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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in September 2010
The executive order mandates consolidating data centers and other changes to create more efficient and cost-effective IT operations.
Moving to the next-gen Internet protocol standard will support agency modernization efforts, said U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra.
Auditors can't determine whether Social Security overpaid or underpaid for thousands of Hewlett-Packard computers.
The FBI and other law-enforcement officials are pushing for an update to legislation that would extend wiretap capability to Internet communications and services.
Firm will build the IT and communications infrastructure for the consolidated DHS headquarters under construction in Washington
The i6 Challenge will provide six $1 million awards to businesses that accelerate technology commercialization in specific geographic regions.
Auditor finds the Internal Revenue Service could save more than $1 billion with better use of third-party data.
Notifications.gov lets people receive text messages, e-mails, or RSS updates from federal agencies about topics of their choice.
The U.S. Air Force may be unable to launch satellites due to delays in ground system support deployment, further postponing system modernization efforts that began in 2000.
Analyst firm INPUT finds significant challenges to the government's ambitious plan to save money and increase efficiency and security through greater use of virtualization and cloud computing.
Defense research agency launching crowdsourcing, challenge programs to cut the time it takes to develop a next-generation infantry-fighting vehicle by a factor of five.
Vivek Kundra, Aneesh Chopra and other government officials will meet with members of the Business Software Alliance in an effort to optimize federal cloud deployments.
The organization will provide funding to underprivileged schools and communities for science, technology, engineering and math education.
In another move toward transparency, Performance.gov will publish the results of how agencies meet key goals set by the Obama administration.
The company will provide engineering support for the International Space Station through Sept. 2015.
General Dynamics' performance on the Financial and Logistical Integrated Technology Enterprises program's Strategic Asset Management system pilot project was not adequately monitored, according to the agency's inspector general.
Operational feasibility pilot will be run by the Department of Homeland Security at a border patrol station in Texas.
As part of its sustainability plan, the General Services Administration plans to install advanced energy meters in all of its data centers by year end and reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020.
In a farewell blog post, Rob Carey urged the service's IT department to embrace organizational, technological and educational changes that started during his tenure.
The space agency wants U.S. companies to help it broker deals to share patented technology with the marketplace with IP-transfer partners earning a certain percentage of revenue.
CSC has successfully moved more than half of the city's employees to the cloud for email and collaboration with only the LAPD and other public safety workers still using Novell's GroupWise suite.
Civic Commons aims to bring federal, state and local IT operations and services together by sharing applications and IT resources.
Teamwork, global leadership and respect for privacy are necessary as feds work to secure critical infrastructure, the National Security Agency's Gen. Keith Alexander said.
The federal government must rethink how it approaches IT if it wants to achieve open government goals, said Public.Resource.org founder Carl Malamud, and make digitizing government data a priority.
Sunlight Foundation director Ellen Miller questioned the federal government's commitment to transparency initiatives, speaking at a presentation at the Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C.
Though state agencies have resumed IT operations, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency and Northrop Grumman, which has apologized for a more than weeklong failure, are still working to recover data.
With Hurricane Earl threatening the eastern seaboard, a new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite is now ready for tracking life-threatening weather and solar activity.
FEMA, the National Weather Service and other agencies are providing updates, advice and other disaster-management information on their websites.
Online archive documents the space agency's history, construction, launches, and founders.