The federal government should be an attractive place to work in these troubled times, but the bureaucracy still scares off would-be employees.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology said it will put off some of its certification activities until it reviews what HHS has in mind for health IT
Our cover story on virtual training applications like Second Life may cause some readers to scratch their heads and say, “Wha…?”
Here are some links to articles and resources for feds looking to learn more about Second Life and other virtual world technology.
Changing contracting priorities are elevating the position of the contracting officer’s technical representative.
Second Life and similar virtual environments have a share of dangers for the unwary agency.
The Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds is looking to address basic challenges with virtual world technology.
Despite resistance, some agencies are finding fruitful uses for virtual worlds.
Education and outreach have been the motivation behind SciLands.org, a virtual community in Second Life dedicated to science and technology, whose members include NASA and NOAA, among others.
Undergraduate and graduate business schools could help the federal government fill its need for contracting professionals.
Some of the military's vulnerability to cyberattacks is because users don't take security seriously, general says.
The measure would require the licensing and certification of people who provide cybersecurity services to agencies.