Author Archive

Anne Laurent

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What If We're All the CTO?

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Wall Street Loses, Google Gains in Government

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Cat's in the Bag!

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Kind of Virtual

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Commandant Exhorts: Figure Out Facebook

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IT Modernization

Air Force opens bidding for virtual air base

MyBase will place personnel in a geospatially accurate training room, where instructors will teach both technical and flying missions.

CIO Briefing

'Getting' Gustav

Playing hurricane's data gives viewers insight

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Tech consultant says get serious about games

Virtual tools aren't just for entertainment anymore as agencies, businesses adopt them for training.

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'YouTubing' Training Games

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Most Companies Use Games; Shouldn't You?

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Collaborative Internet tools making inroads into intel agencies

Problems and skepticism still abound, but continued information sharing should win over doubters, says ODNI official.

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Wii Fit for Battle

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Virtues of Virtual Workplaces

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CIO Briefing

DHS joins the virtual world

New classroom platform will provide real-time communications and will be integrated with a National Guard system that provides training for first responders.

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NAPA launches collaboration Web site

The Collaboration Project aims to attract leaders to use interactive social tools "to solve government's complex problems."

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Virtual Spying

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Get Mooned

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IT Modernization

Agencies getting serious about virtual worlds

No longer seen as a distraction, feds are creating simulated online communities to train and converse for work.

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Forrester predicts a flat year for tech

Agencies expected to launch fewer projects in the next couple years. The firm predicts only in 2010 will funds shake loose for the priorities of a new administration.

CIO Briefing

Consider computer games as training, say congressional researchers

Report raises the possibility of using virtual worlds as battlefields.