Nextgov - Emerging Tech Technology is Changing Governmenten-usTue, 24 Nov 2015 10:49:48 -0500Next Step in DOD-VA Health Records Sharing: Doctors’ Scribbles and Other ‘Unstructured’ Data of the most important aspects of DOD’s future electronic health records system is its ability to pull in and display unstructured data in raw text from electronic health records.Frank KonkelTue, 24 Nov 2015 10:49:48 -0500 Tech - Emerging TechOleksiy Mark/Shutterstock.comUser Feedback Key to’s 2-Year Facelift has built an open beta site to collect user feedback before the final version goes live May 2017.Hallie GoldenFri, 13 Nov 2015 14:33:46 -0500 Tech - Emerging Techpogonici/Shutterstock.comThe Government Found Another 2,000 Data Centers government struggles to keep track of its technology investments.Frank KonkelThu, 12 Nov 2015 17:18:04 -0500 Tech - Emerging Techhonglouwawa/Shutterstock.comGSA Looks for New Chief Customer Officer position sits in the GSA administrator’s office and has a dedicated team and budget.Frank KonkelThu, 29 Oct 2015 17:42:03 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechPhaedra Chrousos of the Office of Citizen Services Flickr user TechCrunchTech Jobs are Tops for Work-Life Balance scientists reported the best work-life balance scores in a new analysis.Frank KonkelTue, 20 Oct 2015 13:12:07 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechIllustration of the, ... ]Sudowoodo/Shutterstock.comAmid High Demand, Peace Corps Turns to Cloud a cloud-based solution to also help fill volunteer openings across 140 countries is part of changes the agency made to personalize its recruitment efforts.Frank KonkelThu, 15 Oct 2015 12:35:36 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techbelekekin/Shutterstock.comGovernment’s First Open Source PaaS Service Comes to Market puts more security onus on cloud services providers than IaaS offerings do -- and that’s attractive for government customers who often lack information security expertise or have reduced budgets.Frank KonkelFri, 09 Oct 2015 13:11:10 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techvasabii/Shutterstock.comVA's Allin Promises ‘Go Big or Go Home’ Approach to Customer Service mediocre attitude toward serving the veterans who valiantly served the country is not acceptable, says VA's Chief Veteran Experience Officer Tom Allin.Frank KonkelWed, 07 Oct 2015 15:48:47 -0400 Tech - Emerging 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 Agency