Upcoming FCW Features


Upcoming FCW Feature

October 19 CXO Lessons Learned: Agile Development

Is agile development a fit for government IT? Critics say the iterative software development approach is too risky for the public sector, yet there are pockets within the government firmly committed to it. This explainer will highlight the risks and rewards of agile and related practices.

Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

Posted on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:20 PM0 comments


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October 5 Special Report: Green IT

How green is your data? The story will look at the connection between data management practices and green IT objectives. It will look at efforts to develop a green business maturity model, which includes data management as one of the dimensions of the model. Using such a model, agencies can assess the environmental/energy costs of mismanaging data.

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

October 5 Spotlight: Web 2.0

A look at how government might use a technology called sentiment analysis to analyze public opinion as expressed on blog posts, Facebook pages, Twitter tweets and the like.

Writer: Story complete

Posted on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:20 PM0 comments


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**September 28

Due to a change in the editorial calendar, the coverage scheduled for the September 7th and September 28th issue will swap places. Here are the new topics for the September 28th issue:

September 28 Special Report: Reinventing the IT Infrastructure

When designing their next generation data centers, federal agencies should think like a cloud if they want to build the most flexible, cost effective operation possible. This story will cover why one would want to model an internal datacenter like a cloud, how to do it, and what stands in the way of doing so.

Writer: Brian Robinson, brian AT hullite DOT com

September 28 Smart Manager’s Guide

How do busy government IT executives keep on top of all the information they need to know do their jobs? Here is a list of the information sources, good habits and tricks that can help manage the fire hose of information available in today’s world.

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

Posted on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:20 PM0 comments