Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation
State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.
Government IT's Investment Trap
Some federal agencies are falling into the trap of investing in technology rather than IT talent, especially at budget cut time. Here's how to keep the two in balance.
Justice Department Names New CIO
Joseph Klimavicz, who led IT, big data, and datacenter consolidation initiatives at NOAA, will assume the DoJ's CIO seat in May.
10 Hadoop Hardware Leaders
Hadoop is known for running on "industry standard hardware," but just what does that mean? We break down popular options and a few interesting niche choices.
Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
Samsung Attacks In Patent Case
Samsung's case against Apple begins; patent infringement complaint against Apple centers on smartphone technology for image storage, video capture, compression, and transmission across devices.
Contacting Congress Just Got Easier
Electronic Frontier Foundation and more than 100 volunteer developers are working on a tool that pairs public domain data with free software interfaces.
Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro
Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills fit -- not just credentials.