15 Articles Tagged Government

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Social Security Administration Processes 500 Millionth Call Through Modernized Phone System

  • Luke Stangel
  • September 29, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • On the morning of June 16, the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) processed its 500 millionth call through its Telephone System Replacement Program (TRSP)-driven modernized…
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Creating Stronger Student Engagement in the Classroom

  • Luke Stangel
  • June 23, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
  • If you’ve been in a classroom recently, you may have noticed something different. Teachers are going beyond growing bean sprouts on windowsills and making papier…
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Why This Hospital in Nevada is Providing Virtual Doctor Appointments

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 5, 2015 | 2 minutes to read
  • Have you ever wanted to connect with your doctor from the privacy of your own home? Want to avoid a visit to the doctor’s office…
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Federal Market Perspective: Cloud Technology Becoming Mainstream

  • Luke Stangel
  • November 12, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • There’s been a lot of talk in the federal marketplace about cloud-based services. Now, all that talk is turning to action. Federal agencies are no…
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Marine Corps Marathon Races to the Finish Line

  • Luke Stangel
  • October 27, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • An estimated 30,000 marathoners from 50 countries took to the streets of our nation’s capitol Saturday for the 39th annual Marine Corps Marathon. So did…
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Big Changes Are on the Way for Military Networks

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 28, 2014 | 2 minutes to read
  • If you take a close look at the networks used today by the Department of Defense (DoD), you’ll find decades-old technology that takes a lot…
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Federal Panel Explores the Truth about Data Networking

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 24, 2014 | 1 minute to read
  • We’ve had a real seismic shift in computing in recent years. Data centers have consolidated and servers have gone virtual. Mobile devices now rule, as…
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A Salute for Hiring Navy Reserve Sailors

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 21, 2014 | 1 minute to read
  • U.S. Navy Vice Admiral R.R. Braun (left) presents a certificate of recognition to Bill Laurie (center), VP of Avaya Government Solutions, and to Michael Prince…
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What Really Happens When You Dial 911?

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • February 1, 2014 | 6 minutes to read
  • This Avaya Connected blog entry is also available as an MP3 audio file. The most recognizable telephone number worldwide is undoubtedly 911. In fact, it's…
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Social Government - Connecting with the Masses

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • January 23, 2014 | 4 minutes to read
  • In the great words of Abraham Lincoln, our government is one that is “of the people, by the people, for the people”. In a two-minute…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Call 1-877-HI-NORAD On Christmas Eve

  • Luke Stangel
  • December 20, 2013 | 2 minutes to read
  • 'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, everyone was on their smartphones trying to figure out when Santa would arrive... I'm not…
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Five for Friday: Things We Plan To Do With Our Mobile Devices On Plane Takeoffs And Landings

  • Luke Stangel
  • October 3, 2013 | 2 minutes to read
  • Road warriors rejoice! A key Federal Aviation Administration committee has decided that using our iPhones and Galaxy Notes on a plane is safe during takeoffs…
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Government Thought Leadership with Bill Schrier

  • Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
  • August 20, 2013 | 9 minutes to read
  • This Avaya CONNECTED Blog is also available as an MP3 Audio File While attending the 79th Annual APCO Expo and Conference in Annaheim, California, I…
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Driving Down Costs for Governments and Commercial Organizations

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 21, 2013 | 0 minutes Less than a minute to read
  • By Guy Clinch Now Playing: Avaya TechTalk 008: Driving Down Costs for Governments and Commercial Organizations Avaya Tech Talk host Guy Clinch discusses tools and…
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Breaking Down Silos and Driving Significant Savings for Government with the Avaya Aura® Private Cloud

  • Guy Clinch
  • January 31, 2013 | 5 minutes to read
  • By Guy Clinch Now Playing: Avaya Tech Talk #005 - Government and the Avaya Aura Private Cloud Avaya Tech Talk host Guy Clinch picks up…