Nathan Kielman, tactical mobility lead in the weapons division at the Naval Air Warfare Center, has an idea that takes a new approach to the issue of mobility vs. slow defense acquisition. Why not reclassify mobile technology, treating it like less expensive equipment meant to be used up and disposed?
Unified communications involves making sure everyone gets the message, no matter how it was sent. At the National Institutes of Health, it means combining phone, video, text and more to link doctors, administrators, researchers and patients with each other and outside organizations like universities.
Caring Village CEO and Co-Founder Mike Behrmann, and Jennifer Taylor, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing, join host John Gilroy to discuss applied technology and how it can help federal IT professionals. November 22, 2016
Because 2020 will be the first time that the Census will rely more upon the internet than paper, the bureau has to test, roll out and connect 52 separate systems, which is a tall order for the agency.Because 2020 will be the first time that the Census will rely more upon the internet than paper, the bureau has to test, roll out and connect 52 separate systems, which is a tall order for the agency.
The percentage of the federal workforce eligible to telework remained unchanged between fiscal 2014 and 2015, but more workers could be eligible to use the program, the Office of Personnel Management said. About 46 percent of eligible employees participated in the program in 2015, a bump over the previous year’s rate.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology released its final version of Special Publication 800-160. Federal cyber officials say they want the guide to not only strengthen cyber defenses, but start a national dialogue about the growing Internet of Things.
Chris Koeneman, senior vice president of sales at MOBI, describes how agencies can balance security and accessibility for mobile devices and data.
Brian McGrath, the chief information officer of the Office of Justice Programs, said the bureau figured out how to make the Trusted Internet Connection work with its cloud infrastructure.
The Agriculture Research Service is gathering information from food manufacturers and improving its database of nutritional information for food items that make it to grocery stores.
Some federal IT managers say there are simply too many tools in the playing field and not enough governmentwide guidance to implement them quickly and easily.
The federal government’s cybersecurity policy has reached a crossroads, and the upcoming presidential transition is an opportunity to take a long, hard look in the mirror, and decide how to move forward.
George Young, senior director of Federal at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy to discuss data analytics and how his company can help your agency moved to the cloud. October 18, 2016
The National Archives is working on project trying to make the multimedia records of World War I more accessible to modern audiences. They’ve contracted Shiftdesign to create a new app called “Remembering WWI,” to help educators and history buffs make the war a little less forgettable. Jon Voss, strategic partnership director for Historypin, which is part of Shiftdesign, tells Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the project, and how NARA is helping.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence develops guidance and best practices on broad cybersecurity concepts that can be applied across multiple business environments.
The JRSS effort will eventually consolidate about 125 separate points of Army cyber defense into 25 shared, regional centers to protect both classified and unclassified networks.