• Is the telephone dead?

    TechCrunch says phone calls are on their way out.

  • FCC challenge: Develop apps to test Internet connectivity

    The FCC’s Zachary Katz explains how the challenge works and what the agency hopes to gain from the public input.

  • Australian feds angry over new IT policy

    ZD Net reports that a new policy states feds must get permission to download apps.

  • A new take on data visualization

    Is your agency swamped with data? This week on Federal Tech Talk, Monica McEwen, public sector director at Qlick will explain how her company uses data analytics to help federal IT professionals take diverse streams of information and make sense of them. August 16, 2016

  • How the move to dev/ops can bring confidence to IT transformation

    Adilson Jardim, the area vice president for Splunk Public Sector Sales Engineering, said agencies can increase visibility into their networks and ensure apps are secure by implementing the agile methodology.

  • Jumpstarting IT Modernization in Government

    When federal agencies talk about IT modernization, sometimes they’re trying to find ways to upgrade hardware. But that issue is lessening the more agencies host their applications in the cloud. The more enduring modernization issue is legacy applications and the code from which they’re built.

  • Modernizing app delivery with container platforms

    Demands for faster production times, higher quality and more predictable cost management are posing significant challenges for development teams. In-house software development is essential in achieving these and other agency objectives. Exacerbating the demands on development teams is often the need to successfully release new applications, while also updating existing ones.