The public sector has moved toward cloud computing, but has it been enough of a catalyst to ensure interoperability?
A hands-on look at migrating biometrics applications to Amazon's cloud.
What is different about big data is the ability of emerging cloud environments to process unlimited amounts of data.
The IT market is muddied with confusing claims about information sharing technology, so here are steps to an architecture that should clear things up.
Behind the plan are all the pieces for a robust, 21st-century platform.
With the coming post-PC architecture, sensor, device and cloud components will form a new multi-machine OS with built-in solutions for security and ID management.
NIST's definition of cloud computing is incomplete because it excludes big data and omits any number of "things as a service."
Understanding how to design the right metadata is the key to helping users (and citizens) get the most value from data on your organization's products and services.
The U.S. will either do the hard work necessary to establish a strong national cybersecurity defense or get stuck in the doldrums of decline.
Three recurring conflicts born of well-meaning but often diametrically opposed IT forces keep haunting IT systems development.
It is not that there is no difference among programming languages. It's just that those differences are becoming less and less a factor in choosing a development platform.
Columnist Mike Daconta helps clarify the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology's recommendation for a universal exchange language for health care information and explains why it is more than feasible today.
Massive datasets created by new cloud platforms will put a heavy burden on government IT managers. Here’s what you can do about it.
Watson's pipelined, pragmatic process demonstrated significant innovations that overcame the type of grand challenges faced every day by the government IT community.
The CIO Council's plan for reforming IT management offers significant improvements but is weak in a few areas.