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Todd Park To Exit Federal CTO Role, Says Fortune
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Fortune Magazine is reporting White House CTO will leave that post but may help with Silicon Valley recruiting.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/22/2014
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Public Sector IT Compliance The Private Sector Way
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
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Office of Management and Budget wants agencies to mimic private-sector accountability practices. Compliance will require private sector discipline.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 8/22/2014
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Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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US Digital Service: Key To Making Government Agile?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Effort to apply the lessons of HealthCare.gov is praiseworthy, but may not get at the root cause of problems with digital government services.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/14/2014
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Presidential Records Management Directive: It Takes A Village
Sue Trombley, Managing Director, Thought Leadership, Iron Mountain
Commentary
Agencies will need to draw from varied resources to meet the deadline for digitally archiving federal government records by 2019.
By Sue Trombley Managing Director, Thought Leadership, Iron Mountain, 8/14/2014
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Federal Open Source Is Messy – And That's OK
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Open source projects like the National Library of Medicine's Pillbox show potential of open innovation -- including competition with projects started elsewhere.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/8/2014
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Wanted: Honest Algorithms For Voter Redistricting
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Why can't a simple formula replace the politically charged gerrymandering that's skewing our election processes?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/7/2014
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GAO Pushes Better Reporting Of Federal Grants Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
OMB must strengthen guidance related to federal grants and loans to ensure maximum transparency and reliability of key financial data, says GAO.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 8/4/2014
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Guide To Server Virtualization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
News
New to server virtualization or need a refresher course? This overview explains the technology that has changed the lives of IT admins and CFOs.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/31/2014
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E-invoicing: Past Due For US Govt.
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
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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Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
News
Fall IT conferences and trade shows are right around the corner. Browse these events focused on networking, cloud, data centers, and storage, and start planning for a fantastic fall.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site, 7/29/2014
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Evanston Modernizes Government Services
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
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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Federal IT Innovation Depends On Being Open
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
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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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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How E-Discovery Cuts Legal Costs For Novo Nordisk
Jonathan Malz, Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk
Commentary
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.
By Jonathan Malz Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk, 7/21/2014
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SEC Clamps Down On XBRL Filing Holdouts
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Advocacy groups claim SEC hasn't been applying quality control to quarterly financial filed in structured data format.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/14/2014
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Commerce Dept. Partners With Private Sector On Open Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Commerce Department uses meetings with private sector to improve its open data infrastructure.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/27/2014
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Feds To Post Open Data From 700 R&D Facilities
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Research.Data.gov upgrade furnishes machine-readable research data to entrepreneurs, innovators, and manufacturers.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/20/2014
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Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting?
Dennis Mitzner, Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com
Commentary
Wikistrat's eclectic community of analysts beat the CIA by predicting Russia's annexation of Crimea. Should crowdsourcing play a bigger role in the consulting industry?
By Dennis Mitzner Chief Editor, Inside3DP.com, 6/18/2014
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Government Data + Maps: 10 Great Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Explore 10 ways federal agencies use geographic information system (GIS) technology and maps to improve decision making and deliver public information.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 6/11/2014
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