Nextgov - Emerging Tech Technology is Changing Governmenten-usFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:34:15 -0400Agencies Often Lack Strong Authentication and it’s a Big Problem reported nearly 70,000 cyberincidents in fiscal 2014, a 15 percent bump up from the previous year.Frank KonkelFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:34:15 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGajus/Shutterstock.comInnovation in Federal IT? Sorry, Not in the Budget This Year new survey, not surprisingly, finds “budget limitations” are the top barrier to new IT adoption.Frank KonkelThu, 23 Apr 2015 16:27:35 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechHermin/Shutterstock.comMartha Dorris Moves Positions at GSA longtime fed will become the director of GSA’s Office of Strategic Programs within GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services.Frank KonkelTue, 21 Apr 2015 16:30:59 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGSATech Giants Team Up to Unleash NOAA’s Data will partner with major cloud computing providers to explore ways the agency might better unleash its vast environmental data stores for the public good.Frank KonkelTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:11:43 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechEngineers work on the CERES Instrument which will be integrated onto the Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft, scheduled for launch in early 2017.NOAAThese 3 Steps Could Prevent 85 Percent of All Data Breaches great many cyber calamities are preventable through basic cybersecurity hygiene.Frank KonkelFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:11:13 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techwk1003mike/Shutterstock.comFederal CIO Tony Scott Expects Some 'Resistance' on Federal IT Reform Law became the government’s top techie in February and it hasn’t taken long for him to realize things work very differently in government.Frank KonkelThu, 16 Apr 2015 15:15:05 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechFederal CIO Tony ScottVMwareCasey Coleman Heads to Unisys, who led GSA’s IT efforts from 2007 to 2014 before taking a position with AT&T Government Solutions, is joining Unisys Federal.Frank KonkelWed, 15 Apr 2015 10:52:52 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechFormer GSA CIO Casey ColemanGSAArmy Turns to IBM’s Hybrid Cloud to Take on Logistics Challenges Army has secured the hybrid cloud computing services of IBM to bolster services provided by its Logistics Support Activity.Frank KonkelWed, 08 Apr 2015 13:26:08 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechSoldiers utilize DCGS-A, operations center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. during the Tactical Cloud Integration Lab in an effort to expedite cloud computing technologies to the Soldier.US ArmyArmy Unveils Cloud Strategy Army's formal cloud strategy aligns with the Pentagon’s evolving policies.Frank KonkelTue, 07 Apr 2015 12:01:57 -0400 Tech - Emerging Tech3dreams/Shutterstock.comSnowden: NSA Not (Specifically) Looking for Your Nude Photos are largely bored with conversations about surveillance reform. What about when it touches on their most intimate communications?Frank KonkelMon, 06 Apr 2015 13:18:57 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechCharles Platiau/APNew FedRAMP, DHS Initiative Aims to Make it Easier for Feds to Access the Cloud overlay will serve as the “first step" in allowing agencies greater flexibility as they move to securely adopt cloud services.Frank KonkelFri, 03 Apr 2015 15:06:04 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechDooder/Shutterstock.comCensus' Tech Use Could Slash Cost of 2020 Count by Nearly Half only way Commerce can make good on its promise is through the intelligence use of technology, said CIO Steve Cooper.Frank KonkelThu, 02 Apr 2015 16:44:43 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comClinton’s Email Excuse Doesn’t Add Up it took was four released emails to poke major holes in Clinton’s email excuse that she didn't want to carry several devices.Frank KonkelTue, 31 Mar 2015 15:41:18 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechPablo Martinez Monsivais/APBYOD to the Pentagon? Pilot to Begin This Summer of the government’s most risk-averse agencies is making plans for a BYOD pilot program this summer.Frank KonkelMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:52:33 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechFlickr user Michael BairdTech Alone Can’t Solve Government’s Customer Experience Clunkers, the biggest challenge to the government improving its customer experience still lies with people, not tech, experts say.Frank KonkelThu, 26 Mar 2015 15:06:33 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techvenimo/Shutterstock.comDoes the Customer Know Best When it Comes to Federal Services? the implosion, the federal government learned the hard way the importance of customer experience.Frank KonkelTue, 24 Mar 2015 17:54:55 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechFlickr user O'Reilly ConferencesHere Are the Agencies That Let Their Scientists Speak (and Tweet) Freely’s not always easy for scientists to share their viewpoints and speak freely on issues, and those who publicly do frequently face backlash.Frank KonkelFri, 20 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechBryan Cranston as Walter White, left, and Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in a scene from "Breaking Bad." AMC/APAnother Gender Equality Fail: Top Tech Execs Still Clueless About Women chairman's gaffe seems more the tech industry standard than an isolated bout of ignorance.Frank KonkelTue, 17 Mar 2015 18:00:49 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechUnited States CTO Megan Smith // Flickr user Internet Education FoundationCan HP's 'Security-as-a-Service' Product Change How Agencies Secure Apps? customers can use it to perform security assessments of new or existing application code, websites and end-to-end mobile app security testing through the cloud.Frank KonkelTue, 17 Mar 2015 15:36:07 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comWhy ‘Cloud is Here to Stay’ computing may be the most-hyped technology since the Internet itself, but its reputation as a disruptor is perhaps one of the few technologies that would have Public Enemy changing their lyrics.Frank KonkelMon, 16 Mar 2015 14:41:07 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechPetr Vaclavek/Shutterstock.comDISA Drops $1.6B Contract after Controversy cancellation comes as several companies protested the award in February.Frank KonkelMon, 16 Mar 2015 14:16:47 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechStokkete/Shutterstock.comHillary’s Email Excuse: I Didn’t Want to Carry 2 Phones convenience trump transparency?Frank KonkelWed, 11 Mar 2015 11:05:18 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechThen-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta.Kevin Lamarque/AP File PhotoStop Hating on Graham’s Email Admission’s bring back the Spice Girls, frosted hair tips and wide-legged jeans: It feels like 1995.Frank KonkelTue, 10 Mar 2015 06:00:00 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechSen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.Susan Walsh/AP File PhotoHalvorsen Now Defense Department’s Permanent CIO Halvorsen gets the bump from acting CIO and will exercise authority over the Pentagon’s $36 billion IT budget.Frank KonkelMon, 09 Mar 2015 10:04:52 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechDefense Department CIO Terry HalvorsenUS Naval Institute‘You Can Make Anything with a 3-D Printer’ and 3 Other Myths recent paper by intelligence community analysts and private sector researchers zeroes in on both the opportunities and risks of 3-D printing.Frank KonkelMon, 09 Mar 2015 09:29:12 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechA 3D print of a dinosaur's head lies in a printer of the US company MakerBot of New York.Jens Meyer/AP