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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in July 2010
APC2, the Army Private Cloud, will be a cornerstone of a broader data center consolidation initiative that aims to reduce the number of Army data centers from 200 to less than 20.
Platform-as-a-service, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint may be delivered to military agencies from the Defense Information Systems Agency's private cloud.
Google's announcement Monday that it was formally releasing a version of its application suite for government doesn't just represent a Google sales push, but in some ways also indicates that although the federal government is stepping up its cloud computing push, much work remains.
On September 7 and 8 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D. C., leaders from government and the private sector will share their experiences working with open data, and brainstorm over what's next.
Part of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology program, the RFPs include enterprise architecture and planning support, systems and software engineering and enterprise network services.
Government Accountability Office finds that while the federal IT Dashboard has increased transparency, data quality and data standards still need improvement.
The acquisition signals SAS' intent to pursue opportunities in the federal intelligence community.
The White House on Monday was forced to walk back NASA administrator Charles Bolden's recent remarks to Al Jazeera that one of his top priorities was outreach to Muslim countries, but in fact, the Obama administration has been doing a lot of science and technology outreach to the Islamic world in recent months.
The government's newspaper of record, long maligned for its poor transition to the web, is getting some well-deserved improvements to make it more useful online.
The Transformation and Systems Consolidation, intended to create an integrated financial, asset management and acquisition management system, has suffered from incomplete planning, poor oversight, inspector general finds.
Windows Intune, a cloud-based client management service, and Windows 7 SP1 have moved to public beta phase.
Michael Duffy talks with InformationWeek about navigating the financial crisis, leading a government-wide data center consolidation effort, and managing Treasury's IT infrastructure.
Bradley Manning, an Army intelligence analyst, is alleged to have leaked diplomatic cables and controversial video and downloading classified documents to his computer.
The federal government looks to engage citizens in new ways with an enhanced site including Microsoft Bing-powered search.
As a report warns agencies won't move forward without clearer policy, White House readies comprehensive cloud strategy and cybersecurity rules.