Q&A: GSA's CIO Coleman Talks IT Modernization
The CIO of the U.S. General Services Administration discusses cloud computing, plans for funding innovation with a flat IT budget, and the potential for equipping federal employees with new consumer technologies.
Government Plans Mobile Apps Store
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra outlines plans to offer mobile applications from an iPhone-like 'store' that will give the public access to new capabilities developed by both the government and third-party developers.
Sprint Nextel Pins Hopes On WiMax
The company continued to lose revenue and subscribers in the fourth quarter, but believes its growing 4G network will help turn it around.
Snowed In, Feds Phone, Tweet, And Shovel
Federal agencies in Washington, D.C., are closed for the fourth consecutive day, forcing many government officials and staff to turn to the Web and other tools to communicate.
Commerce Department Proposes One-Stop Climate Service
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new service would be dependent on data-modeling technology that analyzes climate information, drawing on the national climatic, oceanographic, and geophysical data centers.
Federal IT Budget Grows To $79.4 Billion
Tech spending in the U.S. government's just-released fiscal 2011 budget will go toward open government, cloud computing, cybersecurity, procurement, and performance management.