Publication: Federal Computer Week

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Industry, agencies talk small business obstacles

Acquisition By Apr 24, 2014Federal contracting and acquisition officials see small businesses as the backbone of the economy and as stalwart, sought-after contractors, but getting such firms better access to the federal marketplace remains a work in ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 6 hours ago]
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INSCOM points toward greater use of open standards

Geodata By Apr 24, 2014The Army Intelligence and Security Command’s recent deployment of a large-scale geospatial database is hard evidence of the increasing government demand for IT solutions based on open standards, according to a manager on the pr ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 6 hours ago]
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IBM gears up for Pentagon health push

Health IT By Apr 24, 2014IBM named Dr. Keith Salzman, an early pioneer in health IT for the U.S. Army, as its chief medical information officer as part of an overall expansion of its federal health care practice announced April 24. Salzman comes to IBM ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
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Which agencies reward innovation?

Workforce By Apr 24, 2014Federal employees say they are looking for ways to improve the way they work, but many feel the agencies they work for do not support their efforts, according to a new analysis of innovation in the federal workforce by the Partnership ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
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TASC taps ‘first federal CIO’

Mark Forman, the man dubbed “the first federal CIO,” has returned to the defense systems firm TASC as vice president for IT services and cloud initiatives, the company announced April 23. Forman was administrator for e-government and IT in the Office ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
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Another amazing crowdsourcing app shakes up the world

The Economist has run an article called "Pennies from Heaven" about an amazing app called GiveDirectly, which allows people to make donations that go directly to individuals in the developing world. The app involves an amazing mix of new technologies, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

NSA document details foreign intel databases

Surveillance By Apr 23, 2014The National Security Agency says it is not targeting people inside the United States for surveillance through its efforts to collect foreign intelligence, according to an unclassified report explaining how NSA implements its ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Borras lands at consulting firm

Rafael Borras, former undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined global management consultancy A.T. Kearney as a senior adviser, according to a company statement released on April 23.In his new role, Borras will identify ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
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DOJ immigration databases in the dark

Databases By Apr 23, 2014The Justice Department division that decides immigration cases has been left without access to some of its databases, temporarily hobbling its ability to handle cases electronically.The Executive Office for Immigration Review ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Two IRS IT projects on hold

IRS By Apr 23, 2014The Internal Revenue Service has postponed two major IT projects partly because of budget constraints, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. The actions are indicative of an IRS budget that has shrunk below ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Newly minted data analysts in high demand

Employers hungry for big data expertise brought more than $20 million to the negotiating table this spring to recruit dozens of graduates of North Carolina State's burgeoning big data analytics program, according to the university.In response to a chronic ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why government social media is different

The federal government needs to do a better job of explaining its unique position in the constellation of social media users, according to Justin Herman, who leads government-wide social media programs at the General Services Administration.Privacy law, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]

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"18F is very exciting," said Roth. "It's a way to use technology and data together to make us smarter." Data on purchasing and contracting can be brought together in the incubator and forged into new ways to evaluate data that in turn could affect policies...
Forman "will help TASC expand the offerings we provide to civil-agency customers, especially in cloud computing and for complex IT systems" Bruce Phillips, a senior vice president at TASC, said in a statement
"The downward government-wide trend and the negative employee views on some key workplace indicators are troubling signs for sustaining a government that is able to innovate to meet new challenges" the report observed
...to be joining IBM at this pivotal time in the U S federal government's transformation journey in health care," Salzman told FCW in an email. "IBM's leadership in the areas of analytics and cognitive computing will be a valuable resource for government clients as they aim to improve care and drive down healthcare costs."

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INSCOM points toward greater use of open standards [Published Federal Computer Week - 6 hours ago]
Industry, agencies talk small business obstacles [Published Federal Computer Week - 6 hours ago]
Another amazing crowdsourcing app shakes up the... [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
TASC taps ‘first federal CIO’ [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
Which agencies reward innovation? [Published Federal Computer Week - 11 hours ago]
IBM gears up for Pentagon health push [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
NSA document details foreign intel databases [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Borras lands at consulting firm [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Two IRS IT projects on hold [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
DOJ immigration databases in the dark [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Why government social media is different [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Newly minted data analysts in high demand [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
NIST shares tool for vetting mobile apps [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Face-to-Face: Cybersecurity [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
ATF plans new case management system [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 23 2014]
Increased trust boosts Pentagon-industry info s... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 22 2014]
Does the big data era demand new rules of the r... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 22 2014]
DARPA seeks to redefine autopilot [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 22 2014]
Beware of the self-inflicted data breach [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 22 2014]
Verizon sells Federal Network Systems unit [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 22 2014]
HealthCare.gov -- more agile, please [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
Guarding against Heartbleed not so simple [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
Americans wary of domestic drones, wearable com... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
Feds warn HealthCare.gov users about Heartbleed [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
VDI moves to the cloud [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
Clapper: GEOINT is on the rise [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 21 2014]
Masiello talks pricing, LPTA and long-term cont... [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 18 2014]
GAO: SEC needs to bolster info security [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 18 2014]
ACLU praises DHS report [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 18 2014]
Gen. Franz takes over INSCOM [Published Federal Computer Week - Apr 18 2014]
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