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Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , Derek Frempong , FEMA , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

Edwin Lyman, senior scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

What do you do with 4,000 barrels of nuclear waste when the only repository closes up shop?

Tags: Edwin Lyman , nuclear waste , Federal Drive , toxic waste , Fukushima

Friday - 03/14/2014, 02:12pm EDT
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Hackers break into Energy's computer networks, put employees at risk

The Energy Department confirmed 14,000 current and former employees are at risk of identity theft as cyber attackers gained access to their personal information. This is at least the second hacking incident this year.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , personal identifiable information , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/16/2013, 04:36pm EDT

DoE restructures management offices to cut waste, improve security

The Department of Energy detailed to House lawmakers Wednesday its plans to create a new undersecretary for management and performance and expand its undersecretary of science office.

Tags: management , Congress , House Energy and Commerce Committee , Daniel Poneman , Beth Robinson , David Trimble , Tim Murphy , Kathy Castor , Gregory Friedman , Melissa Dawkins

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 06:03am EDT

NIST asks for public input on Smart Grid

New Web site offers place for public to comment.

Tags: technology , management , NIST , George Arnold , Smart Grid , Gov 2.0 , Dorothy Ramienski

Wednesday - 02/24/2010, 07:45pm EST
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Challenges for federal CIOs in the world of clouds

Host John Gilroy discusses changes and emerging challenges for today's CIO with Peter Tseronis.
March 2, 2010

Tags: National Information Exchange Model , mobile devices , cloud computing , open source , social networking , technology , Peter Tseronis , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy

Monday - 03/01/2010, 02:11pm EST
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Agencies going green and saving green

Energy conservation and saving taxpayer dollars are the goals of an Executive order to agencies signed by the President last October. But what are the special challenges of complying with that order for Executive Branch agencies? A Senate committee spent yesterday afternoon getting a progress report.

Tags: management , energy conservation , Executive Order 13514 , Senate Financial Management, Government Informatio , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Tom Carper , Nancy Sutley , White House Council on Environmental Quality , Richard Kidd , Dorothy Robyn , Department of Defense , Sam Pulcrano , USPS , President Obama , Max Cacas

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 06:34am EST
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