Research agency says that while current iterations of search engines have proven successful commercially, they don't always work as well for some government applications.
Harris Corp. has warned that hacking is much less difficult in IP and wireless environments than with hardwired systems, which could prove problematic for air traffic control.
The agency's scale, vision and customer base have put it on the leading edge. But that also means being the first to face technical and operational challenges.
Beyond the overall review, DDM Beth Cobert says there is more to come on the administration's look at IT procurement and program management.
Department wants vendor input on storage-on-demand options.
Response has been generally positive, but concerns remain about privacy, incentives and other items not addressed by the framework.
The Treasury Department is targeting money transmitters, but personal use remains outside the realm of regulation, at least for now.
The primary targets of the National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines are the owners and operators of privately run critical infrastructure.
The Air Force is increasingly handling its IT purchasing problems by partnering with other Pentagon agencies and the private sector.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency does not routinely share its information with the public, but after a recent natural disaster, the agency opened up its data with positive results.
Agencies must thoroughly understand not only what they want to get out of social media, but what their customers are looking for.
Since the most recent draft came out in October, a sharpened focus on privacy has evolved.