Oct 26, 2018
Registering to Vote and Gravy: Why Is One of These Not Like the Other?
October 24, 2018 by ImageSoft, posted in Government
It’s difficult to believe November first is next week! While I’m not quite ready for the snow, I’m completely prepared for the food! One of my favorites? Gravy. While not something to eat by itself (although I’m not putting it past anyone), gravy is the staple side to most comfort foods. Largely because it’s delicious, but also because it’s an easy pairing. And ...
Aug 21, 2018
August 21, 2018 by ImageSoft, posted in Government
By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft
Need a ride? Text an Uber. Want to check your account balance? There’s an app for that. Waiting for your car to get serviced? Catch up on those work emails.
People are busier than ever before and, in a rush to make the most of every minute, we depend on technology to help us achieve it all. Businesses are taking note of this tech-driven consumerism and are flourishing their customer satisfaction efforts by makin ...
Jul 24, 2018
Houghton County, a common summer hiatus for many Michiganders, has suffered a not-so-hot summer.
Just as the county was closing several of its beaches due to high bacteria levels, the Houghton County Courthouse fell victim to a flood that drenched its more than 3.6 million paper documents. The water infiltrated the storage vault in the courthouse’s basement and was absorbed by almost all the county’s circuit, family and probate records. Without these records, the Houghton county residents will be delayed from doing things li ...
Jul 11, 2018
July 10, 2018 by ImageSoft, posted in Courts, E-Filing
By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft
There’s always one.
After a scammer was able to hack an attorney’s eFiling account and take off with $130,000, Florida Courts E-Filing Authority was understandably shaken. Realizing such a vulnerability in its midst, the board quickly removed all non-lawyer eFiling accounts, which included the right-hand people of many lawyers – office managers.
Office managers typically rely on the eFiling portals to assist ...
Jun 08, 2018
The Florida Technology Council (FTC) announces that Cyndy Loomis is joining the organization as its Chief Operations Officer on June 10, 2018. The FTC, a 501(c)(6), is the only statewide association focused exclusively on the needs and priorities of Florida's technology sector. It is also one of the driving forces behind Florida becoming the fastest growing technology leader in the nation.
As former CEO of ISF, Inc., Cyndy brings decades of information technology experience to the FTC. Under her leadership at ISF, revenues doubled an ...
May 31, 2018
The seal of the F.B.I. hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters March 9, 2007 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images))May 30, 2018
by Brandon A. Weber
There’s no other way to say it: Walk over to your cable or DSL router right now, and disconnect the power. When it comes back on, you’ve done a good thing for the world — and you and your coworkers, for that matter.
According to the FBI, foreign “cyber criminals” have compromised over 500,000 network routers in ...
May 31, 2018
By Steve Bousquet
Tampa Bay Times
Florida formally asked the federal government Wednesday for $19 million in election security money, one week after Gov. Rick Scott directed the state's top election official to request it and two months after the feds announced the money was available.
Secretary of State Ken Detzner signed the letter that went to Washington.
The Department of State released a three-page letter that made Florida the 17th state to apply for its share of a $380 million pot of money included i ...
May 22, 2018
Special to the Democrat Published 12:10 p.m. ET May 10, 2018
Advanced Systems Design, a Tallahassee-based management consulting firm, received an award for the National Institute of Health’s Chief Information Officers – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business government-wide acquisition contract for information technology services.
This large contract is administered for the federal government by the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, and may be used by all federal customers ...
May 08, 2018
Florida’s Data-Driven Future
Chief Information Officer Eric Larson talks about Florida’s plans to work on how the Agency for State Technology manages data to realize better outcomes across the state.
by Lauren Harrison, Noelle Knell / April 30, 2018
A lot of public-sector work is “unromantic,” as Florida CIO Eric Larson puts it. But so often it’s that behind-the-scenes effort that creates real change in the way government works both internally and for citizens.
At the National ...
Mar 26, 2018
By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft
I’ll admit that sometimes I like to watch cheesy, B movies from the SyFy channel. Most of them follow the same script – some greedy corporation or government scientists make a mistake and suddenly we have oversized snakes, sharks, or some other creepifying animal terrorizing an island or a city.
I write this because for some government departments, it feels like a science experiment gone wrong and paper is piling up everywhere, terrorizing the office. The shelves keep expandi ...