Government Shutdown Damage May Linger
Federal agencies and IT contractors are still assessing the fallout from the shutdown on their operations, but initial figures point to high costs.
Avoiding Cloud Lock-In
Moving data into a cloud service is easier than getting it out. Here's what agencies must consider before signing on the dotted line.
5 Army Tech Innovations To Watch
From more powerful body armor to better tasting food, these technologies in development aim to improve the life and safety of military service members.
Keep The Web DRM-Free
The World Wide Web Consortium is moving ahead with support for digital locks for content in the HTML specification. Pray the group reconsiders.
BlackBerry: The Fax Machine Of Its Era
BlackBerry liberated executives from their desks. But the company's focus on messaging relegated it to a device that failed to keep pace with innovation
What The GSA Could Adopt From Facebook
The General Services Administration could become a "GSA-as-a-service" platform that federal agencies could use to host and build their applications and systems.
Do Cities Need Texting Zones?
New York state is planning pull-over texting "zones" on some of its highways to reduce driving accidents. Should cities follow suit?
Feds Warm Up To LinkedIn
Government IT managers have been cautious about using LinkedIn, but odds are activity will soon rise due to federal travel restrictions and greater comfort with the platform.
Tech Glitches Trip Obamacare Exchange Launches
Several state health insurance exchanges say their websites might not be 100% functional on Oct. 1 launch date because of bugs that incorrectly calculate policy prices, among other problems.