Government agencies find that linking sensors to other geospatial data could improve emergency management, environmental monitoring and homeland security.
The National Weather Service's Ridge 2 system fuses ground-based radar and human-created weather alert data with geospatial data and makes it available to other agencies and the public.
Social media experts from the CDC, Transportation Security Administration and NASA share tips and best practices about building successful Web 2.0 tools.
Most IT budgets would change little from fiscal 2010 under the Obama administration's budget.
NASA plans to stream live video from the International Space Station and broadcast it on the Internet beginning Feb. 1.
Faster network speeds, new network technologies could increase the ability of astronauts and probes to send images, data.
A small group of followers of NASA's Twitter feeds will participate in a Tweetup event where they will get a behind-the-scenes look at a Space Shuttle mission.
Astronauts on the International Space Station now have personal access to the Internet for Web surfing and social media.
Adrian Gardner has been appointed as the new CIO for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and will officially assume his duties on Feb. 1.
Federal agencies might need cloud computing as a way to meet new mandates to share information with the public, experts say. Meanwhile, the Defense Department falls in line with President Barack Obama's directive for open government.
Deborah Diaz will lead NASA’s $4 billion IT consolidation project, an official confirmed today.
Sometimes we forget that successful implementation of social-media tools relies on the same business principles as any other information technology project, writes Emma Antunes.