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A closer look at 'Map of the World'

As NGA's geodata platform matures, hopes for payoffs rise.

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NOAA embraces the business of big data

Building on a February RFI, NOAA has put together its big data partnership business model, mapping out a way for government and industry to take government data to the next level.

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Data mashups on a military scale

With threats growing more sophisticated, the Navy wants ideas on how to unify its troves of data.

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Continuous monitoring: Closer than you think

Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.

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FDA backs off regulating medical device data systems

The Food and Drug Administration is treating the data systems and IT infrastructure that capture information from medical devices as low-risk, as a way to encourage innovation.

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Big-ticket IT projects in fiscal 2015

The White House's budget proposal for fiscal 2015 includes $79 billion for federal IT. These 10 projects alone will eat up a full 7 percent of that money.

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HealthCare.gov report, cloud working groups at NIST, DynCorp wins again and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FITARA in the Senate, Eagle II protests, NASA access controls and more

News and notes from the federal IT community.

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Feds get resourceful in implementing DATA Act

A lack of new funding has forced Treasury and OMB to rethink how they massage the data they have.

Learning to innovate like NASA

Start by thinking big. "There is always time later to rein in ideas to fit budget and schedule parameters," author Rod Pyle says.

Cutting costs with virtual conferencing

The space agency has years of experience in taking the travel out of meetings and events.

HealthCare.gov to get dedicated CTO amid leadership changes

A new management structure is being put in place to run HealthCare.gov at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.