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8 Quiet Firsts In Tech In 2014
John Barnes, freelance writer
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Maybe you didn't hear about these science and technology breakthroughs, from robots to space exploration. But they will be remembered 20 years from now.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 12/23/2014
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Government IT In 2014: GAO's Critique
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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From cloud computing to data center consolidation, software licensing to data transparency, the GAO was watching.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 12/15/2014
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Iowa Mobile ID Program Raises Privacy Questions
Eric Zeman,
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The state of Iowa proposes using a mobile app as an option to a traditional driver's license -- but security questions abound.
By Eric Zeman , 12/12/2014
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Most Wasteful Government Tech Projects Of 2014
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/2014
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Beware The Perils Of Counteroffers
Rob Byron, Partner & Manager, Information Technology Search, WinterWyma
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Is finding a new job among your resolutions for 2015? Once you have an offer, you need to go -- even if your employer begs you to stay. Here's why.
By Rob Byron Partner & Manager, Information Technology Search, WinterWyma, 12/9/2014
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2014 In Space: 11 Major Achievements
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Comets and capsules grabbed top headlines, but robots racked up some firsts, the commercialization of space saw advances and setbacks, and the US prepared to resume manned space launches.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/8/2014
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Senate Bill Prohibits Government-Mandated Backdoors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Bill represents a response to government officials who want a way to bypass encryption in technology products.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/5/2014
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Apple, Samsung Back In Court
Eric Zeman,
News
Heads roll at Samsung HQ as the company appeals a $930 million judgment awarded to Apple.
By Eric Zeman , 12/4/2014
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Public Safety Communications: Time For Convergence
Paul May, Senior Product Manager, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications
Commentary
First responders need a better blend of reliability and multimedia capability. Until a dedicated 4G network is implemented, a blend of networks, devices, and applications should drive future procurements.
By Paul May Senior Product Manager, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications, 12/4/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Again? Don't Do It
Deborah Graham, Programmer/Analyst
Commentary
Congress is once again toying with the notion of pushing back the new diagnostic coding requirement.
By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 12/4/2014
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3D Printing: To The Space Station And Beyond
Jessica MacNeil,
News
Additive technology, or 3D printing, shows great promise in manufacturing products for use in space.
By Jessica MacNeil , 12/3/2014
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5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 12/3/2014
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Who Is Your Industry's Digital Master?
Didier Bonnet, Senior VP and Global Practice Leader, Capgemini Consulting
Commentary
If you think digital transformation is only happening in a few hip industries, you're already getting left behind.
By Didier Bonnet Senior VP and Global Practice Leader, Capgemini Consulting, 12/3/2014
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CIO Checklist: Ready For The Disrupted, Digital World?
Andi Mann, VP of Strategic Solutions, CA Technologies
Commentary
IT leaders can take these steps today to stay relevant. Just don't confuse "checklist" with a simple fix.
By Andi Mann VP of Strategic Solutions, CA Technologies, 12/2/2014
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Senate Explores Outsourcing Security Services
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
The US Senate might outsource core cyber security support to a managed security service. Candidate tasks include network security monitoring, threat analysis, incident reporting, vulnerability analysis, and security engineering and research.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/2/2014
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Learn More. Pay Less. Make Government Work.
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Optimize learning tools to increase employee engagement and organizational efficiency.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 12/1/2014
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Retired NASA CIO: Working Harder Than Ever
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
Retired from government service, Linda Cureton is putting long hours into a consulting business (but also envisioning a "real" retirement someday).
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/25/2014
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USPS Played Cat And Mouse With Cyber Attacker
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Postal Service takes restrained, methodical approach to cyberattack. Was this the right strategy?
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/24/2014
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Retired CIOs: 5 Rewarding Second Acts
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Some CIOs "retire" but then consult. These five decided to do something completely different.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/21/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
News
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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