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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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