Nextgov - Tech Insider 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 Smugglers 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 -0400 - Tech InsiderFranck Boston/Shutterstock.comWhat Kind of Tech Exec (or Potential Exec) Are You? 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 -0400 - Tech InsiderKieferPix/Shutterstock.comWhite House Nixes Baseball Holiday Idea's digital petition is a swing and a miss.Ross GianfortuneMon, 31 Mar 2014 11:59:40 -0400 - 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 Email 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 -0400 - Tech InsiderSemisatch/Shutterstock.comU.S. Cloud Services Companies Are Paying Dearly for NSA Leaks agency could consider economic impacts of its practices.Mary DeRosa, The Chertoff GroupMon, 24 Mar 2014 11:42:09 -0400 - 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…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 -0400 - Tech InsiderMaryna Pleshkun/Shutterstock.comWill Your Agency Meet Digital Recordkeeping Deadlines? are feeling the pressure of email and records management overhaul.Marty Heinrich, ARRAYMon, 03 Mar 2014 17:05:33 -0500 - Tech InsiderCatz/Shutterstock.comDo You Work in Federal Technology? We Want to Hear From You.’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 -0500 - Tech InsiderPhotoXpressNot a Belieber: Senator Offers to Sign Digital Petition to Deport Pop Star 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 -0500 - Tech InsiderRichard Shotwell/Invision/APWhat World War II Code Breaking Tells Us About Cybersecurity the humans but rely on the data.Jean Gordon Kocienda, CiscoMon, 03 Feb 2014 11:05:29 -0500 - 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 Desk The People petition gets enough signatures to require a White House response.Ross GianfortuneFri, 31 Jan 2014 13:38:16 -0500 - Tech InsiderDan Harr/Invision/APAnalysis: Three IT Procurement Problems Worth Solving 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 -0500 - Tech Insider Singkham/Shutterstock.comStorify: Nextgov's 2014 State of the Union Tweets the real-time updates of Obama's speech.Ross Gianfortune and Caitlin FairchildTue, 28 Jan 2014 22:51:34 -0500 - Tech InsiderLarry Downing/APOp-Ed: This Is the Year Agencies Will Turn to Big Data to Fend Off Cyber Threats employee stress to kill-chain and log analyses, it’s all about the data.Mark Seward, Government ExecutiveFri, 24 Jan 2014 13:32:35 -0500 - Tech Insiderwavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.comObama Establishes Big Data Privacy Panel as Part of NSA Reform tapped to lead 'comprehensive review,' consider international norms.Aliya Sternstein and Rebecca CarrollFri, 17 Jan 2014 13:32:03 -0500 - 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 Computing gap between technology and the law grows wider, with no bridge in sight.Katherine McIntire PetersFri, 10 Jan 2014 13:11:16 -0500 - Tech InsiderRena Schild/Shutterstock.comWhat to Expect from Open Data in 2014 leader in the still-maturing field predicts significant innovation in the coming year.Kevin Merritt, SocrataMon, 06 Jan 2014 15:22:58 -0500 - Tech InsiderVladimir Nikitin/ Thanksgiving Turkey With All the Digital Stuffing apps, websites and social media channels will work through the holiday.Joseph MarksTue, 26 Nov 2013 16:38:52 -0500 - Tech Insidermsheldrake/Shutterstock.comHow to Build an Effective Government Website 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 -0400 - Tech Insiderdencg/Shutterstock.comFeds Could Exploit Open Data Policies to Improve Management 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 -0400 - Tech InsiderIf You Want to Follow Federal Technology News, This App is for You Nextgov iPhone app delivers news and more to mobile users.Katherine McIntire PetersMon, 23 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -0400 - Tech InsiderIt’s Your Last Chance to Vote for the Boldest Federal Innovator!’s Choice Bold Award polls close Friday afternoon.Rebecca CarrollThu, 12 Sep 2013 17:16:18 -0400 - Tech InsiderCast Your Vote for the Boldest Federal Tech Innovator from 19 great projects for the People's Choice Bold Award.Rebecca CarrollMon, 09 Sep 2013 09:34:02 -0400 - Tech InsiderSocial Media Provides a Wealth of Data for Unraveling Illicit Financing Schemes the first time, “socint” offers financial crimes analysts and investigators access to contemporaneous information.John A. CassaraFri, 30 Aug 2013 14:09:24 -0400 - Tech InsiderNASA Deputy Administrator Steps Down Garver leaves the space agency after five years.Caitlin FairchildThu, 08 Aug 2013 07:00:00 -0400 - Tech InsiderNASA