by clicking on the page. A slider will appear, allowing you to adjust your zoom level. Return to the original size by clicking on the page again.
the page around when zoomed in by dragging it.
the zoom using the slider on the top right.
by clicking on the zoomed-in page.
by entering text in the search field and click on "In This Issue" or "All Issues" to search the current issue or the archive of back issues respectively.
by clicking on thumbnails to select pages, and then press the print button.
this publication and page.
displays a table of sections with thumbnails and descriptions.
displays thumbnails of every page in the issue. Click on a page to jump.
allows you to browse through every available issue.
GCN : October 2014
38 GCN OCTOBER 2014 • GCN.COM Enterprise Management Decision Support Department of Army The Army faces challenges that are more complex than ever and demands access to accurate data to make informed decisions that ser ve the mission and control costs. In meeting those requirements, the Army built the Enterprise Management Deci- sion Support system to help navigate its data trails, produce budget forecasts and perform financial what-if analysis. Moving to Cloud-Based Shared Services California Natural Resources Agency The California Natural Resources Agency depends on real-time data to respond quickly to disasters like flood, fire and drought. To supply the data it needed, CNRA’s IT team unified its IT organiza- tions together with shared-services built on an internal private cloud. Today the agency has tripled its IT capacity, giving decision-makers on demand access to computer services and information. Children’s Services Data Integration and Analysis Virginia Office of Comprehensive Services In 2012, Commonwealth of Virginia spon- sored a project to identify ser vices leading to safe, stable homes for youths in foster care. Child expenditure and assessment data were aggregated, identifiers created, and outcomes connected to reveal the impact on children of services funded through the Comprehensive Services Act. With it Virginia has gained significant ca- pacity to ensure program accountability. Florida Medicaid Eligibility System Florida Department of Children and Families Florida streamlined its electronic applica- tion process for family related Medic- aid, real-time eligibility decisions and expedited processing of applications. Its existing online, customer-facing applica- tion was replaced to support streamlined applications that let customers know im- mediately if they are eligible for Medicaid. National Intrepid Center of Excellence Defense Health Agency NICoE treats the invisible wounds of war: traumatic brain injuries and psychological health disorders. Using existing software and hardware along with collaboration with clinicians and researchers, NICoE deployed the NICoE Continuity Manage- ment Tool in 2014, enabling to collect more than 46,000 data points per patient. One USDA Department of Agriculture Without a unified human resources IT strategy, the Agriculture Department faced obstacles to HR ser vice delivery that hindered its cost and manpower sav- ings. To address its fragmented customer service, the department chartered ‘One USDA,’ an HR enterprise solutions project that for the first time is providing uniform HR technology across all USDA agencies. Ongoing Authorization Implementation Department of Homeland Security The Department of Homeland Security embraced dynamic Ongoing Authoriza- tion (OA), a process that uses automated testing and continuous monitoring to build a more robust risk handling process. As a result, DHS has seen the engagement of senior executives move from annual to weekly discussions on IT security risk. Property Book Unit Supply Enhanced Army CECOM Software Engineering Center The Property Book Unit Supply En- hanced (PBUSE) system is a critical tool the Army uses to account for prop- erty and assets and meet congressional financial mandates. Originally fielded in 2002, PBUSE was upgraded in 2013, significantly reducing its footprint and response times of critical enterprise systems. Cargo Export System Customs and Border Protection The Customs and Border Protection needed to move its export cargo process- ing application off of an expensive legacy mainframe system. The CPB was able to perform the transition in 16 months while adding critical features, includ- ing integration with a window system providing a single entry point for all government and trade stakeholders. Washington Healthplanfinder Washington Health Benefit Exchange Under tight timelines and changing federal guidance, the Washington Health Benefit Exchange designed and implemented one of the most successful state-based insurance marketplaces in the nation, covering more than 1 million residents. The system infrastructure was built over 175 servers capable of accommodating up to 7,500 concurrent user sessions on the last day of the Open Enrollment FY14. Honorable Mentions These 10 projects were also selected by the GCN awards judges as deserving recognition for their performance and originality
November and December 2014