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The Internet of Things and the Emergence of the Smart Public Sector

02/18/2014

Tamir Borensztajn, Executive Director Public Sector Innovation What effect do connected devices and applications have on public sector domains such as sustainability, public safety, transportation and infrastructure? Over the next several weeks, we will explore the Internet of Things, what it means to government and education, the emergence of a ... Continue reading The Internet of Things and the Emergence of the Smart Public Sector »

The Foundation of a Smarter City

02/10/2014

By Kurt Steward, Ph.D., Executive Director, and Tamir Borensztajn, Executive Director, Public Sector Innovation EMEA The term “Smart Cities” has been used in a variety of contexts over the past few years to describe governmental agencies that have adopted new technologies in an effort to collect, and then analyze, the ... Continue reading The Foundation of a Smarter City »

Sustainability initiatives are changing the way we think about the future

02/05/2014

An increasing number of government organizations are now evaluating how they manage infrastructure and deliver services in a way that protects natural resources, and that enable future generations to enjoy an improved standard of living with adequate energy, environmental and financial resources to do so. These concepts, and many more, ... Continue reading Sustainability initiatives are changing the way we think about the future »

Spotlight: Infor in EMEA

Many government authorities in EMEA are working with Infor to help deliver better services to citizens while attaining operational efficiencies along the way. An example at hand: the Waterschap Brabantse Delta. This regional water authority in Breda, the Netherlands, uses Infor EAM solutions to work mobile, improve workflow efficiencies and ... Continue reading Spotlight: Infor in EMEA »

Reinventing EMS: Enabling Information Technology Solutions to Complete the Care Continuum

The expectations of EMS agencies are higher now than ever before. Advanced treatments, expanded protocols, and a population that has a growing reliance on emergency services is taxing an industry already at capacity. Combined with the impact of the Affordable Care Act, tighter budgets, and diminishing financial resources, EMS agencies ... Continue reading Reinventing EMS: Enabling Information Technology Solutions to Complete the Care Continuum »

Infor Public Sector Suite Mobility

02/03/2014

By Juan Ortiz, Senior Product Manager, Infor Public Sector Suite (Hansen) State and local government agencies are rapidly embracing mobility as a means of transforming their organizations. These agencies are aggressively pursuing application development projects to help public sector employees increase efficiency and productivity through mobile solutions. However, whether an ... Continue reading Infor Public Sector Suite Mobility »

The New Normal for Public Sector Budgeting: Bridging the Technology Gap

01/27/2014

Dr. Kurt Steward, Executive Director, Infor Public Sector Innovation To effectively operate in the new climate, Infor is committed to equipping governments at all levels with technology that supports new work processes based on the principles of participatory budgeting. The work processes include budgeting elements for each level within and ... Continue reading The New Normal for Public Sector Budgeting: Bridging the Technology Gap »

2014 Predictions: Emergency Medical Services, Collaboration, and the New Healthcare Equation

01/13/2014

By Dr. Kurt Steward, Executive Director, Infor Public Safety and Health Human Services Practices The lines between healthcare and the public sector continue to be blurred in the U.S. as the provisions of the Affordable Care Act are now a reality. With the adaptation of new technologies, Emergency Medical Service ... Continue reading 2014 Predictions: Emergency Medical Services, Collaboration, and the New Healthcare Equation »

New standards show growing emphasis on asset management

01/06/2014

By Ted Rhinehart, Director Infor Public Sector Strategy The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced that it will publish a new physical asset management set of standards, ISO 55001, in January. This is another milestone in the international trend, among all organizations managing significant physical or infrastructure assets, towards the ... Continue reading New standards show growing emphasis on asset management »

Infor EAM meets state-of-the-art asset management objectives

09/30/2013

Public sector agencies which manage water, sewer and storm water systems; or roadway, bridge, traffic or transit systems; or buildings, parks, library or fleet systems; are increasingly using advanced asset management to complete a comprehensive inventory of all of their physical assets, their condition, their maintenance histories, and their plans ... Continue reading Infor EAM meets state-of-the-art asset management objectives »

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