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Governing outsourced development for transparency and accountability in the public sector

IBM Rational offers tools for governing your agencies outsourced application development projects helping to increase transparency into your projects reducing project overrun and boosting project results. Join this webcast to learn about IBM Rational's solution for helping Government agencies raise accountability and increase transparency with the Governing Outsource Development Solution.

Using the System Architect Migration Toolkit to migrate your DoDAF 1.5 models to DoDAF 2.0

In response to the DoD directive calling for the use of DoDAF 2.0; IBM has launched the System Architect Migration Toolkit. The webcast reviews the content and benefits of the Toolkit and how it is designed to reduce the cost and time needed for the migration of model assets into DoDAF 2.0.

Developing an enterprise architecture practice using IBM Rational System Architect and TOGAF 9

This webcast explains how IBM Rational System Architect with TOGAF 9 content provides a solid foundation for establishing an enterprise architecture practice for your organization

Why you should develop applications for IBM AIX on IBM AIX

Learn how to use a combination of application lifecycle management tools and integrated development environments to build cutting-edge applications for the IBM AIX platform. Features discussed include source code management, automated team-based build, enhanced edit/compile/debug of C/C++ and COBOL applications, and work planning capabilities.

Can government deliver with fewer resources? You can with CLM

Join IBM thought leaders to discuss how recent evolutions in lifecycle management helps government agencies deliver more with fewer resources. Investing in the right technology positions government agencies to deliver much needed services to citizens at a lesser cost and more effectively and efficiently.

Using tools to simplify the government capital planning process

Experts from IBM to discuss approaches for strategic planning, from municipal reference models and enterprise architecture, to investment portfolio management and application portfolio management to maximize desired outcomes while exploiting IT to minimize costs. Discussion will include best practices and examples surrounding capital planning, enterprise architecture and application management.

Podcasts  

Introducing Rational's intelligent transportation systems capabilities

Green light—go! We are proud to introduce IBM Rational capabilities to accelerate the planning, design, and the development of complex intelligent transportation systems, while ensuring compliance to regulations. Public sector stakeholders in the planning, design, and development of modern infrastructure need help supporting compliance to standards, ensuring traceability across the ecosystem, and governing outsourced projects from scope development to operation and deployment. Join this podcast to learn the newest solutions offered by IBM Rational.


Agility with discipline in the government environment

Richard Knaster Alan Brown Richard Knaster Alan Brown Many agencies are adopting, or want to adopt Agile practices to drive faster delivery, higher quality and improved collaboration. An iterative approach to software delivery allows for a constant evolution of requirements, driving refinements more frequently in the development process, ensuring timely delivery of critical software. Despite the benefits, agencies have adoption challenges unique to the government environment. Join this podcast to learn a few strategies your organization can leverage for successful agile adoption. Speakers, Alan Brown, Richard Knaster and Kimberly Gist.


Governing outsourced development for government agencies

For years, governments have been trying to reap the benefits of Service-Oriented Architectures to improve their business agility. Whether agency information and processes are currently deployed on legacy systems, requires new modern development, or relies on the integration of open data, the core principles and capabilities for collaborative development can help drive successful SOA programs resulting in improved citizen outcomes and reduced costs. Bruce Baron and Roger LeBlanc, speakers.


Government by design: A strategic planning approach for government

Government by design is the application of strategic planning to provide a comprehensive view of the entire government agency. Repeatable processes help analyze the portfolio of capabilities and resources relating to their strategy and priorities; capture the current state of programs, services and technology and; identify the gaps between what exists and what is needed. The Government by Design approach leverages information to create a plan producing the best outcomes for your organization and citizens. Tammy Kulesa and Jim Amsden, speakers.


Improving the effectiveness of government IT programs

In these tough economic times, all government agencies are required to cut their costs, reduce future spending on IT and get smart. Join to hear IBM experts discuss successful strategies for helping Government organizations achieving the cost cutting goal and enabling smarter government.


