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Commerce Dept. Partners With Private Sector On Open Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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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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Science & Tech Office Refreshes Open Government Plan
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Feds will offer access to scientific collections, hold online presentations and nurture young inventors.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/9/2014
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5 Mobile Apps For Visiting Washington, D.C.
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Planning a visit to our nation's capitol? These mobile apps, created by federal agencies, guide and educate travelers.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 6/7/2014
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Secret Service Seeks Social Signals: Inside The RFP
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Social media analytics RFP seeks to sort serious from sarcastic threats against government officials.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/6/2014
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UK Healthcare Agency Reveals Open Data Blueprint
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
NHS England launches research effort to accelerate use of open data to improve care and drive research.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/6/2014
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OpenFDA Backstory: Breaking The Paperwork Backlog
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The startup Captricity uses a combination of crowdsourcing and OCR to digitize mountains of paper records, particularly for government agencies and healthcare.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/5/2014
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Smart Government: All About Disruption
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Smartphones and big data have changed expectations for how people communicate and find information, but government agencies aren't yet adapting, says Forrester report.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 6/5/2014
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Federal IT: Eliminate Innovation Pessimism
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Federal CIOs struggling to innovate should borrow lessons on open innovation from the private sector.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 6/4/2014
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What DOD's Joint Information Environment Needs To Succeed
Warren Suss, President, Suss Consulting, Inc.
Commentary
The Defense Department's massive bet on an enterprise-wide information environment depends on whether DOD and industry can align their investment roadmaps. Here's how else industry can help.
By Warren Suss President, Suss Consulting, Inc., 6/3/2014
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CMS, FDA Expand Open Data Initiatives
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
CMS updates, elaborates on public healthcare utilization, while FDA announces API access to its database of adverse drug reaction reports.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/2/2014
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Open Data Coalition Criticizes SEC Backtracking
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Congress urged to direct SEC to require small public companies to file financial data in open data formats.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 5/29/2014
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UAE National ID Program: Model Worth Watching
Wyatt Kash, former Editor, InformationWeek Government
Commentary
United Arab Emirates officials are laying the foundation for a national identity verification system that could change how people are ID'd for everything from passports to employment documents.
By Wyatt Kash former Editor, InformationWeek Government, 5/29/2014
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Federal Records Managers Caught In Squeeze
Richard W. Walker,
News
Facing 2016 deadline to go all electronic, agency record keepers struggle to plan amidst budget constraints.
By Richard W. Walker , 5/29/2014
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Federal CIOs, Take Open Data To Next Level
Bobby Caudill, Director, Global Government Industry Marketing, Teradata
Commentary
My challenge to public sector CIOs: Don't see open data as yet another checkbox, reporting, or compliance task. Use data to improve lives.
By Bobby Caudill Director, Global Government Industry Marketing, Teradata, 5/29/2014
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WW II Memorial Debuts Connection To The Past
Patience Wait,
News
New WiFi-enhanced service at WW II memorial in Washington lets visitors access historical records and other information from interactive kiosks.
By Patience Wait , 5/27/2014
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House Passes Bill To Limit NSA Spying
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
Bill would stop NSA bulk collection of phone bill data, but privacy advocates say it lacks teeth.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 5/23/2014
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Rethink The Right To Be Forgotten
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
There are better ways to address discomfort with the truth than government-mandated lying.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 5/17/2014
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