Pulse

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  • IT spending in SLED market outside IT shops

    Low-tech sectors to see more IT spending

    A recent report from Onvia details areas where IT is growing in state and local governments while technology investment growth has stalled elsewhere.

  • PIN and chip card

    Air Force to issue smart travel cards

    The Air Force will start providing chip and PIN travel cards to protect against fraud and identity theft.

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for Government now available

    CRM Online for Government is based on the Microsoft Dynamics’ public cloud offering, designed to meet government security requirements.

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  • Mobile apps promise time savings for citizens, caseworkers

    Mobile apps promise time savings for citizens, caseworkers

    Nearly half the people receiving assistance from human services agencies say they would download and use a mobile application for obtaining services, according to a recent survey by Accenture.

  • NIST revises guidance on security, privacy assessments

    NIST revises guidance on security, privacy assessments

    The publication provides guidelines for building security and privacy assessment plans as well as procedures for assessing the effectiveness of security and privacy controls used in information systems and organizations.

  • Army to build drone base in Texas

    Army to build drone airport in Texas

    The Army’s Corps of Engineers has awarded a $33 million contract to SGS to build an airport for the Gray Eagle and Shadow UAVs at Fort Bliss in Texas.

  • Map of the World deployed to AWS commercial cloud by Lockheed Martin

    Lockheed lifts Map of the World to AWS commercial cloud

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency launched its Map of the World within Amazon Web Services’ Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment.

  • tech transfer portal for federal labs

    Federal Laboratory Consortium launches tech transfer tool

    FLCBusiness provides a searchable database of federal lab capabilities and know-how, facilities and equipment available for public and private utilization, lab-specific programs and funding opportunities.

  • Boston moving licensing and permitting to the cloud

    Boston moving licensing and permitting to the cloud

    Working with Accela and OpenCounter, the city will create a system that will work across departments to coordinate workflow, integrate a variety of backend systems and provide an improved public experience.

  • Louisville debuts mobile-first website

    Louisville debuts mobile-first website

    The city of Louisville, Ky., unveiled a new website incorporating a mobile-first design and using the Drupal content management system.