Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirableBy Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce.com adds data-integration option for accessing up-to-the-minute data from sources such as SAP apps and Oracle databases.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/13/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New procurement practices help government CTOs meet mission objectives while making the most of limited agency dollars.By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 11/7/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?By Jim Theodoras , 11/6/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/4/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Brought in as a midseason replacement after the disastrous October 2013 launch of the Affordable Care Act website, Accenture says this year's open enrollment period should go much more smoothly.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/4/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/3/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/29/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As public communication networks evolve, cloud and mobile technology are helping to make emergency response systems more efficient. By Todd Piett Chief Product Officer, Rave Mobile Safety, 10/29/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
To meet regulatory obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/27/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Accenture's Elaine Beeman outlines the principles of the federal Digital Playbook and how they relate to projects like relaunching HealthCare.gov.By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 10/27/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
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.