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Agencies under pressure to develop systems first, security second

April 30, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow 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 the need to pass around a mind-boggling amount of information among agencies and constituents. Federal chief...

Outbreak

November 25, 2009 Federal agencies have been slow to ramp up telework programs that allow employees to work remotely, which could be a threat to operations if the H1N1 pandemic worsens. Telework offers agencies many advantages, including higher employee retention rates, less demand for office space and enhanced productivity when disaster strikes. But...

Managing Technology: Outbreak

November 12, 2009 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Agencies lag at telework, but could H1N1 be the catalyst for change? Federal agencies have been slow to ramp up telework programs that allow employees to work remotely, which could be a threat to operations if the H1N1 pandemic worsens. Telework offers agencies many advantages, including higher employee retention rates,...

Outbreak

November 1, 2009 Agencies lag at telework, but could H1N1 be the catalyst for change? Federal agencies have been slow to ramp up telework programs that allow employees to work remotely, which could be a threat to operations if the H1N1 pandemic worsens. Telework offers agencies many advantages, including higher employee retention rates,...

No Looking Back

September 23, 2009 Think IPv6 is so 2008? Think again. All agencies met the Office of Management and Budget's June 2008 deadline to demonstrate their ability to carry IPv6 traffic across their backbone networks, but that doesn't mean the federal government is ready for the next-generation Internet. For the past year, agencies have...

IPv6: No Looking Back

September 14, 2009 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Peter Tseronis, chairman of the federal IPv6 Working Group, said IPv6 will once again take the spotlight on the federal stage as the Obama administration pushes its cloud-computing agenda. Sean McCormick Agencies must upgrade Internet services by 2012. Think IPv6 is so 2008? Think again. All agencies met the Office...

Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

September 4, 2009 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Government technologists want to deploy cloud computing, but agencies must learn to let go. Since taking on the role of the first federal chief information officer, Vivek Kundra has been on a crusade promoting cloud computing, the relatively new business practice of buying technology services over the Internet from a...

No Looking Back

September 1, 2009 Agencies must upgrade Internet services by 2012. Think IPv6 is so 2008? Think again. All agencies met the Office of Management and Budget's June 2008 deadline to demonstrate their ability to carry IPv6 traffic across their backbone networks, but that doesn't mean the federal government is ready for the next-generation...

Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

September 1, 2009 Government technologists want to deploy cloud computing, but agencies must learn to let go. Since taking on the role of the first federal chief information officer, Vivek Kundra has been on a crusade promoting cloud computing, the relatively new business practice of buying technology services over the Internet from a...

Twittery Jitters

July 8, 2009 Dan Luxenberg, a program analyst at the Food and Drug Administration, is responsible for the popular FDArecalls Twitter stream. Since January, he has been posting an average of four tweets (short messages of no more than 140 characters) a day on what foods companies are recalling. The stream has attracted...