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SAM, the cloud, and the new environment

Cloud computing presents new challenges to software asset management, so SAM strategies should be adapted to fit the nature of individual agency networks.

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IBM passes FedRAMP muster

Big Blue becomes the 10th certified cloud provider.

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Tallying the cost of the shutdown

OMB report counts lost work hours, salaries paid to idle workers and details the effects of the shutdown on government programs.

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NOAA's satellite data hub will be a 'one-stop shop' for priority users

A project under NOAA's National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service would change the way priority users can access satellite data, making it much more useful.

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10 bugs you might have missed

There's even more to the Obamacare launch's stumbles than you know.


Pondering the pros and cons of an ID hub

A single federated ID would make tracking, verifying and authenticating identities easier, but it also could make the public nervous, said some IT managers participating in the hub project.

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Sebelius dials back expectations on 'tech surge'

During congressional testimony, Kathleen Sebelius warned that the needed improvements to are too numerous to address completely in a short time.

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GAO: More savings to be had in PortfolioStat

Audits suggest the government is not making the most of existing IT savings initiatives or its largest legacy investments.

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DATA Act, IT consolidation bill advance in Senate

One bill would make it easier to track federal spending; the other would continue ongoing efforts to reduce the number of data centers the government maintains.

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Automated collision prevention: On the way or out of reach?

Technology that would enable vehicles to avoid impending crashes has moved into the real-world test stage, but creation of the massive wireless communications network required to make such a system work remains a major roadblock.

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How to share information

A new report outlines 16 elements that contribute to data-sharing capability.

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We The People expands its reach

With a new API, citizens can now import petition signatures from other websites to the official White House petition site.