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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in July 2011
A method to transmit power over short distances would reduce the need for batteries and cut the load that soldiers carry.
Guidelines for use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are being developed by federal agencies, but the GAO says they must do more to address records management, privacy, and security.
Many federal agencies failed to provide a complete listing of data centers or list all of their software assets, which could affect anticipated savings.
Several websites were unavailable or sluggish after an overwhelming public response to the president's call for Congress to resolve debt ceiling issues.
Unisys has moved 17,000 agency employees to cloud-based email, which could save $15.2 million over the next five years.
Randy Vickers, head of the organization responsible for
protecting the U.S. against cyber attacks, has resigned effective
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will use Miserware software to wring power-efficiency out of data centers.
What's next for space agency? Future projects include mapping the moon's gravity field and studying the Mars atmosphere.
Will kill off more data centers this year than originally planned, ahead of master schedule to shutter more than 800 facilities by 2015.
Office of Personnel Management tries to ensure that future IT leader hires are highly qualified.
New OMB requirements broaden the set of data that agencies have to share on how they spend taxpayer dollars on IT.
U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra has appointed a task force to eliminate underutilized or unnecessary dot-gov sites.
Cloud computing and data-center consolidation are central to the department’s plans for cutting technology spending over the next decade.
Department of Veterans Affairs is a BlackBerry-only shop no more. Staff can soon use Androids and iPhones to access email and EHR system.
Mirroring a Homeland Security program, the defense department wants to share best practices and expertise on cloud, mobile, and more.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Harris Corp. are among those implementing the five-year program aimed at transforming a range of IT operations across the department.
Leaders from 34 countries, including notable technology pioneers, have released principles aimed at maintaining the Internet as a forum for open communication and expression.
Three Infrastructure as a Service offerings are now available from Apps.gov, although agencies may find the ordering process a bit strenuous.
Energy.Data.Gov, launched despite recent budget cuts, is aimed at inspiring people to use clean energy and become more efficient in their consumption through the release of information about federal energy usage.