications, and back ends of software to collaborate with each other and…

Cloud Native Applications for Government | Software AG Government Solutions

Why You Need a FedRAMP-Authorized IT Transformation Tool

With federal mandates around technology business management (TBM), FITARA, DODAF and other frameworks, it’s now more important than ever for federal agencies to gain complete visibility and control over their enterprise architecture and application portfolios. Better enterprise architecture management can reduce organizational risks and technology costs. It also fosters greater collaboration between the business and…

Using an Integration Platform to Help Prevent Waste, Fraud, And Abuse In Government Agencies

Today, more than ever, government agencies need to ensure that money is spent wisely and correctly. In this article, you’ll learn how Software AG’s webMethods Integration Platform assists agencies with waste, fraud, and abuse. Using unemployment claims processing as an example, I’ll describe how existing processes can be quickly and easily adapted to save money…

Using APIs to Unlock DoD Data: 4 Key Questions Your Organization Should Ask First

The Department of Defense (DoD) — the federal government’s largest agency and the country’s largest employer — collects a nearly incalculable amount of data. There’s business analytics and decision support data, acquisitions, logistics and financial transaction data, and operational data ranging from reimbursement rates associated with Army Ground vehicles to data for Joint All Domain…

Data’s Role in a Nation’s Defense

What does data mean to the United States Department of Defense? Everything. In 2019, the DoD made the decision to transform into a data-centric organization in order to better use data for a variety of goals, from better preparedness and improved battlefield outcomes to more efficient operations and procurement. The DoD recognized the importance of…

Why Federal Agencies Need to Understand and Organize their IT Portfolios | Software AG Government Solutions

Why Federal Agencies Need to Understand and Organize their IT Portfolios

WashingtonExec writer, Amanda Ziadeh, spoke with Ian Thompson, Federal Civilian Vice President of Software AG Government Solutions, and discussed the current objectives driving federal agencies to manage and understand their application portfolios. During the interview, they considered some of the challenges that agencies face in their application rationalization initiative, how successful federal agencies have started…

The Top Three Reasons to Consider a Government Integration Hub | Software AG Government Solutions

The Top Three Reasons to Consider a Government Integration Hub

In August of 2020, WashingtonExec senior reporter, Amanda Ziadeh, sat down with Tod Weber, CEO of Software AG Government Solutions, to discuss their real-time Government Integration Hub and how it is being used across federal, state, and local government to support emergency responses. We’ve rounded up the top three reasons why your agency or organization…

With APIs, Hope Is Not A Strategy | Software AG Government Solutions

With APIs, Hope Is Not A Strategy

Are you agile? I’m not asking if you can perform a back-bend without ending up in hospital. What I want to know is, can your company quickly scale up to a digital environment and add anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 new users a day? Many organizations cannot, and we are seeing them fall by the…