Surveys of nearly 5,500 parents in 11 countries around the world, including Europe, Asia and North America, show that parents have high hopes for the contribution that Internet applications can make to their children’s education, especially when it comes to acquiring skills relevant to the modern g...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
I find it interesting and have the argument frequently about the value of cloud brokers. I tend to be arguing with cloud service providers and argue that there is significant customer value in the cloud broker model. Cloud service providers don’t always see that value and they should.. From their p...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Something unusual happened in an Oakland federal court this summer. The U.S. Government, concerned that classified national security information had been disclosed in a courtroom crowded with reporters and spectators, asked the court to modify the public record, as though the words had never been s...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Law enforcement has made significant progress in working through the policy and technical issues it faces in moving its own data and processes to a cloud environment. Unfortunately, as a recent draft report from the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) demons...
Friday, August 15, 2014
The federal mobile device landscape is evolving at a rate faster than ever before. Budget realities have accelerated the adoption of federal telework initiatives and lowered agencies’ reluctance toward bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies – due to promising cost savings coupled with the growing de...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The National Security Agency (NSA) had a problem familiar to any enterprise IT manager executive: it was running out of space for hundreds of disparate relational databases that contain everything from back-office information to intelligence on foreign interests. And it needed to consolidate those ...
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Police Dep...
Friday, September 26, 2014
The expansion and blurring of the traditional government network environment require federal IT officials to rethink contracting processes and embrace real-time security monitoring....
Thursday, September 25, 2014
In 2012 when the Government Accountability Office reviewed the feds cloud computing effort, it found seven core challenges to moving impeding the administrations’ move toward the cloud....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Apple, Amazon, and Google long since outstripped the Pentagon in information technology. But as the military and intelligence community try to take advantage of commercial IT innovation, especially in cloud computing, they have run into harsh limits. Security, long-range bandwidth and the sheer vol...