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Content tagged with Enterprise Architecture posted in November 2013
Keep Data Off Mobile Devices & Away From Adversaries
Commentary  |  11/27/2013  | 
Why we must focus on protecting the data rather than securing mobile devices.
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.
Obamacare Drives One Health Plan's BPM Adoption
News  |  11/25/2013  | 
Regulatory changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act prompted Fallon Health Plans to decide it needed a flexible framework for automating its business process management.
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.
Inside New York State's Health Site Launch
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
Where Healthcare.gov has failed, N.Y.'s marketplace has succeeded because of good planning, say a state official and the contractor CSC.
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.
Thanks Obama! Technology Should Not Be An Afterthought
Commentary  |  11/21/2013  | 
The HealthCare.gov debacle offers valuable lessons.
Cyber Insecurity: When Contractors Are Weak Link
Commentary  |  11/20/2013  | 
Government and defense contractors play a crucial role in protecting sensitive information. But the evidence suggests they are losing the battle.
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
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.
Amazon's CIA Win Hurt More Than IBM's Pride
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
By winning a $600 million CIA contract, Amazon Web Services has positioned itself as equal to IBM in building secure systems and superior in large-scale, elastic systems.
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.
White House Unveils Big Data Projects, Round 2
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
The White House announces dozens of new government-business-nonprofit collaborations to use big data for medical research, economics, and more.
Why Agile Development Isn't Enough
Commentary  |  11/18/2013  | 
To maintain development speed and flexibility, companies should consider an API-centric architecture and cloud-centric deployment.
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.
GPS Backup Plans Still Incomplete
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Agencies tasked with developing backup plans for federally run GPS systems are making insufficient progress.
The Troubling Decline Of IT Security Training
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Can our governments really afford to fall further behind in IT security competence? Recruiting isn’t enough.
CIO Leadership Calculus
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
How the mathematics of collaboration can improve CIOs' chances for success leading their organizations and themselves.
LinkedIn Adds Pulse For News
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
LinkedIn pushes customized content with the integration of news curation app Pulse for desktop and mobile versions.
Motorola's Moto G Targets Emerging Markets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Motorola thinks the Moto G can win over smartphone buyers who want more performance at a lower price point.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
Google Pushes Android KitKat To Nexus Tablets
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets will be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming days.
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.
Dr. Dobb's Annual Developer Salary Survey 2013
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Salaries for software developers are on the rise, driven by the proliferation of mobile startups. Will the trend continue?
How To Get Obamacare Moving Now
Commentary  |  11/11/2013  | 
CMS should let insurance brokers use its eligibility hub to start enrolling people who have been frustrated by HealthCare.gov.
Google Barge: 10 Informative Images
Slideshows  |  11/11/2013  | 
When Google's floating cultural exhibit opens to the public, you probably won't see many Apple devices on board. Take a closer look at what we've learned so far.
How To Build An Analytics A-Team
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Five key big data roles will emerge as analytics tools become more popular in the enterprise, says one analyst firm.
Federal IT Spending To Grow Slightly In 2014
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Big data, cloud and mobile tech in heavy demand as agencies seek efficiencies.
Federal Agencies Lagging On IT Savings Mandate
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Some agencies have failed to develop a comprehensive action plan or outlined efforts to migrate to shared services, which are required as part of the federal PortfolioStat initiative.
Facebook Open Sources Presto SQL Query Engine
News  |  11/7/2013  | 
Facebook commits its Presto SQL-on-Hadoop technology to open source, offering another path to mainstream big data analysis.
Fermilab Gains Agility Managing IT In The Cloud
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Energy Department's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory migrates its IT services management system to ServiceNow and earns ISO 20000 certification for operational excellence.
IBM Answers Big Data Competition
Commentary  |  11/5/2013  | 
IBM responds to big data trendsetters, from Amazon and Cloudera to Splunk and Tableau. Here's what IBM offers now, what's coming and what stands out.
Android KitKat Security Teardown: 4 Hits, 1 Miss
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Google sweetens Android with SELinux, plus anti-rootkit technology that makes life difficult for malware -- but also for Android modders.
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.
Social Media In Government: Managing The Risks
Commentary  |  11/4/2013  | 
Government CISOs have an added layer of responsibilities in balancing the pros and cons of social media in their organizations.
UPS Nets Huge Fuel Savings With Analytics
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
UPS' ORION telematics optimization program has already saved 1.5 million gallons of fuel per year by tightening logistics.
MicroStrategy Tries Free To Win Customers
Commentary  |  11/1/2013  | 
Business intelligence vendor MicroStrategy introduces free, easy-to-use desktop and cloud products to get potential customers to take a second look at the company.
Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Mavericks: Free Upgrade Showdown
News  |  11/1/2013  | 
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 and Apple's OS X Mavericks both have grabbed market share quickly, according to Net Applications, but that doesn't mean they're on equal ground.
Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
Commentary  |  11/1/2013  | 
New research highlights the concrete business benefits that can result from social collaboration.


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