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The Rise of Business Video in Government: Five Use Cases
Financing: When Government Needs Money to Save Money
Telemedicine: Extending Specialist Care to Rural Areas
Portable Incident Command for Border Patrol and Critical Infrastructure Protection
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  The Rise of Business Video in Government:
Five Use Cases
Article1 Photo   Video is transforming government in ways ranging from healthcare delivery to justice and telework. State and local governments can match their investment to the need, and many are using Cisco TANDBERG solutions for telework, telemedicine, distance learning, and more.
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Financing: When Government Needs Money to Save Money
Article3 Photo   Ideally, state and local government entities would always be able to afford cost-cutting technologies. Cisco Capital helps government customers pay for their IT acquisitions over several years so that they can implement the complete technology solution right away.
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Telemedicine: Extending Specialist Care to Rural Areas
Article4 Photo   The urgency of delivering healthcare in rural areas is accelerating, as record numbers of veterans return home. To cost-effectively deliver specialist care to rural areas, federal and state healthcare providers are turning to Cisco HealthPresence, a high-definition video telemedicine solution.
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Portable Incident Command for Border Patrol and Critical Infrastructure Protection
Article4 Photo   Limited or nonexistent communications capabilities hamper border control and critical infrastructure protection. The solution? Drive in a Cisco Network Emergency Response Vehicle (NERV) to set up a temporary wireless network supporting voice, IP video surveillance, wireless sensor data, and more.
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  Digital Government Summits  

North Carolina Digital Government Summit
Raleigh, North Carolina
September 1–2

Richmond, Virginia
September 7–8

Los Angeles Technology Forum
Los Angeles, California
September 13–14

Illinois Digital Government Summit
Springfield, Illinois
September 15–16

GTC East – The New York Digital Government Summit
Albany, New York
September 22–23

Georgia Digital Government Summit
Atlanta, Georgia
September 30–October 1

Texas CIO Academy
Austin, Texas
October 7


Michigan Digital Government Summit
Lansing, Michigan
October 19–20

West Virginia Digital Government Summit
Charleston, West Virginia
October 26–27

New York City Technology Forum
Brooklyn, New York
November 4–5

Arkansas Digital Government Summit
Little Rock, Arkansas
November 8

Massachusetts Digital Government Summit
Boston, Massachusetts
November 18–19

New Jersey Digital Government Summit
Trenton, New Jersey
DecemberDate TBA



The Cisco Government Resource Center
Visit the Cisco Government Resource Center, a site we have created to keep you up to date on the technology that can improve the way your agency operates and employees work together.

As a start, download “The Future of Public Sector Workforce and Workspace Sustainability,” a Federal News Radio panel discussion. Listen in as government leaders explore the challenges and opportunities of government collaboration, including:


• Solutions to promote greater transparency and efficiency


• Strategies to build and sustain the government workforce

Visit the Cisco Government Resource Center today and get the most from your technology investments.


“Tap into Grant Funding” and Win a State and Local Government Grant-Writing Kit Valued at $5000

The good news is that funds are out there, but applying for a grant might seem like an overwhelming task, especially when you have limited resources. But with a State and Local Government grant-writing kit, you will get a step-by-step strategy from needs assessment to research on available grants to the development of an actual application for funding.

The winning organization will receive the step-by-step support in the kit from the Grants Office, LLC, a third-party consulting firm.

Giveaway ends September 30, 2010.

>Register to Win


King County, Washington Builds Centralized Data Center

Read how King County used the Cisco Nexus platform and MDS switch to build a highly efficient data center shared by all departments.

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Government Transparency, Communication, and Participation Depend on Modernizing Technology

Hard Times Spur Ideas for Change

Distance Learning in High Definition

Law Enforcement Needs Standards-Based Communications



NASTD National Conference
Portland, Oregon
August 28–September 2

e-Courts East
Tampa, Florida
September 13

NASCIO Annual Conference
Miami, Florida
September 26–29

Secured Cities 2010
Dallas, Texas
September 29–30

Cisco and CDW-G: Architectural Trends in Government and Education Seminar
Cincinnati, Ohio
Chicago, Illinois
Indianapolis, Indiana
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Southfield, Michigan
St. Louis, Missouri
October 6

NASBO Legislative Meeting
Washington, D.C.
October 14–16

International City Managers Association (ICMA)
San Jose, California
October 1720

IACP Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida
October 23–27

2010 WI-NENA Annual Conference
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
October 24–27

IFMA World Workplace
Atlanta, Georgia
October 27–29

Colorado Information Management Association (CIMA) Conference
Colorado Springs, Colorado
November 3–5

e-Courts West
Las Vegas, Nevada
December 13


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