Spy Agency Budget Reveals IT Projects
Puppet Master, a space network architecture project, and a next-generation network dubbed Ardent Gunslinger, are among the projects detailed the National Reconnaissance Office's redacted budget documents.
Federal CIOs Report Progress On IT Reform
Cloud computing has been used to save money, improve uptime, and boost collaboration at the Department of Interior, Army Corps of Engineers, and Office of Personnel Management.
Feds Consider Integrated Geospatial Data Sharing
A nationwide program to share data via digital images is one solution to challenges to disseminating data across government agencies other public and private entities that collect and store it.
White House Seeks Advice On Tweets
The Obama administration has posted a survey online asking for feedback on its own social-media activity, as well as questioning people about their own online habits.
Health IT Saves Babies' Lives
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.
Google Sued For SMS Spamming
Twilio, GroupMe, and Google's recent acquisition, Slide, also were sued by users of group text services claiming to be flooded with unsolicited messages.
Federal Agencies Embrace iPhones, iPads
The ability to build tactical applications and lure and retain tech-savvy employees have made Apple's smartphones and tablets more viable at government offices.