Nextgov - Emerging Tech Technology is Changing Governmenten-usWed, 30 Sep 2015 16:33:18 -0400GSA Loses Customer Experience Champion Dorris spent nearly 34 years at GSA, including leading efforts to improve the federal government's customer experience.Frank KonkelWed, 30 Sep 2015 16:33:18 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGSANSA Chief: Clinton’s Private Email Server an Intelligence ‘Opportunity’ was responding to a hypothetical question from Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s controversial use of a “homebrew” private email system.Frank KonkelMon, 28 Sep 2015 17:09:20 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonCharlie Neibergall/AP File PhotoFederal Agencies: What's Your Hack-Response Plan? Sept. 15, Nextgov will host a digital event dedicated to educating federal cybersecurity stakeholders on best practices in responding to data breaches.Frank KonkelTue, 08 Sep 2015 13:51:14 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechAlexander Supertramp/Shutterstock.comUS Citizenship and Immigration Services to Host Twitter ‘Office Hours’ officials hope to provide another avenue for customers to ask questions and receive real-time feedback.Frank KonkelMon, 31 Aug 2015 13:50:13 -0400 Tech - Emerging Tech Blan-k/Shutterstock.comDISA Issues Pentagon-Friendly Cloud Computing Guide guide is aimed at DOD “mission owners” planning to move an existing information system from a physical environment to a virtualized cloud environment.Frank KonkelTue, 25 Aug 2015 10:47:48 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techliravega/$11 Billion Next-Gen Weather Satellite Launch Delayed“Schedule risks” found by NOAA, NASA and main contractor Lockheed Martin have slipped the launch again to sometime in fall, likely October.Frank KonkelThu, 20 Aug 2015 16:17:45 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechArtist's conception of GOES-R environmental satellite.NOAAQTS Sets Eyes on Federal Market with Carpathia Acquisition Kansas-based company, which already services many federal customers through 12 nationwide data centers, spent $326 million acquiring the cloud services provider.Frank KonkelMon, 17 Aug 2015 16:49:43 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechHermin/Shutterstock.comThe Road to Improving Customer Experience for Veterans Allin is realistic about the challenge that lies in front of him.Frank KonkelWed, 05 Aug 2015 16:45:55 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techdencg/Shutterstock.com10 Years After Katrina, NOAA Preps for Launch of Powerful New Weather Satellites first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series will produce “30 times the data at five times the rate and twice the resolution” of the current crop of geostationary satellites.Frank KonkelTue, 28 Jul 2015 17:11:57 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechThe fully-integrated GOES-R satellite is shown in a clean room at a Lockheed Martin facility in Littleton, Colorado. NOAAObama Talks Federal IT on ‘Daily Show” commander in chief discussed the wave of Silicon Valley tech talent invading government, challenges in IT procurement and how better IT can lead to better federal customer service.Frank KonkelMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:00:27 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechPresident Barack Obama, left, talks with Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show" during a taping on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.Evan Vucci/APWhat Happens if There’s a Massive Data Breach in the Cloud? cloud security standards have been hugely successful thus far in ensuring cloud service providers that serve government customers aren’t bringing knives to gun fights.Frank KonkelFri, 24 Jul 2015 13:44:15 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techwk1003mike/Shutterstock.comIn Tech Innovation, Don’t Forget about Governance Roat, chief technology officer at the Transportation Department, called governance one of the biggest challenges she’s faced since she began last year.Frank KonkelWed, 22 Jul 2015 15:51:38 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechPathDoc/Shutterstock.comPentagon’s $11 Billion Health Records Deal to be Awarded by Month's End 10-year contract is one of the largest in recent memory for DOD.Frank KonkelFri, 17 Jul 2015 14:58:17 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechFrontpage/Shutterstock.comFCC Wants to Operate 100 Percent in the Cloud by the End of 2017 is going all-in on cloud computing and is currently in the middle of a “lift-and-shift."Frank KonkelWed, 15 Jul 2015 16:36:19 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techeverything possible/Shutterstock.comPentagon’s Bring-Your-Own-Device Project on Hold Until Fall pilot project will include some 10,000 users.Frank KonkelWed, 15 Jul 2015 12:27:20 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechDOD CIO Terry HalvorsenUS Naval InstituteFor Agencies, Chief Data Officers are All About Business data officers across government do not share all the same duties, job descriptions, reporting structures or budgets.Frank KonkelWed, 08 Jul 2015 15:17:53 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechTsyhun/Shutterstock.comWhy Open Data is the Future of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency“Don’t send a spy where you can send a schoolboy," says the intelligence official leading the agency's effort to work with unclassified data.Frank KonkelMon, 29 Jun 2015 18:02:04 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechNGA Director Robert CardilloNational Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyThe Government Has Chief Data Officers, But What Do They Do?, exactly, is expected of CDOs across the federal landscape?Frank KonkelMon, 22 Jun 2015 12:01:26 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techra2studio/Shutterstock.comWant to Implement Emerging Tech Successfully? Start Small best bet to get the best bang for your tech bucks is by piloting smaller projects, DOD strategists say.Frank KonkelFri, 19 Jun 2015 12:47:06 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techkentoh/Shutterstock.comFederal CTO: How Can We Be More like Estonia? is one of the most digital-friendly government in the world, with each of its 1.3 million citizens able to access everything from bank records to government services with the use of a single personal identification code.Frank KonkelTue, 16 Jun 2015 15:41:56 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechUS CTO Megan SmithFlickr user Internet Education FoundationNGA Deputy Director: Let’s Get More Agile a specific strategy or procedure is in NGA’s best interest and not outright prohibited, the agency's contracting officers should assume it’s allowedFrank KonkelFri, 12 Jun 2015 12:21:53 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechSue Gordon, NGA’s deputy directorNational Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyOne of the World's Biggest Innovators Says He’s 'Not Really a Fan' of Disruption founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX says he's “just a fan of making things better.”Frank KonkelTue, 09 Jun 2015 11:18:19 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechElon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc.Ringo H.W. Chiu/APScientists Are One Step Closer to Predicting Solar Storms refrigerator-sized Deep Space Climate Observatory is a joint partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Air Force.Frank KonkelMon, 08 Jun 2015 16:16:51 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechA solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 10, 2014.NASAWhite House Wants Ideas for Open Government Plan you want a more open government, now is the time to put your ideas where your mouth is.Frank KonkelFri, 05 Jun 2015 15:37:57 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechCarolyn Kaster/AP File PhotoFDIC CIO Barry West on Leave FDIC spokeswoman said West is still an FDIC employee and cited “personal reasons” for his leave.Frank KonkelFri, 05 Jun 2015 12:16:49 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechBarry West