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Army ERP System Enables Financial Transparency
Henry Kenyon,
News
Antiquated systems have made it impossible for the Army to audit its finances. A new ERP coming online will help solve that problem.
By Henry Kenyon , 4/15/2014
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Hubble Turns 24: 5 Biggest Discoveries
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The Hubble Space Telescope has helped solve huge questions about space. Coming next: Its successor will look back even further into time.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/15/2014
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Google Glass Tested For Air Force Jumps
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Air Force pilot tests Google's wearable technology for pararescue jumpers and other battlefield operations.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/14/2014
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Kathleen Sebelius: Failed IT Project Manager?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Sebelius didn't write the code for HealthCare.gov, but she is paying the price for failing to oversee those who did.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/11/2014
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Wanted: Yelp For Government IT Contractors
Nitin Pradhan,
Commentary
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan shares five innovative ideas inspired by the likes of Amazon and Yelp, to streamline federal IT.
By Nitin Pradhan , 4/9/2014
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Commodity Switches Test Cisco's Mettle
Sam Masud, Industry Analyst & Editor
Commentary
Long the networking giant, Cisco now faces threats from all sides in the form of open-source options produced by vendors including Arista, Cumulus, and Pica8.
By Sam Masud Industry Analyst & Editor, 4/8/2014
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New DARPA Office Merges Biology And Technology
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
The Biological Technologies Office will focus on using neuroscience, sensor design, microsystems, and other technologies for defense purposes.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 4/2/2014
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Feds Need Next-Gen Work Environments
Tom Simmons, Area Vice President - Public Sector,  Citrix Systems
Commentary
Flexible workspaces and top-of-the-line mobile technology are essential to federal agencies' ability to reduce costs and attract top talent.
By Tom Simmons Area Vice President - Public Sector, Citrix Systems, 4/1/2014
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What Enterprise IT Can Learn From Industrial Engineering
Stephanie C. Hill, Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions, Civil
Commentary
Budget-challenged IT organizations would do well to adopt the efficiency policies of industrial engineering. It applies efficiencies across enterprise operations, not just in specific areas.
By Stephanie C. Hill Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions, Civil, 4/1/2014
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HealthCare.gov Deadline Day: More Glitches
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The Obamacare website faced heavy traffic on Monday, the deadline for open enrollment, and suffered problems.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/31/2014
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Feds To Improve Threat Information Sharing
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Project Interoperability aims to develop and standardize formats for sharing security and threat information among organizations.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 3/31/2014
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NASA Solicits Concepts For Asteroid-Capture Mission
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Asteroid initiative could be first step to sending humans to Mars, NASA says.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 3/31/2014
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Internet Of Things Or Business Of Applications?
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Devices don't connect to the Internet to see what their friends are posting on Devicebook. They're exchanging data and performing tasks via a well-understood paradigm -- applications.
By Lori MacVittie , 3/31/2014
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Datacenter Ethernet: Know Your Options
The Ethernet Alliance,
Commentary
Think Ethernet is only UTP with RJ-45 connectors? Think again. The brave new physical layer includes electrical backplanes, fiber optics, active cable assemblies, and more.
By David Chalupsky and Adam Healey , 3/28/2014
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Zen & The Art Of Service-Oriented IT
Michael Biddick, CEO, Fusion PPT and Contributing Editor
Commentary
For IT, public cloud providers pose stiff competition. You must compete on quality.
By Michael Biddick CEO, Fusion PPT and Contributing Editor, 3/28/2014
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Amazon Cloud Services Wins DoD Authorization
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Amazon gets provisional operating authorization to sell cloud services to the Defense Department for work involving low-risk unclassified data.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 3/27/2014
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Defense Department Deputy CIO Carey Stepping Down
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Robert Carey, who played active role in transforming federal IT practices, retires from key DOD post. Successor not named.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 3/26/2014
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DOD Pushes Toward Joint Information Environment
Henry Kenyon,
News
The US Army makes progress but faces hurdles in an effort to modernize DOD and military networks, says the Joint Staff CIO.
By Henry Kenyon , 3/26/2014
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Defense Department Deploys Secure Cloud Service
Henry Kenyon,
News
MilCloud provides military with on-demand infrastructure and network management tools through web-based interface.
By Henry Kenyon , 3/25/2014
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Windows XP: Feds Brace For End Of Support
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Roughly one in ten US government PCs still use Windows XP. They will be more vulnerable to attacks when XP support ends on April 8.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 3/24/2014
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