NGA's Map of the World will serve as the backbone for the agency's innovative efforts to satisfy the geospatial appetites of the 17 intelligence agencies.
The largest request for NOAA's five offices is the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, which would get an increase of about $165 million over fiscal 2014.
EPA's map-based "How's My Waterway?" app allows users to check pollution levels in almost any U.S. lake, river or other waterway.
The multiple components at the department have an existing architecture of databases "not conducive to effective implementation," report finds.
The most common path is gaining a provisional authority to operate from the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board, but that might not be the best choice for every vendor.
Fiscal 2015 budget request would boost funding for IT security, but legislators have their doubts.
Leaders throughout the organization need to join forces to more systematically and proactively address security threats
In January, the government warned of the potentially dire consequences if the financial management back end of HealthCare.gov were not up and running by mid-March. Mid-March has arrived, and the system has not yet been built.
Under the legislation, any federal website that collects personally identifiable information from users would have to be certified as secure by the agency CIO before going live.
Analyzing fragmented information that doesn’t come neatly packaged is a challenge most other government users of big data can relate to.
CIO Teri Takai said four companies are currently approved to run cloud services for the military, though only one has been publicly disclosed.
Few people care about what happens to a device, points out Good Technology CTO Nicko van Someren, but most care what happens to the data on it.