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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/29/2015
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How DevOps Can Cut Innovation-Crushing Technical Debt
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
Commentary
These five elements can reduce the technical debt that builds up when rotten code and bad practices get into your systems.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 1/21/2015
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Enterprise Drones: What CIOs Should Know
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
Flying drones are coming to the enterprise: Will CIOs and the FAA be ready?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/16/2015
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CES 2015: FCC's Wheeler Stirs Net Neutrality Pot
Eric Zeman,
News
Agency chairman hints at plans to side with Obama, reclassify broadband as a utility.
By Eric Zeman , 1/8/2015
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Stop Hamstringing Online Innovators
Robert Atkinson,
Commentary
The case of Zenefits in Utah shows what's at stake when regulators go too far in the name of competitive "fairness."
By Robert Atkinson , 1/8/2015
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Privacy By Design: Protect User Data From 'Get-Go'
Henry Kenyon,
News
International effort seeks to bake in consumer privacy options.
By Henry Kenyon , 1/5/2015
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Health IT In 2015: What's In The Cards?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare CIOs need to build on existing groundwork to improve compliance and efficiency in what should be a demanding year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 12/31/2014
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10 Threats Worse Than Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/30/2014
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Phoning Home From Mars On Christmas Eve
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
For six simulated space explorers, practicing for a Mars mission means never having a real-time conversation with anyone "back on Earth."
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/30/2014
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Azure Helps Police Store, Access Body Camera Video
Henry Kenyon,
News
Police camera maker demonstrates one way agencies are using Microsoft's Azure Government cloud to run software and equipment in a flexible, interoperable environment.
By Henry Kenyon , 12/30/2014
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Consumerization Of Government Services Starts With Case Management
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Use a case-centric approach to transform government services into the kind of digital experience citizens expect.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 12/30/2014
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5 Education Tech Trends For 2015
Harman Singh,  CEO, WizIQ
Commentary
Education is being flipped on its head by technology. Teachers see the promise -- and the pitfalls.
By Harman Singh CEO, WizIQ, 12/29/2014
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8 Quiet Firsts In Tech In 2014
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
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
News
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,
News
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
News
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
Commentary
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
News
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
News
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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