Intelligent building management systems monitor operational performance and energy use to identify root causes and correct deficiencies.
DOJ’s R&D arm is funding software development that makes it easier to store and transfer data for criminal investigations.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The new Public Participation Playbook is a guide for encouraging and measuring citizen involvement in improving federal performance.
A new Deltek report identifies several sectors that could transform federal IT environments.
The Secret Service has long explored technology to combat the threat of commercial drones, but the Jan. 26 crash of a quadcopter on White House grounds could spur interest in deploying it.
Overall IT spending is tabbed at $86.4 billion, with much of the increase driven by a hike in cybersecurity funding.
The agency hopes to apply its engineering know-how to get the most out of buzzword concepts like agile, big data and wearable tech.
GAO says a shortage of telecom expertise slowed transition to a new system and drove up the cost.
Baseline standards for interoperability could ultimately affect the level of reimbursement from Medicare and other federal health programs.
SSA plans to migrate data and production to the new National Support Center by August 2016.
The law’s certification and approval provisions empower CIOs to end outdated software development projects, says Agilex’s Roger Baker.