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Content tagged with Open Government posted in November 2013
NASA Launches Online Tech Licensing Tool
News  |  11/27/2013  | 
QuickLaunch streamlines the licensing of more than 30 of the space agency's technologies.
Argonne Lab Taking Next Steps To Exascale Computing
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
Government sponsored research focuses on barriers to massive parallel processing.
HealthCare.gov Repairs: Traffic Goal In Sight
News  |  11/22/2013  | 
Consumers will be able to enroll normally by end of November, when HealthCare.gov is expected to handle a full traffic load, says an Obama administration troubleshooter.
Lessons From A Successful Government Data Site
Commentary  |  11/22/2013  | 
The success stories of Recovery.gov and FederalReporting.gov demonstrate that the government can and does get things right.
OMB Sets Agency Deadlines To Strengthen Cybersecurity
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
The Obama administration issues new guidelines for continuous monitoring programs to bolster information security.
USAID Spurs Algorithm Designs To Predict Atrocities
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
The final round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention included five winners that came up with models that could predict mass violence.
Creating A Marketplace For Public-Private Innovations
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why he established GOVonomy to match government needs with innovative technology startups
25 Ideas To Improve Government – From Citizens
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
Finalists in an event by Code For America and MindMixer offer ideas on how technology could help local communities.
Information Sharing: Applying What We’ve Learned Since 9/11
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
The National Strategy for Information Sharing builds on the lessons learned since the 2001 terrorist attacks, but more needs to be done.
Mass Analysis Of Satellite Images Aid Philippine Disaster Relief
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
DigitalGlobe serves up satellite imagery to crowd community to analyze Typhoon Haiyan’s destruction.
2014 Digital Business Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  11/19/2013  | 
When it comes to digital strategy, size matters. We broke 510 respondents down by employee count: 326 hail from orgs with fewer than 1,000 employees, while 184 have more than 1,000. We found that 62% of smaller shops have digital strategies vs. 73% of large companies. And that's just the start of the disparities.
NASA Launches Next Mission To Mars
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere.
What Early Adopters Learned Moving Email To The Cloud
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
Federal agencies are seeing productivity gains, as well as IT savings, but choosing the best platforms has become a more strategic decision for federal CIOs.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
CIO Leadership Calculus
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
How the mathematics of collaboration can improve CIOs' chances for success leading their organizations and themselves.
GPS Backup Plans Still Incomplete
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Agencies tasked with developing backup plans for federally run GPS systems are making insufficient progress.
IW500 Executive Survey Results
Steal Our Slides  |  11/13/2013  | 
Just 12% can switch between public cloud infrastructure and in-house datacenters based on ­demand; only 26% use PaaS; 54% do predictive revenue analysis; and 30% have widely deployed mobile apps for employees.
Gigabit Internet: Start Planning
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Gigabit Internet access is key to the future of our cities. It's time to start expecting it and planning for it.
Food Stamp Automation Restrictions Must End
Commentary  |  11/4/2013  | 
Archaic rules prevent states from adopting modern technology and business approaches that would cut costs, but not services, in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.


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