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.
DARPA seeks proposals for new software that can scour social media and other sites to predict cyberterrorism events.
With troop drawdowns in Afghanistan, the Army will use computerized surveillance technology to improve perimeter security and help protect small units in remote outposts.
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 Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority is using LexisNexis identity management software to verify the residency information of people participating in the exchange.
Oracle's survey also finds a lot of C, D and F grades on how well public and private organizations handle their data.
The project is one of many at the U.S. Army's SouthCom that combines IT expertise from multiple agencies, including foreign ones, to support forces in the field.
The system integrates DataDirect Networks’ Web Object Scaler cloud storage appliance with YottaStor’s mobile computing and big data storage system called YottaDrive.
Security in the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system beats previous releases by “leaps and bounds,” according to researchers at the Black Hat Briefings.
SharePoint lets CECOM’s 13,000 employees share information across the command, within organizations and individually.
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.