Nextgov - Tech Insiderhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/An Expert Blog on the State of Federal Technologyen-usMon, 07 Apr 2014 17:19:47 -0400How Big Data Could Help Law Enforcement Catch Bulk Cash Smugglershttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/04/how-big-data-could-help-law-enforcement-catch-bulk-cash-smugglers/82048/We currently intercept less than 1 percent of the billions smuggled across our southern border every year.John A. CassaraMon, 07 Apr 2014 17:19:47 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/04/how-big-data-could-help-law-enforcement-catch-bulk-cash-smugglers/82048/News - Tech InsiderFranck Boston/Shutterstock.comWhat Kind of Tech Exec (or Potential Exec) Are You? http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/what-kind-tech-exec-or-potential-exec-are-you/81646/Take our quiz to find out if you're a security superstar or a productivity powerhouse -- or maybe neither.Joseph MarksMon, 31 Mar 2014 17:14:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/what-kind-tech-exec-or-potential-exec-are-you/81646/News - Tech InsiderKieferPix/Shutterstock.comWhite House Nixes Baseball Holiday Ideahttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/white-house-nixes-baseball-holiday-idea/81607/Budweiser's digital petition is a swing and a miss.Ross GianfortuneMon, 31 Mar 2014 11:59:40 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/white-house-nixes-baseball-holiday-idea/81607/News - Tech InsiderCardinal great Ozzie Smith, shown here in 1987, was the public face of the petition. Gene Puskar/AP file photoCloud Computing Isn’t Just for Emailhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/cloud-computing-isnt-just-email/81568/In an era of declining or stagnant budgets, remote computing offers agencies an opportunity to improve operations and network security.Katherine McIntire PetersFri, 28 Mar 2014 18:10:19 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/cloud-computing-isnt-just-email/81568/News - Tech InsiderSemisatch/Shutterstock.comU.S. Cloud Services Companies Are Paying Dearly for NSA Leakshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/us-cloud-services-companies-are-paying-dearly-nsa-leaks/81100/The agency could consider economic impacts of its practices.Mary DeRosa, The Chertoff GroupMon, 24 Mar 2014 11:42:09 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/us-cloud-services-companies-are-paying-dearly-nsa-leaks/81100/News - Tech InsiderEdward Snowden spoke during a simulcast conversation during the South by Southwest in early March.Jack Plunkett/Invision/APGive Us 3 Minutes of Your Time http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/give-us-3-minutes-your-time/80887/…and we’ll tell you what your peers in federal technology think about the Obama administration’s IT priorities (and a few other things as well).Katherine McIntire PetersWed, 19 Mar 2014 16:58:28 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/give-us-3-minutes-your-time/80887/News - Tech InsiderMaryna Pleshkun/Shutterstock.comWill Your Agency Meet Digital Recordkeeping Deadlines? http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/will-your-agency-meet-digital-recordkeeping-deadlines/79711/Departments are feeling the pressure of email and records management overhaul.Marty Heinrich, ARRAYMon, 03 Mar 2014 17:05:33 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/03/will-your-agency-meet-digital-recordkeeping-deadlines/79711/News - Tech InsiderCatz/Shutterstock.comDo You Work in Federal Technology? We Want to Hear From You. http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/do-you-work-federal-technology-we-want-hear-you/79007/We’re launching quarterly surveys to chart the evolving priorities, roles and responsibilities that underpin the technologies supporting agency missions.Katherine McIntire PetersTue, 18 Feb 2014 18:14:17 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/do-you-work-federal-technology-we-want-hear-you/79007/News - Tech InsiderPhotoXpressNot a Belieber: Senator Offers to Sign Digital Petition to Deport Pop Starhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/not-belieber-senator-offers-sign-digital-petition-deport-pop-star/78176/Warner tells Virginia radio show that he'll join the We the People effort once he finds it online.Ross GianfortuneTue, 04 Feb 2014 14:07:14 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/not-belieber-senator-offers-sign-digital-petition-deport-pop-star/78176/News - Tech InsiderRichard Shotwell/Invision/APWhat World War II Code Breaking Tells Us About Cybersecurityhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/what-world-war-ii-code-breaking-tells-us-about-cybersecurity/78032/Consider the humans but rely on the data.Jean Gordon Kocienda, CiscoMon, 03 Feb 2014 11:05:29 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/02/what-world-war-ii-code-breaking-tells-us-about-cybersecurity/78032/News - Tech InsiderThe Enigma machine, right, once used by the crews of German U-boats is shown in a British museum.Alex Dorgan Ross/AP file photoNever Say Never: Bieber Deportation Lands on Obama's Deskhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/deport-we-people-bieber-deportation-obama-petition/77975/We The People petition gets enough signatures to require a White House response.Ross GianfortuneFri, 31 Jan 2014 13:38:16 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/deport-we-people-bieber-deportation-obama-petition/77975/News - Tech InsiderDan Harr/Invision/APAnalysis: Three IT Procurement Problems Worth Solvinghttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/analysis-three-procurement-problems-worth-solving/77918/If agencies want to tap the expertise of innovative tech startups, they have to fix the process for doing business with them.Kuang Chen, CaptricityThu, 30 Jan 2014 16:21:46 