Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in October 2010
The Department of Defense's incoming IT leadership team, led by Teri Takai, will be greeted by organizational upheaval, cost cutting, and pressure from Congress.
Starfire Mission Ready Cloud features self-service provisioning, automated security and built-in governance capabilities.
GSA to issue an RFQ for SaaS email services so that federal agencies eventually can leverage cloud computing.
One enterprise system hosted by Defense Information Systems Agency is expected to save $100 million annually.
Agile development, risk management and collaboration with industry are among the areas targeted by TechAmerica study.
The multi-billion dollar, 15-year effort is finally delivering improved services to taxpayers, the IRS' inspector general says, but security concerns loom large.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation slams an inspector general's report on its long-delayed and over-budget case management system overhaul as inaccurate and based on outdated information.
Using Apps.gov, agencies soon will be able to buy infrastructure-as-a-service offerings, such as storage and virtual machine services, as well as cloud-based web hosting.
Infrastructure-as-a-service, offered through NASA Cloud Services, should be available for agency-wide production within weeks, according to the space agency.
An inventory finds that the government significantly underestimated the total number of federal data centers that will be affected by the reduction initiative.
Top officials at major tech companies offered White House economic officials a plan to save the government $1 trillion by 2020, mostly through better use of IT.
Cyber Command, the military sub-command dedicated to cyber ops, was slated to reach "full operating capability" by October 1, and I can't say I was surprised when it missed that deadline. There's still uncertainty facing Cyber Command's final shape and role, but it begs the question: what's holding it back?
GTSI participated in a scheme to siphon off government work and dollars, intended for small businesses, according to government allegations against the IT services company.
IT reforms at the Pentagon will delay filling the empty position, but former nominee Teri Takai remains in the running to lead the military's IT ops.