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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in November 2011
Next census not until 2020, but bureau already working on field data collection via tablet apps.
Defense Department plans to use semantic Web principles to improve how data is shared, analyzed, and reported across myriad systems.
White House tells federal agencies to improve records management by considering new electronic alternatives.
Agency employees and contractors can download apps for smartphones to access internal information, although choices are thin to start.
From NASA to National Park Service, agencies research how they can work together to create games to meet social, health, economic, and other challenges.
GAO outlines strategies that produce cost-effective and well-implemented federal IT investments.
Tech giant gives notebook computers to military hospitals to help vets connect with families and loved ones while healing.
DARPA will use crowdsourcing to help verify that weapons software will work as intended.
Department deploys cloud-based tools to manage and fulfill freedom of information requests.
USPS Inspector General urges development of digital services so postal service can take advantage of Internet economy and ease some of its financial woes.
Administrator Charles Bolden testifies that lack of funding could push program back two years to 2017.
The agency's public website and some internal applications have been unavailable since Saturday, when a SAN disk pool failed.
A new survey shows that while federal agency managers and staff support telecommuting, a lack of agency policies is slowing actual progress.
Chip and electronics manufacturers urged to develop a networking device to connect satellites in Darpa's System F6 program.
Fed jobs website outages stem from longstanding Office of Personnel Management problems with IT development and oversight, auditor tells Congress.
NASA and Energy Dept. supercomputers nabbed five of the top 10 spots in a bi-annual list of the world's most powerful computers.
Raytheon will build a new case-management system for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that makes it easier to share info and lets agents receive notifications via mobile devices.
Computer company signs $188 million contract to develop 1-petaflop supercomputer for NSF-funded project at the University of Illinois.
Geospatial Platform website makes available data, services, and applications so people can build their own maps.
Defense research agency wants a cheaper, faster, and more reliable way to launch smaller satellites.
Curiosity, scheduled to land on the Red Planet in August, will try to determine if conditions were ever favorable to support microbial life.
White House aims to limit mobile devices and move information online to eliminate wasteful spending.
Mason Peck will bring expertise in spacecraft design and robotics to the space agency's technology directorate.
National Center for Atmospheric Research will use 1.6-petaflop supercomputer to launch new facility devoted to climate research.
Google worked with Veterans Administration to develop the search tool, a widget that aggregates listings from Monster.com, Facebook, and similar outlets.
Military plans new vehicle routers and networking capabilities to help soldiers communicate more securely and effectively in combat situations.
Towing spaceships isn't in the immediate plans, but the agency hopes $100,000 investment in moving objects with lasers will pay off in the laboratory.
As federal jobs site problems persist, Sen. John Kerry suggests U.S. CIO VanRoekel should scrap the in-house service, return it to an outsourcer.
IARPA looks to develop a "split-manufacturing" process that bakes intellectual property protection inside microprocessors.
Protection Ensemble Test Mannequin (PETMAN), developed by Boston Dynamics, is soldier-size and moves with similar agility to humans.
White House releases energy data, mobile and Web apps, to promote energy efficiency in agencies and beyond.