NASA Starts Weather Quest
First of five new science satellites on Earth-observing missions will provide real-time observations of rain and snow every three hours.
3 IT Lessons From Entrepreneurs
Think startup culture exists in some alternate reality where normal business rules don't apply? Far from it. In fact, CIOs can learn a lot from entrepreneurs
Better Videoconferencing In The Cloud
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why advanced HD desktop videoconferencing systems are a smart choice for enterprises, and offers 12 tips for using them effectively.
How Government Can Make Open Data Work
The Obama administration has set the right goals with its Open Data Policy, but agencies need to do more to liberate their data. Here are six suggestions.
How FedRAMP Lifts All Cloud Ships
FedRAMP's role in making cloud services more secure also helps agencies offset some of the complexity of their IT operations, says NIST's Ron Ross.
2014 IT Budget Survey
Is the IT budget moving out of IT’s control? Maybe -- 37% of respondents say the rate of outside spending is on the rise, up from 22% last year. Just 21% of CIOs retain full spending authority. What is in our control: How we respond.
Tech Policy Is Not A Religion
"Digital libertarians" and "digital technocrats" want us to believe their way is the truth and the light. It's not that black and white.
New IT Job Site Assists Veterans
Monster, the Consumer Electronics Association, and other technology entities have launched USTechVets.org to match veterans with civilian tech jobs.
US Needs New Innovation Champion
Individual industries have their own alphabet soup of trade groups -- but we need one association, speaking with one voice, to drive US innovation policy.