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IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/22/2014
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5 Early Cloud Adopters In Federal Government
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Despite slow adoption government-wide, these agencies have paved the way for others implementing cloud computing.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/22/2014
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Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
Junko Yoshida,
News
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.
By Junko Yoshida , 9/19/2014
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Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
Patience Wait,
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US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
By Patience Wait , 9/19/2014
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Federal Inaction Breeds ID Theft, Says Frank Abagnale
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Onetime "Catch Me If You Can" swindler turned anti-fraud consultant says identity theft is "4,000 times easier" than when he was living a life of crime.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/18/2014
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3 Meltdown Moments In Digital Strategy
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
See if you can relate to these real-life digital business problems.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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Open Source Fix For US Voting System?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
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, 9/16/2014
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Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Voxdox, a text-to-speech app, aims to help children and adults with learning disabilities such as dyslexia or alexia.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 9/16/2014
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Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Government IT execs compare transitioning data to the cloud to giving their kids the keys to a new convertible.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/11/2014
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City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
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, 9/10/2014
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IoT, Mobile Give Government IT New Challenges
Henry Kenyon,
News
New mobile devices and the coming Internet of Things might change the way government identifies workers and allows data access, say experts.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/9/2014
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Aging Of America: Internet To The Rescue
Howard Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Commentary
We're running out of money, not technology solutions.
By Howard Anderson Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 9/9/2014
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Ebola Fight Hampered By Poor Analytics
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Researchers and clinicians need better data to supplement sketchy reports from the field about Ebola's spread.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/8/2014
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Cross-Border Digital Searches: An Innovation-Friendly Approach
Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Commentary
Case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of current laws.
By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 9/5/2014
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Analytics Fights Fraud In Government Benefits Programs
Sheila Hoeppner, Senior Director, Risk Products & Business Intelligence, Xerox
Commentary
Right combination of data analytics can help agencies weed out identity thieves and fraudsters.
By Sheila Hoeppner Senior Director, Risk Products & Business Intelligence, Xerox, 9/5/2014
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Apple Supplier Accused Of Labor Exploitation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Apple maintains it's committed to improving labor conditions at its suppliers and says it has been making progress.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/4/2014
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White House Pulls New CTO From Google
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
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, 9/4/2014
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Cyber Security Education: Remove The Limits
W. Hord Tipton,
Commentary
Highly technical and high-level strategic education must come together to achieve cyber security goals.
By W. Hord Tipton , 9/4/2014
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Digital Disruption Uber-Style Is Never Pretty
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
The legal and regulatory backlash that ride-sharing company Uber faces in Germany will play out across many more industries.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/4/2014
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5 Avoidable Roadblocks To Digital Projects
Josh Oakhurst, Chief Strategy Officer, Skookum Digital Works
Commentary
These common roadblocks don't have to kill projects. Here's how to maneuver around them.
By Josh Oakhurst Chief Strategy Officer, Skookum Digital Works, 9/3/2014
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