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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
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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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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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H-1B Visa Program: 13 Notable Statistics
Kevin Casey,
News
Demand for new H-1B visas is expected to considerably outpace supply in the coming year. Consider these 13 instructive figures.
By Kevin Casey , 11/20/2014
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7 Important Tech Regulatory Issues In 2015
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From net neutrality to patent reform and drones, these regulations will be in the spotlight. See what's at stake.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/19/2014
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H-1B Visas: What To Expect In 2015
Kevin Casey,
Commentary
Demand for new H-1B visas will continue to outstrip supply -- likely by an even wider margin -- in 2015. Here's guidance for employers and employees.
By Kevin Casey , 11/18/2014
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DoD Changes Cloud Computing Policy
Henry Kenyon,
News
Changing culture is just as important as new technology, CIO Halvorsen says.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/17/2014
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L-1 Visas: H-1B's Quiet, Powerful Cousin
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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You're probably familiar with H-1B visas and the annual cap on them. Their lesser-discussed cousin, the L-1, has no such yearly limit.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/14/2014
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House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/12/2014
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NASA Explores New World Of Open Data
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NASA has been publishing a lot of data for a long time, but getting it into standard machine-readable formats is still a herculean task.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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Net Neutrality: Let There Be Laws
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Telecom companies insist they already comply with the precepts of net neutrality. So what is the harm in codifying their behavior?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/12/2014
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Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Henry Kenyon,
News
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/2014
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IBM Brings Open Data Tech To Ebola Fight
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Here's how IBM's new West African lab is using open data and other technologies to help Sierra Leone and Nigerian governments contain the disease.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 11/10/2014
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2015 Government IT Spending: 3 Suggestions
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
New procurement practices help government CTOs meet mission objectives while making the most of limited agency dollars.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 11/7/2014
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Digitizing Healthcare On The State Level
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
A state initiative spurs digital healthcare innovation, blurring the lines between healthcare and human services.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 11/7/2014
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Truthy Project Not Orwellian, IT Groups Tell Congress
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Indiana University research on Internet memes is not a threat to free speech, computing researchers tell lawmakers threatening to defund the project.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/6/2014
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Bringing DevOps To The Federal Government
Raj Ananthanpillai, CEO, InfoZen
Commentary
Government needs the disciplined flexibility of DevOps. Is your agency ready for it?
By Raj Ananthanpillai CEO, InfoZen, 11/6/2014
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Will New Congress Move On H-1B & Tech Issues?
David Ransom, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Commentary
High-stakes bills that directly affect the tech sector in three areas -- H-1B, digital copyright, and anti-patent-troll legislation -- are stalled in Congress. But what if the Senate changes hands?
By David Ransom Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, 11/4/2014
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