Tracy Mitrano, Inside Higher Ed, Monday, July 14, 2014
What difference does cloud computing make with regard to accessibility? As a governance, compliance, and matter of risk management, the answer is essentially “no difference.” Accessibility is as much a compliance issue as privacy, security, and export control.
Greg Otto, FedScoop, Monday, July 14, 2014
They are coming: Cloudlets. Fog Computing. Cyberforaging. As use of cloud computing grows and the federal government looks to harness its possibilities, scientists have already started working on what the next iteration of cloud will look like. At the same time, global bandwidth continues to dwindle, with networks only able to handle so much traffic.
Anthony Robbins, FCW, Tuesday, July 08, 2014
In recent years, however, making server virtualization a priority has produced dramatic cost savings and myriad benefits for IT managers and end users alike. Yet for all the advancements we've seen in consumer technology and enterprise applications in the past couple of decades, government networks have remained largely unchanged.
Drew Turney, ZDNet, Tuesday, July 01, 2014
A recent survey predicts that growing proportions of IT budget will migrate from on-premise capabilities to off-premise services like hosted IT and public cloud. While this seems like an inevitable progression, it will be gradual, and hybrid cloud is the enabling bridge between the two service deployment models.
Rod Trent, WindowsITPro, Friday, June 27, 2014
If Obama is truly serious about fixing the U.S. economy he'd take that executive order pen of his and do something about the NSA's electronic eavesdropping programs. He seems to wave it around confidently for everything except those things that truly matter to the American people.
Rebecca Carroll, Nextgov, Friday, June 27, 2014
At its best, cloud computing offers agencies a cheaper, more efficient, faster, more secure way to administer the information technology systems they’re already running. Whether it actually works out that way often hinges on who’s in charge, how much authority they have and the breadth of their perspective, industry executives say.
Greg Otto, FedScoop, Thursday, June 26, 2014
Even as the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act makes its way to the Senate floor, experts are split on whether the bill goes far enough and if legislation is needed at all to fix government’s IT acquisition problems.
Law Office of Bradley S. Shear
Thursday, June 26, 2014
I recently attended a Joint Hearing with the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education titled, "How Data Mining Threatens Student Privacy" in Congress. This hearing caught my attention because as a parent of two young children student privacy is very near and dear to my heart.
Sandra Gittlen, StateTech, Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The state of Michigan’s executive branch formerly frowned upon using personal tablets for government business, but that changed after Gov. Rick Snyder took office in 2011.