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Video: More feds are teleworking, report says

The Telework Exchange released a report last week saying that feds who participated in the 2012 Telework Week saved more than $5.6 million. The report not only showed a greater adoption of teleworking, but that feds were leading the way.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 01:09pm EDT

GPO using model to launch FDSys with a series of new projects

Chuck Riddle, the Government Printing Office's chief information officer, said he's focused on innovation around five areas. The agency is piloting several new technologies, including mobile apps and a virtual desktop.
May 3, 2012

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 08:30pm EDT
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Cybersecurity top concern for federal CIOs, survey finds

The report said cybersecurity contributed to some CIOs' reluctance to adopt mobility and cloud computing initiatives.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 01:18pm EDT

Technology no longer a barrier to telework, experts say

Panelists at Wednesday's Telework Town Hall Meeting said the technology is there to make the federal workforce more mobile.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 06:21am EDT

NIST altering view of technology to focus on customers

CIO Del Brockett said he's taking a two-pronged approach to provide better service to employees and the public. He said innovation through pilots with the labs show the value of emerging technologies.
April 26, 2012

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 09:43pm EDT
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Siemens Enterprise Communications' Chris Hummel on mobility challenges

Chris Hummel, the president of Siemens Enterprise Communications North America and the global chief marketing officer, sat down with Francis Rose on Industry Chatter to discuss some trends in mobile technology and mobility at federal agencies.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 08:05pm EDT
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Half of federal websites working on mobile strategy

The results of a ForeSee poll also show one-third of the 40 federal websites surveyed already have launched mobile initiatives.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 02:47pm EDT

Open government advocates seek greater access to congressional data

Sunlight Foundation Policy Counsel Daniel Schuman is leading the campaign to improve the Library of Congress website that reports congressional data.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 11:26am EDT
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Blogger finds security hole in Facebook mobile apps

A British blogger has found a security hole in Facebook's mobile apps for Android and iPhone, which can be used to steal personal information.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 06:56pm EDT

Agencies feel strain of balancing mobility, security

The Army and DISA will release a broad agency announcement this summer seeking third party software to secure smartphones and tablet computers. The Marine Corps is looking at host of different possibilities to secure mobile devices, including a process to verify the software code in apps.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:18am EDT
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VIDEO: Agencies embrace mobile app explosion

The development of mobile applications or apps is expanding within the federal government. The General Services Administration showcased some of the apps coming out of agencies at last week's FOSE Conference in Washington.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 09:46am EDT

Mobile devices and security

Charles De Sanno from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Booz Allen Hamilton's Ilene Yarnoff will talk about mobile apps and mobile security issues in the federal workplace.
April 6, 2012

Friday - 04/06/2012, 06:35pm EDT
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Contractors chart path for 'bring your own device' programs

Federal agencies may be behind the times when it comes to "bring your own device" programs for employees, but federal contractors have been doing it for years. Sheila Jordan from Cisco told the Federal Drive about her company's program, security concerns and benefits beyond savings.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 01:48pm EDT
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Secure app store, more mobile devices coming to DoD

The Defense Department says it's fast-tracking the construction of an infrastructure that will support future mobile devices in the military. A network that can securely support Apple and Android devices should be fully up and running by next year, while a secure app store will be online within a couple months.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 05:12am EDT
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Meeting your cloud computing needs

Latisys CEO Peter Stevenson explains how his company can help your agency or business move to the cloud.
April 3, 2012

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 10:28pm EDT
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NASA's Kennedy Space Center gets message from Hill on cyber

Center CIO Mike Bolger said encrypting laptops and implementing logical access are among his top priorities in 2012. Kennedy Space Center also is exploring how to let employees using their personal smartphones or tablet computers on the network.
March 29, 2012

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 08:48pm EDT
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DoD launches mobile app contest

The Defense Department has launched a public challenge to develop mobile apps. DOD wants apps that aid in learning science, technology, engineering and math. The contest runs from April 2 to June 4.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 08:40am EDT

Q&A with Vivek Kundra

Former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will talk about what he's doing now, and some of the things he accomplished as CIO.
March 27, 2012

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 09:50pm EDT
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Agencies asked to switch to new locations on airwaves

The federal government wants to alleviate data congestion on smartphones and other mobile devices by asking the Defense Department, NASA and other agencies to switch to new locations on the airwaves or share their existing frequencies with commercial networks.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 06:48pm EDT

Air Force is next to move to DoD enterprise email

The military's chief information officer, Teri Takai, said after the Army completes its migration to DISA's email-as-a-service, the Air Force will be next. She said the Navy also is in discussions to move to the cloud. DoD soon will release a new cloud computing strategy and standards guide for industry.
March 22, 2012(Encore presentation April 19, 2012)

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 10:25pm EDT
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