James Middleton, Business Cloud News, Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The technology, co-developed under the US Government’s DARPA CORONET program, aims to bring cloud and datacentre interconnectivity into a more dynamic, elastic state, taking cloud-to-cloud setup times down to minutes from days or even weeks.
Eric Mu, Forbes, Friday, July 25, 2014
Baidu, a Chinese Internet company that often compared with Google, just announced its entry into the health management industry through the launch of Jiankangyun. The company had kept its lips so tight that the plan must come as a bombshell to many.
Darryl K. Taft, eWeek, Thursday, July 24, 2014
The California Department of Technology and IBM have announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing to build and deliver new, improved government services and savings.
Market Watch (Business Wire), Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The survey, underwritten by AT&T , found that the Federal Government could save $18.9 billion annually by migrating services and applications to the cloud. The survey also found that many Federal agency leaders believe their agencies are missing the benefits of non-private cloud models and many have not made cloud adoption a strategic priority.
Billy Mitchell, FedScoop, Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Since the release of President Obama’s Open Government Initiative in late 2009, open data volumes have surged. But nearly five years later, open data advocates are saying it’s no longer enough to simply host the data — federal agencies now have to take the responsibility to ensure that citizens benefit from that reservoir of information.
Stephanie Wasko, Federal News Radio, Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Department of Commerce will soon have a captain to lead its ventures into open data. The department will hire its first-ever chief data officer as one of several open data initiatives, Secretary Penny Pritzker announced July 14 at the Esri International User's conference.
William Welsh, InformationWeek Government, Thursday, July 17, 2014
NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.
Henry Kenyon, FierceGovernmentIT, Wednesday, July 16, 2014
An IT industry group has established a commission to advise the federal government on the convergence of social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud technologies.
Ian Murphy, Business Cloud, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The European Commission has launched a formal tender for SMART 2014/1072 - Deployment of an EU Open Data core platform: implementation of the pan-European Open Data Portal and related services. This promises to be the worlds biggest open data project to date, eclipsing the UK Data.Gov.UK and the US Data.Gov which currently deliver approximately 15,000 and 111,000 data sets respectively.
Mark Sullivan, VB News, Monday, July 14, 2014
Many health-related apps and devices will be hitting the market in the next year or two. And the data that these apps and devices collect could help your doctor provide a more holistic picture of your health. But, as I wrote a few weeks ago, when that health data crosses the line from consumer health cloud into the healthcare delivery system, HIPAA privacy rules will come into play.