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Big Data Tackles Wildfire Control
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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WIFIRE, created by the University of California at San Diego and University of Maryland, crunches satellite data and real-time remote sensor data to forecast the rate at which wildfires might spread.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/31/2014
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Passport Database Outage: 'We Regret The Inconvenience'
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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US State Department database used to process passports and visas still hasn't recovered from a crash last week -- leaving tens of thousands of people stranded overseas.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/30/2014
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Evanston Modernizes Government Services
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Evanston's goal is to make all city licenses, permits, and fees available in an interactive form accessible from any type of device.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 7/28/2014
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Cyber Attacks Happen: Build Resilient Systems
Rutrell Yasin, Freelance Writer
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You can't stop all attacks or build the perfect defense system. The higher-level objective is resilience.
By Rutrell Yasin , 7/25/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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NASA Orion Space Capsule Has Surprising Brain
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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New manned spacecraft will use a flight computer adapted from jetliners for deep space missions to the asteroids and Mars.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/22/2014
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3 Reasons We Don't Need Federal CIOs
Linda Cureton,
Commentary
Former NASA CIO muses on the futility of the federal CIO role -- and offers insight on how it needs to change.
By Linda Cureton , 7/22/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
News
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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5 Reasons Going Paperless Won't Work
Kuang Chen, Co-Founder & CEO, Captricity
Commentary
Paperless processes have their virtues, but don't confuse the means with the ends.
By Kuang Chen Co-Founder & CEO, Captricity, 7/18/2014
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Detour On The Road To ICD-10
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
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How one health system is adjusting to the delayed implementation of the new ICD-10 healthcare coding standard.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 7/18/2014
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Federal Agencies Must Get Practical About Cloud
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Government agencies are working through the realities of making cloud a routine mode of computing.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 7/16/2014
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State Health Insurance Exchanges Limp Toward Relaunch
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Oregon's exchange has shut down, sending its workload to HealthCare.gov, and at least two others are keeping this option open for the next enrollment period that starts in November.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 7/16/2014
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Data Centers Edge Toward Innovation
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
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Our new survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and consolidation projects dying on the vine as CIOs look to cloud providers -- not to offload services, but to steal ideas.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 7/16/2014
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3 Cardinal Rules For Managing Your Boss
Robert Hewes, PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group
Commentary
Don't be your own worst enemy when it comes to interactions with your boss. Instead of blaming him for your problems, learn his style and adapt.
By Robert Hewes PhD, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group, 7/15/2014
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SEC Clamps Down On XBRL Filing Holdouts
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Advocacy groups claim SEC hasn't been applying quality control to quarterly financial filed in structured data format.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/14/2014
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'Windows To Go' Device Wins Federal Cryptographic Certification
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification, the Imation IronKey portable USB-based workspace becomes a mobility option for both civilian and military agencies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/10/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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