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  • Industry Insider — Florida will observe Memorial Day on Monday and will not be publishing a newsletter. The daily update will resume on Wednesday. The staff of Industry Insider wishes our readers and friends a safe and meaningful holiday.
  • Earlier this week, the department implemented Tyler Technologies’ payment and deposit solutions to help manage all money transfer services for correctional facilities across the state.
  • On April 25, Industry Insider — Florida will host its inaugural Central Florida Digital Government Summit, featuring city of Orlando CIO Rosa Akhtarkhavari and Orange County CIO Rafael Mena.
  • In a post-legislative session review, the Industry Insider — Florida team and Mike Driessen, vice president of subscription services for e.Republic, discussed the state’s recently proposed budget during a webinar.
  • The federal grant program is focused on energy security research and training tailored to each institution's respective location.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Verizon to the Industry Insider family. Verizon is a global communications technology company that offers data, video, voice services and solutions. The company, founded in 2000, provides services to residential and business customers. For more information, contact Debanie Montgomery or visit the Verizon website.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Tyler Technologies to the Industry Insider family. Tyler Technologies provides integrated software and technology services to the public sector with end-to-end solutions that empower local, state and federal government entities to operate more efficiently and connect more transparently with their constituents and each other. For more information, contact Shawn Cain or visit the Tyler Technologies website.
  • In a post-legislative session review, the Industry Insider — Florida team and Mike Driessen, vice president of subscription services for e.Republic will unpack Florida's recently proposed state budget.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Red Hat to the Industry Insider family. Red Hat provides enterprise open source solutions, including high-performing Linux, cloud, container and Kubernetes technologies. It also helps state and local government agencies maintain their IT assets while freeing up resources to focus on modernization efforts, such as cloud-native development and hybrid cloud. For more information, contact Julian Gomez or visit Red Hat’s website.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome CORE to the Industry Insider family. CORE provides end-to-end payment solutions for seamless citizen interactions, automating the full payment life cycle by accepting and reconciling payments. The company, founded in 1986, provides revenue management and customer engagement to the public sector, government and higher education. For more information, contact Mike D’Andrea or visit the CORE website.
  • The dashboard, which is part of a larger systemwide reporting modernization initiative, aims to increase access and transparency among Baker Act-receiving facilities.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Granicus to the Industry Insider family. Granicus aims to connect governments with the people they serve by providing a civic engagement platform for the public sector. Nearly 4,500 federal, state and local government agencies work with Granicus for cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, meeting and agenda management, records management and digitizing services. More than 200 million citizen subscribers are connected directly to government news and information via the Granicus platform. For more information, contact Dustin Stephens or visit Granicus.com.
  • Hayden has held various tech-related positions with the city since 1986, bringing a depth of operations, applications and systems programming knowledge to the job.
  • The funding will pay for training in emerging fields such as enterprise cloud computing, mobile application development and traditional vocations.
  • The Department of Children and Families unveiled MyACCESS, a platform allowing residents to apply for and renew benefits such as SNAP and Medicaid. However, the portal has faced substantial issues.
  • As part of our efforts to keep readers informed on the state’s gov tech market, the Industry Insider — Florida team shares their predictions for 2024.
  • “Dustin truly embodies the creative, passionate and positive values of our company,” said Cathilea Robinett, CEO of e.Republic. “He has accelerated our company’s growth as the driving force behind our forward-thinking initiatives. I look forward to our continued collaboration as we work to empower government and education.”
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Veeam to the Industry Insider family. As a global market leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, Veeam aims to empower every organization to bounce forward, not just back, from a data outage or loss. To achieve this, Veeam’s data platform delivers a single solution for cloud, virtual, physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments that gives IT and security leaders peace of mind that their apps and data are protected and always available. For information, contact Ben Wright or visit www.veeam.com.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Oracle Government and Education to the Industry Insider family. Oracle offers agencies a blueprint for total IT modernization through technology such as SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, database platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, contact Jay Westmark or visit oracle.com.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Tenable to the Industry Insider family. Tenable is a cyber exposure company, providing vulnerability management and cyber compliance solutions. Tenable has more than 40,000 customers worldwide and offers tools for local governments and schools, allowing them to protect citizen data and critical infrastructure. The company is FedRAMP and StateRAMP certified. For information, contact Teddy Gorospe or visit www.tenable.com.
  • The inaugural Industry Insider — Florida briefing featuring Scott McPherson, former House of Representatives CIO, and Martin Stevens, CIO of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will provide insights into the state budget and a discussion on IT.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and will not be publishing a newsletter. The daily update will resume Wednesday. The staff of Industry Insider wishes our readers a safe and meaningful holiday.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will not publish a newsletter on Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday. The newsletter will resume Wednesday morning and continue through the end of next week. The Industry Insider staff wishes our friends and readers a safe and meaningful holiday celebration.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome CDW•G to the Industry Insider family. CDW•G is a provider of integrated technology solutions. The company assists state and local government agencies in Florida by providing solutions for their IT needs. CDW•G’s account managers and solution architects help with assessment, pre-configuration, implementation and ongoing support. The company’s architects and advanced technology engineers have been designing, implementing and managing technology, communication and security solutions for state and local agencies for more than 30 years. For more information, contact Carlos Henley or visit CDWG.com/stateandlocal.
  • According to a report, notable security flaws such as encrypting document IDs, changing documents’ security levels and altering websites’ source code could allow users to view and access restricted information.
  • Industry Insider — Florida is pleased to welcome Advizex to the Industry Insider family. Founded in 1975, Advizex provides infrastructure and enterprise application solutions. Combining the expertise of their people with innovative technologies from their strategic business partners, they help solve complex IT issues that impact their clients’ businesses. They are guided by their mission of customers for life, and aim to engineer solutions to deliver real value fast.
  • The members-only event will feature the CIO of the Department of Environmental Protection and the former CIO of the Florida House of Representatives.
  • As part of Industry Insider — Florida’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
  • The money allocated from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund will support five workforce development projects across the state.
  • Industry Insider — Florida will not publish a newsletter Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The newsletter will resume Monday morning. The Industry Insider staff wishes our friends and readers a safe and meaningful holiday celebration.