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VA Buckles Down On Cyber Security, Program Management
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agency refocuses IT priorities on data protection, on-time project delivery to overcome past poor performance.
By Henry Kenyon , 10/30/2014
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Cloud & Mobile Tech Improve Emergency Systems
Todd Piett, Chief Product Officer, Rave Mobile Safety
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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, 10/29/2014
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In Government, No Excuse For Missing Documents
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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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, 10/27/2014
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Connecting With The Digital Citizen
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
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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, 10/27/2014
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A Serious Proposal For Healthcare IT Interoperability
Mark Braunstein, Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology
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The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.
By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/24/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
Commentary
Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Accela Acquires Government CRM Apps
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Creator of cloud apps for government buys Government Outreach, known for citizen relationship management tools.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/15/2014
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Where Government Leads: Designing For User Choice
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
Commentary
When used to benefit the individual, "choice architecture" helps citizens make better choices. It means thinking hard about software defaults.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 10/15/2014
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HealthCare.gov: Lessons From Continuous Software Delivery
Anders Wallgren, CTO, Electric Cloud
Commentary
A tight cycle of development, design, and testing is the best way to keep a big project (even a supposedly Agile one) from blowing up.
By Anders Wallgren CTO, Electric Cloud, 10/13/2014
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/13/2014
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2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 10/13/2014
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Pink Architecture: New Technology Leadership
Linda Cureton,
Commentary
Want success with enterprise architecture? Maybe you need a woman's touch.
By Linda Cureton , 10/10/2014
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Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/10/2014
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Homeland Security Funds Software Security Initiative
William Jackson, Technology Writer
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The DHS contributes $23.5 million toward the Software Assurance Market Place to enable software developers to test open source programs and improve software analysis tools.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 10/8/2014
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Government IT's Next Step: Digital Investment
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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A tight but effective IT budget creates opportunities for new investments in digital government, say government IT leaders at Gartner Symposium.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/8/2014
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Federal Agencies Struggle To Quantify Data Consolidation Savings
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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At least six federal agencies report lack of data needed to calculate savings from data center consolidation efforts.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/6/2014
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HP Plans Split Into 2 Separate Businesses
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Hewlett-Packard will split PC and printer businesses off from enterprise hardware, software, and services. Whitman to lead enterprise unit.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/6/2014
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DoD May Invite Cloud Vendors Into Govt. Data Centers
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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In an effort to tap commercial cloud technology without sacrificing security or control, the Department of Defense considers two potential models.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/3/2014
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6 DevOps Salary Negotiation Tips
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
Commentary
DevOps pros, take note. Interop speaker Dustin Whittle explains how to position yourself as indispensable.
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 9/24/2014
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5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Despite slow adoption government-wide, these agencies have paved the way for others implementing cloud computing.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/22/2014
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