Using the System Architect Migration Toolkit to migrate your DoDAF 1.5 models to DoDAF 2.0

Many IBM Rational System Architect users have an inventory of model assets in US Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) version 1.5 and other sources. These model assets can be in DoDAF Classic, DoDAF ABM, in other models or in all these forms. Users in the DoD, the aerospace and defense industries have created and reused these model assets over an extended period of time for various projects. Chuck Faris, speaker.


Videos  

IBM Rational solutions for smarter government services

Watch the video This short video provides an overview of an IBM Rational approach to delivering citizen-oriented solutions for a smart government. At every level of government, we face extreme challenges to deliver more with fewer resources. In order to keep up with the ever changing needs, and the rapid evolution of technology, government agencies must find ways to align services to the needs of the people while reducing their costs and expanding services. Taking a strategic approach to design the business of the government can help create smart government.

Oklahoma Department of Human Services improving services while lowering costs

Watch the video Oklahoma Department of Human Services needs to be a dynamic agency able to adapt quickly, improve and expand services, all while using less resources. Find out how they transformed their disparate, redundant systems environment into a standardized, cost-efficient IT infrastructure.

Modeling the business of government

Watch the video Hear from Roy Wiseman, CIO of the Canadian municipality of Peel, who along with other IT executives across Canada have been collaborating and capturing ideas on how to make government smarter through the development of a Municipal Reference Model. Roy will discuss how his team has worked with IBM Rational to make this model more actionable and accelerate collaboration which is improving the business of government across Canada.

White papers  

Government by design: Discover how to use strategic planning to design the business of government

Government organizations are facing extreme challenges to deliver more with fewer resources, to maintain or increase service levels with a smaller workforce and to reduce budgets. Addressing these challenges requires a strategic approach to determining what businesses the government should be in and the extent to which it should invest in those businesses.

Delivering stakeholder-centric services: from strategy to execution

This report describes the challenges that arise during a transformation to stakeholder-centric or citizen-centric service delivery. It highlights the crucial roles that key business and IT capabilities play for any public sector organization navigating those challenges.

Improving outcomes with effective implementation of DoDAF

This white paper highlights reasons why the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) is mandated and describes recent changes to the framework, with a brief description of how IBM Rational solutions can help your organization realize greater value from adoption and using DoDAF in your development process.

Solution briefs  

IBM Rational solutions for smarter government services

Improve programs and deliver citizen-centered experiences while reducing cost and risk.

Strategic planning solutions for government agencies

Enhance your government organization's agility and flexibility, and align IT investments with business goals with Rational enterprise architecture solutions.

Functional, flexible, fiscally responsible cloud solutions for government

Get the most out of your existing hardware and speedtime to market for new services and capabilities.

Leveraging 20th century technology in 21st century government

Modernize government to revitalize investments,reduce spending, and facilitate smarter services.

Case studies  

Green eMotion

A 42-member consortium, comprised of municipalities, industry and utilities, sets the standards and creates the integrated processes to help make Europe's vision of millions of electric vehicles on its roadways a reality.

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Oklahoma Department of Human Services needs to be a dynamic agency able to adapt quickly, improve and expand services, all while using less resources. Find out how they transformed their disparate, redundant systems environment into a standardized, cost-efficient IT infrastructure.

Bundesministerium für Inneres

Austria's Vienna-based Bundesministerium für Inneres (the Federal Ministry of the Interior) is leveraging powerful data integration capabilities and analytics to significantly improve disaster planning, reduce crime and enhance education opportunities.

City of Karlsruhe

How local councils and mayors channel the information explosion. The City of Karlsruhe introduced a consulting and administrative information system based on the IBM Websphere Portal and IBM OmniFind. This solution provides a single uniform interface that allows users to reach different data sources for structured access.

Egyptian Ministry of Interior halves cost of apps with EGL

As antiterrorism laws tightened, the Ministry of Interior of Egypt had to improve the information collection process and enhance responsiveness. By using Enterprise Generation Language (EGL), IBM Informix and other IBM middleware products, the team converted its legacy systems.

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