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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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E-invoicing: Past Due For US Govt.
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
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Electronic invoicing benefits business and government worldwide. Will the US help promote universal adoption?
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 7/29/2014
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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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How To Build A Federal Information Security Team
(ISC)2 Writers Bureau,
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Federal security officers face many challenges building and maintaining an information security team. Here are some tips for putting together a group of employees that will protect your systems and data.
By (ISC)2 Writers Bureau , 7/28/2014
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FAA Rules On Drones Vs. Model Aircraft Protested
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Proposed FAA dividing line between model aircraft and drones is too limiting to hobbyists, says the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Academy of Model Aeronautics.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/28/2014
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Senate Committee Seeks EHR Interoperability Investigation
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Bipartisan Senate Appropriations Committee wants an investigation into poor interoperability, possible "information blocking" in electronic health records.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/26/2014
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Bubblemania: Will We Party Like It's 1999?
Doug Schade, Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman
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Feverish tech activity is exciting and in many ways similar to 15 years ago. We aren't at dot-bomb levels of hysteria, but there's one big problem that may threaten growth.
By Doug Schade Principal Consultant, Winter Wyman, 7/25/2014
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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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FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Innovation Depends On Being Open
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal agencies have a hard time fitting innovation into their plans, let alone their budgets. Open data and open-source software help make innovation happen anyway.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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FDA Mobile Apps Loophole Hazardous For Healthcare
Stephanie Kreml,
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The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/2014
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NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
William Jackson, Technology Writer
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Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/22/2014
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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,
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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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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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NASA's Orion Spacecraft: 9 Facts
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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The Orion spacecraft gives NASA a ticket to deep space. Here's how NASA is preparing the spacecraft for a mission to visit an asteroid in 2025.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/19/2014
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Telemedicine Guidelines Leave Plenty Of Questions
Jeremy Johnson, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty
Commentary
Federation of State Medical Boards and American Medical Association telemedicine standards provide a good starting point, but their definitions are too narrow.
By Jeremy Johnson & Catie Bitzan Amundsen , 7/17/2014
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Net Neutrality: Let's Move Beyond Class Warfare
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
The Hatfields say consumers will suffer if we prioritize Net traffic. The McCoys say we're headed for communism if we don't. They're both wrong: The problem is lack of broadband competition, not lack of openness and equality.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/17/2014
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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
News
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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