People have spent 6 million years of man-hours playing World of Warcraft. NOAA's Eric Hackathorn wonders: "What if we put that effort towards something real?"
Just 56 percent of federal executives said IT helps support their daily operations.
The bureau's first public API will let developers make use of Census statistics, and let people and local governments make use of the apps developers create.
Top state IT leaders have adopted a new strategic plan aimed at putting a stronger emphasis on CIO leadership.
Everything-as-a-Service has emerged in the post-personal computer era as a cost-effective, streamlined way to buy IT services and solutions.
The system integrates DataDirect Networks’ Web Object Scaler cloud storage appliance with YottaStor’s mobile computing and big data storage system called YottaDrive.
Alaska’s Enterprise Technology Services team used a unified computing system to quickly move existing services to a new data center, and validated its disaster recovery approach and failover capabilities in the process.
For most agencies, server virtualization is a first step toward cloud computing. If you do it right, a move to the cloud is that much easier. However, if you make a mess of it, your journey to the cloud could be tougher.
Washington developed an app with Facebook and Microsoft that lets users get to online voter registration forms via social media.
Minneapolis upgrades its citizen services with a new mobile reporting system that put the city network in the cloud.
A six-year project to consolidate its IT systems has produced a common desktop and applications that will help Virginia respond faster to productivity goals, state CIO says.
The Environmental Protection signs contracts that will help meet its goal of having 80 percent of its computing in the cloud by 2015.