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Alfresco for Government

Alfresco provides federal, state and local government agencies and departments an enterprise content management platform that addresses the numerous content management challenges these organizations face on a daily basis.  The open-standards, flexible and cost effective platform enables sophisticated security with the unique capability of protecting and securing documents down to specific users or groups. The built in workflow simplifies complex approval processes, minimizing risk and exposure. And Alfresco's collaboration interface enables global collaboration across multiple sites and users.  Alfresco’s Records Management module is certified to the US DoD 5015.02 standard and offers document-level security and SSO with LDAP or Active Directory.

Why Government organizations are choosing the freedom of open source with Alfresco

Case Study: City of Denver

The City of Denver implements Alfresco to consolidate content repositories and manage city contracts.

Cost effective

No upfront license fee. A subscription-based CPU model that provides commercial level support to cover your operations and maintenance. Enterprise level scale without the need of counting individual user usage.

Open standards

Interoperate with existing applications, desktop software and enterprise infrastructure. Use protocols like CMIS, CIFS, WebDAV, Rest, and Soap.

Agility

Build applications quickly—deploy and modify as needs change.

Flexibility

Open source means freedom of choice and no vendor lock-in. Alfresco integrates easily with other enterprise systems.

Trusted platform for government

More than a quarter of Alfresco’s customers are within the government sector. See how Alfresco is being used by our Government customers.

Source: http://www.alfresco.com/industries/government

 
Alfresco for Government

Alfresco provides federal, state and local government agencies and departments an enterprise content management platform that addresses the numerous content management challenges these organizations face on a daily basis.  The open-standards, flexible and cost effective platform enables sophisticated security with the unique capability of protecting and securing documents down to specific users or groups. The built in workflow simplifies complex approval processes, minimizing risk and exposure. And Alfresco's collaboration interface enables global collaboration across multiple sites and users.  Alfresco’s Records Management module is certified to the US DoD 5015.02 standard and offers document-level security and SSO with LDAP or Active Directory.

Why Government organizations are choosing the freedom of open source with Alfresco

Case Study: City of Denver

The City of Denver implements Alfresco to consolidate content repositories and manage city contracts.

Cost effective

No upfront license fee. A subscription-based CPU model that provides commercial level support to cover your operations and maintenance. Enterprise level scale without the need of counting individual user usage.

Open standards

Interoperate with existing applications, desktop software and enterprise infrastructure. Use protocols like CMIS, CIFS, WebDAV, Rest, and Soap.

Agility

Build applications quickly—deploy and modify as needs change.

Flexibility

Open source means freedom of choice and no vendor lock-in. Alfresco integrates easily with other enterprise systems.

Trusted platform for government

More than a quarter of Alfresco’s customers are within the government sector. See how Alfresco is being used by our Government customers.

Source: http://www.alfresco.com/industries/government

 
A more Open Source future for the Military

This fall, the (retired) eighth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff described a potential future of the military that’s founded not only in open source thinking, but in next-generation user interfaces and biohacking straight out of science fiction.

In his remarks, James E. “Hoss” Cartwright, a four-star general who retired from the United States Marine Corps in August 2011, outlined a strategic need to make military technology more modular, based upon open standards and adaptable on the battlegrounds of the future.

Over the course of his talk at the Military Open Source Conference, Cartwright outlined how open source software models could be applied to hardware, making vehicles into adaptable platforms for different missions, not vertically integrated programs that can take a decade or longer to design, build or change. The cutting edge now is fully mechanized, battery powered, wireless prosthetics, said Cartwright, pointing to research in San Diego...

Open Health News' Take: 

This is another excellent article written by Alex Howard on the topic of open source and it's use in the government. If you want to find out more about Open Government resources, also take a look at the COSI Open Government portal. -  Peter Groen, Senior Editor, Open Health News

 
Source: http://openhealthnews.com/news-clipping/2012-12-18/more-open-source-future-military
 
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