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Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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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Secure The Core: Advice For Agencies Under Attack
Vijay Basani, CEO, EiQ Networks
When facing state-sponsored attacks, perimeter security is never enough.
By Vijay Basani CEO, EiQ Networks, 9/3/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor,
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,, 9/2/2014
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Google Tests Delivery Drones
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Google joins Amazon in testing delivery drones outside the US, where regulations are less burdensome.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/2/2014
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Coding School For Kids
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor,
Spurred by Finnish and German models, programming schools for young children gain popularity in Europe.
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor,, 9/2/2014
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NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
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Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
Kevin Counihan, who ran Connecticut's successful state-based health insurance exchange, becomes's leader.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 8/27/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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Ohio State Agencies Embrace Private Cloud
Allen Bernard, Freelance Writer
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.
By Allen Bernard Freelance Writer, 8/27/2014
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