Deciding when to rebuild is a complex process, but it boils down to a key question: Does the service in question enable or hinder the agency's mission?
States with robust open data policies include Texas, Maryland, Utah, Hawaii and New York.
In addition to radio interference, skeptics also voice concerns about the cybersecurity of increasingly networked vehicles.
Never mind the deadline. Agencies have compelling security reasons to switch to IPv6, writes NCP Engineering's Julian Weinberger.
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An analysis of state-level freedom-of-information requests shows how cost-effective smart open-data efforts can be.
Forty-two percent of federal IT workers surveyed by MeriTalk said downtime left them unable to do their jobs.
For some firms, at least, the federal market is booming.
DARPA issued a $150,000 challenge to build a model that accurately charts the path of the chikungunya virus through the Americas.
Electronic checks of drivers' licenses and other documents now checked visually by TSA agents against passengers' boarding passes is intended to speed up security lines.
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After a year of testing, an effort to use volunteers to transcribe historical documents and data for online use is opening wide.