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Four Reasons Why More Agencies Are Adopting Virtualization (And Yours Should Too)

June 12, 2012 In the past two years, federal IT managers have been given a significant mandate to improve agency IT operations. Processes need streamlining, projects need reduced overhead costs, and agencies need quicker deployment times. A growing number of federal departments – from the Department of Defense to the Department of Energy– ...

Collaborating in the Cloud

February 16, 2011 It looks like the military services might be cracking the code on a seemingly impossible goal: to build critical technology systems faster, cheaper and better. The key ingredient is a repository of reusable code that Defense Department software developers and contractors can share online. Forge.mil is an innovative program at ...

Collaborating in the Cloud

February 1, 2011 Software developers share resources online to speed systems to the warfighter. It looks like the military services might be cracking the code on a seemingly impossible goal: to build critical technology systems faster, cheaper and better. The key ingredient is a repository of reusable code that Defense Department software developers ...

Data Deluge

August 23, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The federal government is awash in data. And it's expanding at rates faster than chief information officers can count. No one knows exactly how much information agencies have stored in their far-flung databases, but experts say it's a lot. Consider this: By 2015, the world will generate the equivalent of ...

Government faces a data deluge

August 13, 2010 The federal government is awash in data. And it's expanding at rates faster than chief information officers can count. No one knows exactly how much information agencies have stored in their far-flung databases, but experts say it's a lot. Consider this: By 2015, the world will generate the equivalent of ...

Data Deluge

August 1, 2010 Agencies have turned to virtualization to process a growing stockpile of information. Now the challenge is where to put it all. The federal government is awash in data. And it's expanding at rates faster than chief information officers can count. No one knows exactly how much information agencies have stored ...

Drilling Down

June 30, 2010 The Obama administration is deploying a new weapon in its battle against improper payments. Analytics software is helping federal agencies find errors and flag potential waste, fraud and abuse before payments are made. The opportunity for savings is huge. The Office of Management and Budget estimates agencies lost $98 billion ...

Defining Dashboards

June 14, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Obama administration is deploying a new weapon in its battle against improper payments. Analytics software is helping federal agencies find errors and flag potential waste, fraud and abuse before payments are made. The opportunity for savings is huge. The Office of Management and Budget estimates agencies lost $98 billion ...

Drilling Down

June 1, 2010 Agencies use analytics software to comb filings for errors and fraud before payments go out. The Obama administration is deploying a new weapon in its battle against improper payments. Analytics software is helping federal agencies find errors and flag potential waste, fraud and abuse before payments are made. The opportunity ...

The Need for Speed

May 1, 2010 As agencies rush to adopt the latest technology tools, they're leaving the traditional approach to information security behind. Everywhere you look, there's evidence that the pace of innovation is picking up in the information technology industry. Smart phones, social media, cloud computing-all of these developments point to always-on connectivity and ...