DaVinci Surgical system

Hands-on robots: From surgery to bomb disassembly

Although robots are not yet "smart," a new breed is emerging that can reach out and manipulate its environment in routines so precise and synchronized that a form of electronic intelligence seems to be at work.

Man testing ULTRA Vis heads up display at DARPA Demo Day

DARPA shows 100+ projects at Demo Day

The all-day event showcased the wide array of DARPA projects addressing national security challenges posed by the information revolution and the availability of sophisticated information technologies.

Robonaut 2 with legs

Robonaut 2 gets its space legs

Robonaut's new legs have prehensile feet, which will give it an edge over humans, letting it climb ladders while its hands are free to work or hold objects.

Context aware security with software defined networking

Software-defined computing enables context-aware IT

Move to SDN said inevitable in new world of mobility, social, big data and cloud computing.

Entrepreneur speaking with mentors

The 1776 crew marches into FOSE

In partnership with Booz Allen Hamilton, the 1776 group helps startups tackling important challenges in government connect with established firms that are seeking new ideas and opportunities.

Attendees listening to vendor presentation at FOSE

FOSE showcases excellence and innovation in government tech

This year's FOSE conference and expo presents some of the most innovative technologies and services aimed at, and designed for, government.

UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

First UAS test site powers up

The North Dakota test site will begin research using UAS to check soil quality and the status of crops in support of precision agriculture research studies.

Satellite orbiting Earth

NASA revs up tech transfer with open code catalog

NASA’s new software catalog, which pulls together programs from across the agency, is the initial effort of what could eventually result in a huge repository of NASA-developed code that will be made available to users outside of the organization.

Tools for HR

Buy or build workforce apps? It depends.

Human resources tools now on the market are likely to offer some combination of analytical and predictive features.

Big data analytics for Human Resources

Can big data solve government's HR challenges?

A new generation of workforce applications, from recruitment to insider threat analysis, promises to bring big data tools to government's complex human resources challenges.

Phone call in a noisy room

Is the federal government ready for HD voice services?

Federal agencies would lead a global transition to IP-based high-definition voice services under a plan promoted by telecom advocates.

Smartphone on SPHERE at International Space Station

NASA to test Google 3D mapping smartphones

Project Tango, Google's prototype 3D mapping smartphone, will be used by NASA to help the international space station with satellite servicing, vehicle assembly and formation flying spacecraft configurations.

Topic Resources

  • Improve Agency Processes -- Focus Here First

    View this on-demand presentation to learn how agencies can use process improvement to put the U.S. Digital Services Playbook into action. Leading experts used real-world case studies to illustrate how Business Process Management (BPM) can help agencies save resources and meet customer expectations, regardless of location, device, or communication method.

  • Three Essential Steps in Navigating the Unified Communications Landscape

    Unified Communications (UC) enables a wealth of opportunity for federal, state and local governments, allowing agencies to be more mobile and flexible than ever before. Join us for an informative discussion about how to navigate the UC landscape.

  • Managing Regulatory and Compliance Requirements with a Quality Management Tool and Process

    This webcast will focus on a major healthcare organizations journey to use better Quality Management approaches to address challenges that were impacting their ability to achieve compliance for regulatory requirements.

  • The Central Role of Content Management in Case Management

    MWD Advisors report on how Case Management technology can help drive effective outcomes & how a clear Content Management strategy underpins success in Case Management.

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.