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3 Key Lessons from the IRS’ Data Modernization

Monolithic legacy systems are common within federal agencies, but in a world where organizations must now move at the speed of their customers, holding on to legacy infrastructure can reduce agility, lead to inefficiencies and prevent agencies from taking action on their data. The IRS faced this challenge as it tried to unlock data from…

Simplifying Complex IT: Three Modernization Lessons from Government IT Leaders

Government IT modernization is now in full swing, with agencies increasingly adopting cloud-based systems and SaaS solutions to enhance their agility, improve operational efficiency and cultivate more data-driven decision-making within their organizations. However, for all its benefits, modernization is still inherently complex. To truly become digitally-driven organizations, governments must increase visibility into their IT ecosystem…

State of Play: APIs, Integration and Microservices

A connected enterprise is now essential to win in the market; you must have fast and efficient integration between different systems, applications, departments and individuals. The key players that make it happen? APIs, integration and microservices. Without them, digital transformation is impossible. New independent research conducted by Vanson Bourne revealed that global IT leaders almost all believed…

3 Things to Consider Before Migrating Mainframe Apps to a Low-Code No Code Platform

The marketplace is now saturated with low-code/no-code platforms, offering organizations the promise of innovation and solving business problems faster without a heavy development lift. According to Gartner, by 2023 50% of medium to large IT organizations will adopt low-code application platforms, and this market is expected to grow by 23% this year alone. Low-code/no-code platforms…

DevOps and Automation in webMethods API Gateway

Software AG webMethods API Gateway is the core run time component in Software AG webMethods API Management platform. It enables organizations to secure, manage and monitor their API programs, and expose them securely to external developers, partners, and other consumers. While webMethods API Gateway provides a dedicated, web-based user interface (UI) to perform all the…

Blockchain and IoT: The Future of Supply Chain

Imagine a manufacturing company that has factories, assembly plants, warehouses and offices in over 100 locations in 20 countries. Now imagine that this manufacturer has thousands of suppliers, third party engineering and logistics partners and customer. Supply chain visibility is critical, because each step – from design, manufacture and sales to distribution and tracking repairs – must…

How NaturalONE Helps Governments Become Future-Ready

Today, constituents expect public sector organizations to deliver a compelling customer experience that parallels their experience with consumer brands. However, this is difficult for governments to achieve without mainframe modernization. It’s now critical for government organizations to embrace a DevOps approach and transform their development environment. With the release of NaturalONE 9.1 on the mainframe…

Three Ways an Integration Platform Can Improve Data Sharing in Public Safety

Data is a key strategic asset for many government agencies, but in public safety, timely access to critical information can save lives. However, information sharing across the criminal justice system is still far too onerous. Many agencies rely on legacy systems that lack interoperability and are too difficult to reconfigure, leading to information silos that…

How Enterprise Architecture Management Is Improving Government IT

Like their free-market counterparts, the U.S. government is starting to think more about its processes and the tools that can help them streamline the processes and get more work done. But there are many challenges before government agencies and organizations that may have years of outdated thinking permeating just about every aspect of what they…

An Ultimate Guide to IoT for Government

Late last year, the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 bill was signed into law, which intends to raise awareness and harden security for the many devices — an internet of things — controlled by the U.S. Government. In addition to directing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to create minimum…