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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in January 2011
Less than half are satisfied with the technologies they are given to use in the workplace, according to a Forrester report
Big Blue will build a cloud computing infrastructure to merge IT operations for 14 New York City agencies.
The department plans to use open-source technologies to help refurbish its massive, decades-old system for electronic health records.
Facebook, Twitter, and Homeland Security's Web site gain importance in the agency's replacement for the color-coded communications system used since the 9/11 attacks.
The space agency has put its Shared Services Center online to cut costs associated with handling inquiries via a call center.
Raytheon and Lockheed Martin have won $107 million deals to provide preliminary designs for a radar system to detect objects passing over Earth.
The military research agency is soliciting bids to develop small, high-performance infrared cameras for personal handheld devices every soldier can use.
The typically platform-neutral agency has chosen the 4G wireless standard for an interoperable first-responder network, in the works since 9/11.
Most citizens are happy with federal Web sites, and successful e-gov initiatives are fostering trust in the government, reports Foresee study.
Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube are among the social networking and video platform the administration will use to connect with the public during and after the president's annual speech.
Spinoff, the space agency's first software for Google's mobile platform, highlights NASA innovations used in people's daily lives.
Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence selected to assume the post that innovative IT leader Gen. Jeffery Sorenson vacated in November.
Mayor Bloomberg unveiled virtual suggestion boxes to garner input for making the Big Apple better.
CANES project moves into the development phase after meeting key cost, schedule, and performance criteria.
Employees are asked to help identify capabilities and gaps in workforce readiness to implement government IT reform.
Federal agencies must make rulemaking and enforcement information available for the public to view, download, and search.
The Defense Information Systems Agency will outsource day-to-day support for the Defense Department's Global Information Grid.
The service aims to reduce its data centers by 25%, increase server utilization by 40%, and boost server virtualization by at least 50%.
Work mandated by the Open Government Directive will bring an increase in cloud computing adoption and consolidation of contact centers in 2011, according to research firm IDC.
The cost-cutting measure requiring state workers to return 48,000 state-paid devices is expected to save $20 million a year
The European Space Agency's Planck mission has revealed never-seen data and images of cosmic objects, said NASA, which backs the project.
The contract, worth up to $200 million over six years, will consolidate 54 existing systems in an effort to speed the claims process.
Deputy CTO Beth Noveck's departure marks the second high-ranking resignation from the Office of Science and Technology Policy in less than a month.
Smartronix has developed a new Treasury.gov site and migrated four other agency sites to Amazon Web Services' EC2.
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to add a raft of "high priority" technology staff by April 22.
A memo from the OMB comes a day after Google won an injunction preventing the Department of Interior from awarding a contract to Microsoft due to alleged unfair technology acquisition practices.
Increases for the H-1B and L-1 permits for foreigners working in the U.S. may not meet requirements of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, finds legal analysis.
Despite widespread backing, agencies say they need more technological and leadership support to achieve government transparency goals, finds Socrata survey.
Java-based middleware developed by the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory gets priority-project designation by the Apache Software Foundation.
An inspector general finds agency operations at high risk due to delays in upgrading its critical infrastructure and software.
Thirty firms will provide IT support, maintenance, and services to the Internal Revenue Service for up to 10 years.