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Red Hat gets common criteria approval

Red Hat Chief Technology Strategist Gunnar Hellekson joins host John Gilroy to talk about how his company helps federal agencies with their open software needs.
May 15, 2012

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 12:19am EDT
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Virtual worlds

National Defense University's Dr. Paulette Robinson will talk about the upcoming "Inspire the Future" conference in Washington D.C.
May 11, 2012

Friday - 05/11/2012, 09:07pm EDT
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Engraving and Printing ready to build on ERP success

The BEN Enterprise brings together the Treasury Department bureau's data about finances, procurement and printing. Now Peter Johnson, BEP's chief information officer, wants to add business and analytics tools.
May 10, 2012

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 10:07pm EDT
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Virtualization 2.0

Tom Simmons, area vice president for Citrix, details the tools provided by his company to help you manage virtualization in a more effective manner.
May 8, 2012

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 01:21am EDT
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DoD to begin rollout of cloud-based joint network

The Pentagon will begin testing cloud-based joint networking environment in Europe this summer. Effort aims to eliminate seams between service-and-mission-specific networks.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 12:07pm EDT
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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

Report: Cloud savings could total $12B

MeriTalk Cloud Computing Exchange has calculated that departments implementing cloud strategies now are saving about $5.5 billion, per their report, "Cloudy with a Chance of Savings."

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 08:14pm EDT

Managing federal data centers

ThunderCat Technology founder Tom Deierlien joins host John Gilroy to talk about how his company can help your agency with its data center consolidation.
May 1, 2012

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 12:31am EDT
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Interior email contract saga ends with Onix, Google winning

The agency announced it awarded Onix, the company which protested the 2010 contract, a $35 million deal to provide email-as-a-service to 92,000 employees. Under the terms of the deal, Onix must fully migrate Interior employees to the cloud by December.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 12:48pm EDT

Report: Cyber dangers lurking in cloud providers

A British research firm has revealed a series of cybersecurity dangers lurking in commercial cloud computing service providers.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 09:02am 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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White House team tackles identity management in the cloud

A working group is developing common requirements for a federated cloud identity management shared service. NIH already showed how this could be done with its iTrust tools. The tiger team is expected to issue the common standards in the next few months.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 06:05am EDT
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Courts shouldn't plumb cloud computing complexities, expert says

Richard Falkenrath, a principal with the Chertoff Group, worries that agencies' information could be in jeopardy from overreaching court authority.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 10:54am EDT
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Datapalooza, the Data Navigator, and more

Niall Brennan, director for Policy and the Data Analytics Group at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will talk about how to process large volumes of data.
April 17, 2012

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 10:24pm EDT
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FedRAMP almost ready to approve first outside security accreditors

GSA, NIST to name the first batch of outside organizations who will test and validate commercial cloud products against baseline security standards in the FedRAMP cloud security program in May. The Joint Authorization Board also will release guidance to industry on how to implement the security requirements in the coming months. FedRAMP still is months from approving its first set of vendors.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 05:34am EDT
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Agencies see potential of putting HR systems in cloud

VA will award a contract for human resources services to a private sector cloud provider later this year. GSA still is in the planning stages, while the Coast Guard is refreshing its HR system that has been in a private cloud since 2003. OMB listed HR systems as a possible function to move to a shared service provider in 2012.

Friday - 04/13/2012, 05:22am EDT
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Cyber criminals target cloud-based payroll

Cyber criminals have targeted a cloud-based payroll service in Canada in an effort to steal authentication information, according to a new report in PC World.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 08:33pm EDT

Adapting to changing technology

Appian Chief Technology Officer Mike Beckley talks about the business strategies that have helped his company grow.
April 10, 2012

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 10:33pm EDT
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