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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in September 2011
DHS is first agency to use GSA's infrastructure-as-a-service blanket purchase agreement as it awards $5 million contract to move all public websites to the cloud.
Obama administration official presses federal agencies to use data analytics as a cost-cutting tool.
Two years after the military arm banned the use of Facebook, Twitter and the like, it's now embracing social media to promote communications.
Federal IT professionals said that Vivek Kundra improved the government's use of technology overall, but suggested his successor take a more realistic approach.
As space agency plans to send humans further into space, communications is a key challenge.
Agency plans to demonstrate the laser technology in 2016 to show it can transmit data from space up to 100 times faster than its current systems.
Agency awards 11 contracts to help feds cut printing costs and energy usage as part of the Obama administration's Campaign to Cut Waste.
The international competition seeks applications that can help address global problems such as climate change and the depletion of ocean resources.
Tech experts tell House subcommittee that federal cloud adoption affects U.S. competitiveness in a global economy. But security disagreements remain.
Sunlight Foundation analysis finds data federal agency reporting to USASpending.gov remains incomplete and inconsistent.
New site asks citizens for opinions, ideas on how federal government can make better use of its Internet properties.
The federal government increasingly uses of sites like Facebook to keep people informed during emergencies. But a new report warns of a few dangers.
Digital Promise, a collaboration between the government and the private sector, will identify breakthrough technologies to improve student performance.
AWS infrastructure, storage, and virtual private cloud service get FISMA Moderate certification.
Chief Information Officers Council launches a Technology Fellows program to recruit more qualified IT personnel across the federal government.
Technology standards agency offers guidance on cloud standards and service categories allowed across government.
PC communications is the preferred method, but people still want the ability to interact with officials by phone, mail, and in person, reports IDC survey.
US Ignite will use a private-public partnership to foster the development of high-speed "killer apps" in key industries.
SteelCloud has partnered with Good Technology to offer hardware to efficiently secure smartphones across military
NASA needs to speed cleanup of floating debris in orbit around Earth, not just work around it, said National Research Council report.
NIST researchers have achieved the lowest error rate to date in quantum information processing.
Citizens can more easily engage with government officials through grassroots organizing tool.