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Colleen O'Hara

Colleen O'Hara is a freelance writer based in Arlington, Va.
Workforce

IT dashboards: Picture perfect?

Dashboards can nudge agencies toward better program management — but they can't do it alone.

People

Becky Nolan: Making her mark on the IT community

Becky Nolan talks about her most important accomplishments and the lessons she’s learned during her decades-long career at AFCEA.

IT Modernization

Science site sees training potential

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.

IT Modernization

Federal Consortium: Something for everyone

The Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds is looking to address basic challenges with virtual world technology.

IT Modernization

Virtual learning gets second wind from Second Life

Despite resistance, some agencies are finding fruitful uses for virtual worlds.