Agencies


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18F unveils first pilot app

FBOpen is designed to make it easier for small businesses to search for contracting opportunities.

SEC MIDAS analytics

SEC's MIDAS program highlights how to do big data

Rather than retroactively try to reconstruct the next market anomaly, the SEC launched the Market Information Data Analytics System, which collects more than one billion records per day.

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TSA wants to link alarms with CCTV

Improving the interoperability of first responders' radio systems was also among the recommendations in a report written in response to the killing of a TSA officer last fall at LAX.

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FCC seeks $13.5 million for IT modernization

Chairman Tom Wheeler calls his agency's computer systems incompatible and highly inefficient.

GSA Rap Genius Annotation

99 problems but annotating ain't one

GSA has teamed up with social media annotation platform Rap Genius to make government jargon more understandable.

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HealthCare.gov gears up for last-minute surge

The tech team expects site traffic to spike as the March 31 enrollment deadline nears.

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White House details plans for protecting bulk metadata

Telephone companies will retain the records, but will have to ensure a "usable format" for the National Security Agency.

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Much ado about milCloud

DISA launches its internal cloud service, and industry players worry the deck may be stacked against them.

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DOD approves four cloud solutions for department-wide use

Commercial offerings meet DOD Impact Levels 1 and 2.

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'The end of hype for cloud'

The next step in making the most of cloud services is establishing effective acquisition strategies for federal agencies.

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Obama, Intel Committee leaders propose data collection changes

The president’s plan would require a court order to collect information on individual accounts; the lawmakers’ bill would not.

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Eating up the IT spending pie

IT integration remains a work in progress for disparate DHS components.