Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/201419 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Our 2014 State of Cloud Survey shows IT has realized the easy gains from SaaS. Now it's time to dig into PaaS, containers, performance, and more.By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
NASA moves nasa.gov and engineering apps to Amazon Web Services and open source software, transforming space agency's infrastructure.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/5/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Megan Smith, known for her work with Google's advanced technology exploration arm, replaces Todd Park as CTO. Job one: federal tech innovation.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/4/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/201414 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/28/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/27/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.By Art Wittmann , 8/27/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.By Allen Bernard Freelance Writer, 8/27/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As the cost of putting small digital satellites in orbit continues to fall, what can these little explorers do? Businesses, agencies, and scientists want in.By John Barnes freelance writer, 8/27/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/26/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Gov Cloud: Executive Initiatives, Enterprise ExperienceIn this report, we'll examine the use of cloud services by government IT, including the requirements, executive initiatives and service qualifications, and auditing and procurement programs that make government cloud adoption unlike that in the private sector.
IT Salary Survey 2014IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.