Content tagged with Government
posted in January 2011
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Red Hat Staying Put In North Carolina
News  |  1/11/2011  | 
Economic incentives, university partnership led Linux developer to continue hanging its hat in the Raleigh area.
BlackBerry Maker To Filter Web In Indonesia
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
RIM has been given a week to show that it can make its BlackBerry phone compliant with Indonesia's Internet filtering rules.
Treasury Sites Jump To Amazon Cloud
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
Smartronix has developed a new Treasury.gov site and migrated four other agency sites to Amazon Web Services' EC2.
VA Racing To Fill 705 IT Positions
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to add a raft of "high priority" technology staff by April 22.
Federal CIO Kundra Reinforces IT Procurement Neutrality
News  |  1/7/2011  | 
A memo from the OMB comes a day after Google won an injunction preventing the Department of Interior from awarding a contract to Microsoft due to alleged unfair technology acquisition practices.
CES: Innovation Under Threat
News  |  1/7/2011  | 
The CEOs of GE, Cisco, and Xerox say America's K-12 education system, immigration policy, and tax rules need to be fixed, fast.
NASA Stumped By Cracks In Space Shuttle
News  |  1/7/2011  | 
Discovery is grounded until engineers at the space agency can determine what caused the flaws to appear during a launch attempt last year.
Kentucky, Oklahoma Issue First U.S. EHR Incentives
News  |  1/7/2011  | 
The Medicaid electronic health record incentive program opened Monday and the two states have already announced the first awardees.
Meaningful Use Stage 2 Being Readied For Comment
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Seeking to balance empowering patients and increasing safety with not overburdening healthcare providers, the HIT Policy Committee is preparing specific questions for public comment about its Stage 2 matrix.
U.S. Visa Fees May Violate Trade Agreement
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Increases for the H-1B and L-1 permits for foreigners working in the U.S. may not meet requirements of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, finds legal analysis.
Facebook Modifies Privacy Settings For State Governments
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Colorado attorney general led coalition that faulted the social media site's terms of service for conflicting with state constitutions.
Google Wins Injunction Against Microsoft Government Contract
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Court order could impact how future cloud competition plays out in federal contracts.
Q&A: Social Security CIO On What's Next In Online Engagement
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
Social media, digital credentials, and behavior modeling are being employed to get more Americans to use the Web to get their retirement benefits, says IT chief Frank Baitman
Citizens, Federal Employees Support Open Data Plans
News  |  1/5/2011  | 
Despite widespread backing, agencies say they need more technological and leadership support to achieve government transparency goals, finds Socrata survey.
NASA Open Source Architecture Wins Apache Support
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
Java-based middleware developed by the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory gets priority-project designation by the Apache Software Foundation.
HHS Unveils Final Health IT Certification Rules
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT has published permanent regulations for organizations authorized to test and certify health IT products for meaningful use.
Social Security Data Center Approaching Collapse
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
An inspector general finds agency operations at high risk due to delays in upgrading its critical infrastructure and software.
Social Security Approves EHR Interoperability Technology
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
Health IT firm EHR Doctors gets clearance for its C32 Continuity of Care Document, which enables hospitals and doctors to achieve meaningful use in the electronic exchange of medical data.
IRS Names Tax System Contractors
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
Thirty firms will provide IT support, maintenance, and services to the Internal Revenue Service for up to 10 years.
Guerra On Healthcare: Preventing EMR Planning Paralysis
Commentary  |  1/3/2011  | 
If you wait for answers before implementing an electronic medical record, you'll likely fall behind on getting meaningful use incentive funds.
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