• Ovum: Efficiency will drive gov't outsourcing, cloud use

    Posted January 11, 2011 - 2:44 pm

    Government IT will be more open to outsourcing and cloud computing technologies in 2011 as departments work to drive efficiencies, according to analyst house Ovum.
  • The battle for our data: a holiday allegory

    Posted December 20, 2010 - 1:58 pm

    While we are all worrying about open source software, we should also be paying attention to keeping our data open, as well.
  • Government warnings could kill the cloud

    Posted December 14, 2010 - 5:09 pm

    New Zealand has joined the ranks of an increasing number of governments that have issued warnings for businesses thinking about cloud computing.
  • The climate is right for teleworking in government

    Posted December 9, 2010 - 6:23 pm

    OK, we all know about the proposed federal salary freeze, and Gov Loop has done a great job of laying out the facts in GovLoop Weekly: It's Freezing Out Here including an info graph of federal pay numbers, estimated savings, and a recap of a CNN poll showing that 64 % of Americans surveyed say that it's a step in the right direction.Lest federal workers face the Holidays without any good news, there is the promise of job related monetary relief in the Federal Telework Bill, which presumably will soon be signed by the President.
  • UK gov't to spend $1.3 billion on superfast broadband

    Posted December 6, 2010 - 1:03 pm

    The government will spend £830m on bringing superfast broadband to every community in the UK by 2015.
  • White House orders review in wake of Wikileaks disclosure

    Posted November 29, 2010 - 5:57 pm

    The White House has ordered all federal agencies to review systems for protecting sensitive data due to the latest release of potentially damaging classified data by Wikileaks.
  • Federal health claims database launch delayed over privacy worries

    Posted November 15, 2010 - 6:07 pm

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has pushed back the planned launch of a controversial health claims database to Dec. 15.
  • Uncle Sam's dumbest tech buys

    Posted November 9, 2010 - 3:35 pm

    The U.S. government has made some less-than-successful tech investments over the years. Here are some choice examples of goofy federal and state government tech buys in recent history.
  • Naked Pictures!

    Posted August 5, 2010 - 11:54 am

    Guess who lied about not storing "whole body" images of people? That would be the federal government.
  • Hack the government

    Posted July 21, 2010 - 5:43 pm

    Code for America thinks that the U.S. would be a lot better place if hackers turned their technical skills towards improving the government.
  • Trade group releases new list of 'awful' Internet laws

    Posted August 18, 2009 - 7:46 am

    WASHINGTON (08/18/2009) - A Maine law that would require e-commerce vendors to get parental permission before collecting any personal information about teens and children is so broad that it could lead to lawsuits against vendors of many Internet services, according to the NetChoice trade group.
  • Ingram Micro creates program for small VARs

    Posted November 4, 2008 - 11:15 am

    Competing in the Federal playground is a lucrative market, but also one that may be difficult to break into. To address that difficulty, Distributor Ingram Micro has a new program to match up larger systems integrators with small VARs.

  • Estimate Your Taxes Under Next President With Online Model

    Posted October 27, 2008 - 5:54 pm

    There's a lot of issues that impact voters' decisions, including taxes. A business-school professor and a business modeling software developer have teamed up to help voters evaluate, side-by-side, the tax proposals of Senators Barack Obama and John McCain.
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