Nextgov - Tech Insiderhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/An Expert Blog on the State of Federal Technologyen-usThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:49:36 -0500How Well Do You Really Know Your Network?http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/how-well-do-you-really-know-your-network/101052/As the complexity of federal IT infrastructures continues to grow, so do the demands placed on government networks.Sean ApplegateThu, 11 Dec 2014 12:49:36 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/how-well-do-you-really-know-your-network/101052/News - Tech InsiderInozemtsev Konstantin/Shutterstock.com3 Ways Mobile Will Attract Top Tech Talent in Governmenthttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/3-ways-mobile-will-attract-top-tech-talent-government/100698/If you are not working on integrating mobile technology into your government recruiting strategy, you could be losing out on a lot of top talent.Michael AshfordMon, 08 Dec 2014 14:25:10 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/3-ways-mobile-will-attract-top-tech-talent-government/100698/News - Tech InsiderEllagrin/Shutterstock.comHow Do You Protect Against Insider Threats?http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/insider-threat-event-promo/100388/A Dec. 10 Nextgov panel discussion will focus on the future of the insider threat.Patrick BoyntonWed, 03 Dec 2014 16:02:08 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/12/insider-threat-event-promo/100388/News - Tech InsiderMaksim Kabakou/Shutterstock.comKey Internet and Tech Concepts Still Mysteries for Manyhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/key-internet-and-tech-concepts-still-mysteries-many/99929/Many Americans are puzzled by concepts that support the Internet and other technological innovations.Camille TuuttiTue, 25 Nov 2014 14:03:30 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/key-internet-and-tech-concepts-still-mysteries-many/99929/News - Tech Insider Imillian/ShutterstockWhy Do So Few Feds Champion User Experience?http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/why-do-so-few-feds-champion-customer-experience/99704/A dearth of staff resources, a lack of awareness about UX and nonexistent management buy-in are the top challenges.Nextgov StaffFri, 21 Nov 2014 16:50:52 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/why-do-so-few-feds-champion-customer-experience/99704/News - Tech Insiderscyther5/Shutterstock.comFederal Customer Experience 'Downright Bleak'http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/federal-customer-experience-downright-bleak/98762/Six federal agencies earned an average of “very poor." HealthCare.gov scored the lowest.Camille TuuttiTue, 11 Nov 2014 15:49:12 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/11/federal-customer-experience-downright-bleak/98762/News - Tech Insiderbloomua/Shutterstock.comData-Driven Disaster Managementhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/data-driven-disaster-management/97700/The Ebola outbreak has shone a spotlight on how open data can be used in the aftermath of disaster.Robert A. Runge and Isabel RungeWed, 29 Oct 2014 11:38:44 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/data-driven-disaster-management/97700/News - Tech Insider A medical worker sprays people being discharged from the Island Clinic Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia.Jerome Delay/AP File PhotoGSA’s Green Proving Grounds Wants Government to be on the Greening Edgehttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/gsas-green-proving-grounds-wants-government-be-greening-edge/97211/The next smart light bulb or building design could wind up in the Green Proving Grounds program first.Frank KonkelThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:36:28 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/gsas-green-proving-grounds-wants-government-be-greening-edge/97211/News - Tech Insiderarosoft/Shutterstock.comCan the U.S. Government Get Its DATA Act Together? http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/can-us-government-get-its-data-act-together/97073/The full promise of the DATA Act won’t be realized anytime soon. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.Jennifer BelissentTue, 21 Oct 2014 17:23:32 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/can-us-government-get-its-data-act-together/97073/News - Tech InsiderMmaxer/Shutterstock.comFrom Off-the-Rack to Off-the-Shelf: What the Federal IT Community Can Learn from New York Fashion Weekhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/what-federal-it-community-can-learn-new-york-fashion-week/95597/The fashion industry grasps the importance of leveraging brands unlike any other industry. The federal IT community should take note.Winston ChangWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:59:09 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/10/what-federal-it-community-can-learn-new-york-fashion-week/95597/News - Tech InsiderThe Ralph Lauren Spring 2015 collection is modeled during New York Fashion Week, Sept. 11, 2014.Richard Drew/APGovernment, the Last Great Technology Skeptichttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/congress-basically-still-your-grandparents-when-it-comes-internet/95468/Aversion to technology remains an issue in all branches of government.Camille TuuttiTue, 30 Sep 2014 15:21:08 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/congress-basically-still-your-grandparents-when-it-comes-internet/95468/News - Tech InsiderBrandon Bourdages/Shutterstock.comMeet the New White House Space Buff Who Won’t Shy Away From a Challengehttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/meet-new-white-house-space-buff-who-wont-shy-away-challenge/94730/OSTP can now boast the addition of another accomplished woman -- this time, an aerospace engineer from NASA.Camille TuuttiMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:32:55 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/meet-new-white-house-space-buff-who-wont-shy-away-challenge/94730/News - Tech InsiderCourtesy of Jenn GusteticInteresting, Cool and Totally Random Things the Government is Trying to Auction Offhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/whats-some-cool-stuff-gsa-auctioning-today/92999/Need a fur coat? A watch? A lighthouse? GSA has you covered.Caitlin FairchildMon, 08 Sep 2014 06:30:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/whats-some-cool-stuff-gsa-auctioning-today/92999/News - Tech InsiderMaxx-Studio/Shutterstock.comUnlocking Government Data Poised to Create Whole New Industries -- And Make Washington Work Betterhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/why-open-government-data-poised-create-worlds-largest-vertical-market/92990/Open data can transform government from a mere service dispensary to a breakthrough innovation accelerator.Robert A. RungeWed, 03 Sep 2014 14:06:21 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/why-open-government-data-poised-create-worlds-largest-vertical-market/92990/News - Tech InsiderMaksim Kabakou/Shutterstock.comFederal Network Security: 4 Easy Steps to Get the Basics Righthttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/federal-network-security-4-easy-steps-get-basics-right/92894/With so many resources focused on preventing the next big security threat, are agencies vulnerable to the rest of the threats out there?Greg KushtoTue, 02 Sep 2014 14:14:47 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/09/federal-network-security-4-easy-steps-get-basics-right/92894/News - Tech Insiderasharkyu/Shutterstock.comVideo: FBI Files Join the 21st Centuryhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-fbi-filing/92210/The FBI's massive paper filing system has been replaced with a digital system that houses 30 million records and 83 million sets of fingerprints.Caitlin FairchildMon, 25 Aug 2014 14:50:45 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-fbi-filing/92210/News - Tech InsiderThe paper filing system files at the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.FBIVideo: NASA's Flying Labshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-nasas-flying-labs/91331/Taking science experiments to the skies.Caitlin FairchildWed, 13 Aug 2014 17:33:54 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-nasas-flying-labs/91331/News - Tech InsiderNASA's DC-8 airborne science laboratory soars over the Sierra Nevadas and the Owens Valley near Lone Pine, Calif.NASANextgov Prime 2014 Agenda Unveiledhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/nextgov-prime-2014-agenda-unveiled/88963/The event revolves around six impact areas.Camille TuuttiThu, 17 Jul 2014 14:56:09 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/nextgov-prime-2014-agenda-unveiled/88963/News - Tech InsiderPlatform-as-a-Service: What It Is and How It Could Help Your Agencyhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/platform-service-what-it-and-how-it-could-help-your-agency/88480/If you're not already using PaaS, you probably will be soon.James Benson, HumanTouch, LLCFri, 11 Jul 2014 13:39:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/platform-service-what-it-and-how-it-could-help-your-agency/88480/News - Tech InsiderMathias Rosenthal/Shutterstock.comThousands Want to Rename DC Airport after US Goalie -- and 'National Treasure' -- Tim Howardhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/thousands-want-rename-dcs-airport-after-us-goalie-and-national-treasure-tim-howard/87718/We the People Petition has 2,700 signatures.Ross GianfortuneWed, 02 Jul 2014 11:05:26 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/07/thousands-want-rename-dcs-airport-after-us-goalie-and-national-treasure-tim-howard/87718/News - Tech InsiderNatacha Pisarenko/APWhy the Hybrid Cloud Is on the Federal Horizonhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/why-hybrid-cloud-federal-horizon/87547/Here are a few tenets that should be a part of any hybrid cloud solution.Anne Altman, IBM FederalMon, 30 Jun 2014 13:27:05 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/why-hybrid-cloud-federal-horizon/87547/News - Tech InsiderSingkham/Shutterstock.comEducation Department Apologizes for Offensive 'I'm Poor' Tweethttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/education-department-apologizes-offensive-im-poor-tweet/87220/Image-based tweet featured a screenshot from "Bridesmaids."Ross GianfortuneWed, 25 Jun 2014 13:05:53 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/education-department-apologizes-offensive-im-poor-tweet/87220/News - Tech InsiderRelativity MediaHurry! Nominate Your Rock Star Colleagues for the 2014 Bold Awardshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/hurry-nominate-your-rock-star-colleagues-2014-bold-awards/86632/Submissions are due June 23.Camille TuuttiTue, 17 Jun 2014 16:33:42 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/hurry-nominate-your-rock-star-colleagues-2014-bold-awards/86632/News - Tech InsiderSergey Nivens/Shutterstock.comCybersecurity: We’ve Deluded Ourselves for Yearshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/cybersecurity-weve-deluded-ourselves-years/86371/There's nothing new about the debate over exploiting cyber vulnerabilities rather than fixing them.Tom TalleurThu, 12 Jun 2014 14:50:59 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/cybersecurity-weve-deluded-ourselves-years/86371/News - Tech InsiderImage via Tom TalleurIf you’re a Fed Who Knows IT, We Want Your Inputhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/if-youre-fed-who-knows-it-we-want-your-input/85648/Join our Federal Tech Insiders PanelFrank KonkelMon, 02 Jun 2014 15:59:27 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/06/if-youre-fed-who-knows-it-we-want-your-input/85648/News - Tech InsiderMy Portfolio/Shutterstock.com