Content tagged with Government
posted in October 2009
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Civilian Agencies Late On Insourcing Deadline
News  |  10/7/2009  | 
Nine federal agencies missed a Congressional deadline requiring them to draft guidelines aimed at reducing their reliance on outsourced services.
Obama Orders Federal IT To Get Greener
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
An Executive Order mandates that federal agencies implement green data center strategies, double-sided printing, and PC power management, as part of a broader sustainability push.
Federal Register Made Available In XML Format
News  |  10/5/2009  | 
With the introduction of an XML edition, the official journal of the U.S. government should be easier to access and use, while third parties will be able to apply the information in new ways.
Federal Workers Banned From Texting While Driving
News  |  10/2/2009  | 
The ban on texting, sending e-mails, or using instant messaging programs while using a government vehicle aims to cut down on accidents.
Feds Award $27.8M For Rural E-Health
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
Department of Health and Human Services funding will go to implement electronic health records and other health IT initiatives.
Red Hat Asks Supreme Court To Nix Software Patents
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
"Our patent system is supposed to foster innovation, but for open source and software in general, it does the opposite," said a Red Hat lawyer.
Federal Stimulus-Tracking Site To Open APIs
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
Among the next steps for the recently revamped Recovery.gov are improved search, mapping, and mobile access, and open APIs.
US Agreement With ICANN Leaves Much Undone
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
The oversight of the Internet's infrastructure will become more international under a new government agreement with ICANN. But many concerns remain unresolved.
Practical Analysis: Research Shows Cutting Costs Not A Gov IT Priority
Commentary  |  10/1/2009  | 
Government IT managers need resources and skilled workers, but they show limited interest in shared services.
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