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Federal Shared Services Gains Traction
Patience Wait,
News
US Treasury official sees shared services boosting productivity and transparency.
By Patience Wait , 9/19/2014
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Open Source Fix For US Voting System?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Commentary
Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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Cross-Border Digital Searches: An Innovation-Friendly Approach
Daniel Castro, Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Commentary
Case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of current laws.
By Daniel Castro Senior Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 9/5/2014
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Digital Disruption Uber-Style Is Never Pretty
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Commentary
The legal and regulatory backlash that ride-sharing company Uber faces in Germany will play out across many more industries.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 9/4/2014
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NASA Mars App Redefines 'Mission Creep'
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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As a planned six-month Mars rover mission has stretched into a decade, the Analyst's Notebook app has morphed to manage the increasing amount of data generated.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/3/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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What Civic Innovation Contests Teach Tech Companies
Anil Rathi, CEO, Skild
Commentary
Creative, new ideas can come from unexpected places. Tech companies should look outside the usual places for inspired, important products.
By Anil Rathi , 8/25/2014
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Todd Park To Exit Federal CTO Role, Says Fortune
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Fortune Magazine is reporting White House CTO will leave that post but may help with Silicon Valley recruiting.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/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
Commentary
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 Government/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 Government/Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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US Digital Service: Key To Making Government Agile?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/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 Government/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 Government/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 Government/Healthcare, 8/8/2014
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Wanted: Honest Algorithms For Voter Redistricting
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/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 Government/Healthcare, 8/7/2014
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GAO Pushes Better Reporting Of Federal Grants Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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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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