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posted in December 2010
The online tool will allow U.S. officials and policymakers to solicit input about decisions they're making from experts outside the government and from the general public.
About two out of three state mailboxes will be migrated to Microsoft-hosted email, rather than a competing state system.
Defense Department's MAINGATE will allow forces in Iraq and Afghanistan to share joint military mission information and remotely control surveillance vehicles.
The firm beat out incumbent Lockheed Martin for a deal to manage PC hardware, software, mobile services, and infrastructure for the space agency.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will test using the cloud to consolidate and modernize its IT resources.
Cross-agency collaboration, public engagement, and improved technology key to processing a backlog of 400 million pages by December 2013.
Significant technology issues led to a peak backlog of 12 million forms that were delayed in processing, found the Government Accountability Office.
The All Partners Access Network Web site will get improved navigation, registration, and search when it's upgraded on Dec. 30.
Like other federal dashboards, the new site provides transparency on how the U.S. government is investing money, this time overseas.
Improving the nation's cybersecurity defense is major goal of the workforce development program.
Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications will begin widely deploying iPhones, iPads, Kindles, and other devices to military personnel early next year.
Voyager 1, launched 33 years ago, has reached the outer edge of the sun's influence and is approaching interstellar space, say scientists.
Personnel can't access major media outlets that published the full leaked embassy cables.
Ellis Burgoyne, who started his USPS career 32 years ago as a letter carrier, was promoted as part of an overhaul of the agency's executive team.
Staff reductions, data-center consolidation, and cutting back on office space are aspects of a five-year plan to streamline operations.
Federal agencies must establish policies and managing officers to enable government employees to work remotely.
A project-management best-practices portal and a technology fellows exchange program with the private sector are included in the 25-point implementation plan.
The Securities and Exchange Commission still needs a new home for one of its two data centers by March, when its lease runs out.
Wi-Net Act, proposed in the Senate, would free up cellular networks by installing wireless base stations in all public government facilities.
Achieving key Federal Information Security Management Act approval paves the way for the vendor to grab a larger share of the government market.
Six DoD supercomputing centers across the United States will be connected to researchers by the network planned by the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Researchers grew a microbe using arsenic instead of phosphorus, redefining the agency's search for other types of life in the universe.
A base will migrate from Microsoft Vista due to concerns about security, complaints from users.