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, 9/16/20144 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, 9/15/201428 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/10/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Government needs apps that meet regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of its workers.By Stephen Rodriguez Managing Partner, Coldon Strategic Advisors, 9/10/20140 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
The Internet of Things demands reliable connectivity, yet standards are up in the air. Here's what that means for your strategy.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 9/4/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As a planned six-month Mars rover mission has stretched into a decade, the Analyst's Notebook app has morphed to manage the increasing amount of data generated.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/3/20142 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
Department of Homeland Security plans to fund cyber defense research efforts to develop pragmatic tools that can be deployed quickly, says Forrester.By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 9/2/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes HealthCare.gov's leader.By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/27/20149 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
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.