Profile of Patience Wait
News & Commentary Posts: 151
Washington-based Patience Wait contributes articles about government IT to InformationWeek.
Articles by Patience Wait
posted in June 2012
FEMA, National Weather Service team to provide texting service
intended to save lives in bad weather.
Agency awards a three-year contract to CGI Federal for infrastructure-as-a-service as part of a broader strategy to implement an agency-wide hybrid cloud.
New venture, called Deep Computing Solutions, aims to apply supercomputing to complex industrial problems ranging from new aircraft design to agriculture's impact on the environment.
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite serves as a "rain gauge in space"
Federal CIO VanRoekel announces an innovation center to help agencies share digital services, as well as a new advisory group working on a bring-your-own-device policy.
Space agency aims to make it easier for private sector companies to license its technology innovations.
Agency issues an RFI to gauge options for replacing outdated email infrastructure with email as a service.
Supercomputer tackles NASA's most complex challenges, from
understanding solar flares to designing new space vehicles.
Deltek forecasts a slight decline in federal IT budgets through 2017, even if Congress prevents threatened 10% across-the-board cuts in 2013.
IBM supercomputers take five of top 10 slots. More than half of world's 500 fastest computers are made by American companies.
New Office of Management and Budget guidelines aim to cut costs and improve contractor performance by breaking IT projects
into smaller pieces.
Military looks to add potential for massive multi-player online games, simulations for construction and management, and real-time strategy.
White House announces federal working group, public-private partnership to boost development and usefulness of high-speed broadband networks.