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/analysis-three-procurement-problems-worth-solving/77918/News - Tech Insider Singkham/Shutterstock.comStorify: Nextgov's 2014 State of the Union Tweetshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/storify-nextgovs-2014-state-union-tweets/77735/Relive the real-time updates of Obama's speech.Ross Gianfortune and Caitlin FairchildTue, 28 Jan 2014 22:51:34 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/storify-nextgovs-2014-state-union-tweets/77735/News - Tech InsiderLarry Downing/APOp-Ed: This Is the Year Agencies Will Turn to Big Data to Fend Off Cyber Threatshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/op-ed-year-agencies-will-turn-big-data-fend-cyber-threats/77423/From employee stress to kill-chain and log analyses, it’s all about the data.Mark Seward, Government ExecutiveFri, 24 Jan 2014 13:32:35 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/op-ed-year-agencies-will-turn-big-data-fend-cyber-threats/77423/News - Tech Insiderwavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.comObama Establishes Big Data Privacy Panel as Part of NSA Reformhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/obama-establishes-big-data-privacy-panel-part-nsa-reform/77093/Podesta tapped to lead 'comprehensive review,' consider international norms.Aliya Sternstein and Rebecca CarrollFri, 17 Jan 2014 13:32:03 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/obama-establishes-big-data-privacy-panel-part-nsa-reform/77093/News - Tech InsiderObama has asked John Podesta to lead a comprehensive review of big data and privacy.Eric Jamison/AP file photoEdward Snowden and the Power of Cloud Computinghttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/edward-snowden-and-power-cloud-computing/76625/The gap between technology and the law grows wider, with no bridge in sight.Katherine McIntire PetersFri, 10 Jan 2014 13:11:16 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/edward-snowden-and-power-cloud-computing/76625/News - Tech InsiderRena Schild/Shutterstock.comWhat to Expect from Open Data in 2014http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/what-expect-open-data-2014/76304/A leader in the still-maturing field predicts significant innovation in the coming year.Kevin Merritt, SocrataMon, 06 Jan 2014 15:22:58 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/01/what-expect-open-data-2014/76304/News - Tech InsiderVladimir Nikitin/Shutterstock.com Thanksgiving Turkey With All the Digital Stuffinghttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/11/thanksgiving-turkey-all-digital-stuffing/74576/Federal apps, websites and social media channels will work through the holiday.Joseph MarksTue, 26 Nov 2013 16:38:52 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/11/thanksgiving-turkey-all-digital-stuffing/74576/News - Tech Insidermsheldrake/Shutterstock.comHow to Build an Effective Government Websitehttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/10/how-build-effective-government-website/72869/The Recovery Board staff knows a thing or two about creating a complex site for tracking disparate data. Come to Prime and learn how they did it.Katherine McIntire PetersTue, 29 Oct 2013 16:47:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/10/how-build-effective-government-website/72869/News - Tech Insiderdencg/Shutterstock.comFeds Could Exploit Open Data Policies to Improve Management http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/10/feds-could-exploit-open-data-policies-improve-management/72434/At Nextgov Prime, we'll explore how agencies can take advantage of APIs to operate more effectively.Katherine McIntire PetersTue, 22 Oct 2013 17:18:19 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/10/feds-could-exploit-open-data-policies-improve-management/72434/News - Tech InsiderIf You Want to Follow Federal Technology News, This App is for Youhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/if-you-want-follow-federal-technology-news-app-you/70644/The Nextgov iPhone app delivers news and more to mobile users.Katherine McIntire PetersMon, 23 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/if-you-want-follow-federal-technology-news-app-you/70644/News - Tech InsiderIt’s Your Last Chance to Vote for the Boldest Federal Innovator!http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/its-your-last-chance-vote-boldest-federal-innovator/70272/People’s Choice Bold Award polls close Friday afternoon.Rebecca CarrollThu, 12 Sep 2013 17:16:18 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/its-your-last-chance-vote-boldest-federal-innovator/70272/News - Tech InsiderCast Your Vote for the Boldest Federal Tech Innovatorhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/cast-your-vote-boldest-federal-tech-innovator/70048/Choose from 19 great projects for the People's Choice Bold Award.Rebecca CarrollMon, 09 Sep 2013 09:34:02 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/09/cast-your-vote-boldest-federal-tech-innovator/70048/News - Tech InsiderSocial Media Provides a Wealth of Data for Unraveling Illicit Financing Schemeshttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/08/social-media-provides-wealth-data-unraveling-illicit-financing-schemes/69755/For the first time, “socint” offers financial crimes analysts and investigators access to contemporaneous information.John A. CassaraFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:09:24 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/08/social-media-provides-wealth-data-unraveling-illicit-financing-schemes/69755/News - Tech InsiderNASA Deputy Administrator Steps Downhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/08/nasa-administrator-steps-down/68300/Lori Garver leaves the space agency after five years.Caitlin FairchildThu, 08 Aug 2013 07:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2013/08/nasa-administrator-steps-down/68300/News - Tech InsiderNASA