IT architects must understand their environment and requirements before they can wisely choose the programming tools that best meet their system or enterprise needs.
DARPA is using data provenance to track counterfeit electronic parts infiltrating the military supply chain.
Government IT managers should be wary of technology overreach and focus on Hadoop's known success areas.
Poor requirements definition for HealthCare.gov led to consumer confusion in signing up for Affordable Healthcare Act insurance.
The new version of the W3C Resource Description Framework will help government data managers publish their data as effective and usable linked data.
The complaints about the upgrade to ICD-10 health care codes illustrate common misconceptions about the organization and characteristics of big data sets.
When the FDA and the First Lady recently proposed revised food labeling, they were refactoring information – a low-cost mission multiplier government IT managers can replicate.
Government IT managers need to shift the focus from the data producer to the data consumer and zero in on information extraction.
Agencies that resort to half measures in moving to the cloud will receive marginal benefits compared to those who use cloud-native applications.
A programming language is a tool to achieve your agency's business objective; so be wary of the latest fads in niche programming languages.