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  • Wi-Fi Virus

    Wi-Fi virus: Much ado about (almost) nothing

    Researchers at the University of Liverpool made a splash in the media recently when they announced that they had demonstrated the first virus to infect a wireless network.

  • digital pen

    New pen technologies a natural fit for government

    The new generation of digital pens can do much more than draw lines on tablets, thanks to advances not only in pen technologies but also in biometrics and handwriting recognition.

  • Alaska

    Alaska's scale puts USGS mapping systems to the test

    A USGS project to create 3D maps of the continental United States uses special high altitude, cloud-penetrating radar to collect data across Alaska’s remote expanses.

  • Q-warrior

    DOD may get helmet-mounted display

    BAE’s Q-Warrior increases the soldier's situational awareness by providing textual information on warnings and threats as well as enhanced visual tools.

  • chip

    Scientists develop chips for super fast cloud data transfers

    The technology could download an ultra-high definition 4K movie or 40,000 songs from the cloud in seconds at speeds of 200 to 400 gigabit/sec, IBM said.

  • phased array

    World War II tech re-enlists as a smart antenna

    “Beamsteering,” which uses antenna arrays to point radio signals at a specific target, is drawing interest from industry and the Defense Department.

  • DARPA

    DARPA seeks to automate battlefield decision aids

    Advanced algorithms, software and human-machine interfaces are needed to help battlefield commanders manage the growing scale and complexity of operations.

  • AT&T, IBM to help cities build out Internet of Things

    AT&T, IBM join forces to help cities, utilities and commercial firms develop and capitalize on the Internet of intelligent devices.

  • flooding

    Flood-risk planners await next-generation laser mapping

    USGS, NOAA and FEMA use LiDAR elevation mapping technology to improve flood-risk assessments.

  • Survey: Agencies save with automation technology

    A SolarWinds survey of 162 public-sector IT employees found that investments in automation technology have saved time and money for agencies.

Topic Resources

  • 'Mocking' Reality: The Power of Service Virtualization

    A large government agency was struggling to provide stable test environments to support their partner landscape. Duplicating production using traditional methods would have resulted in infrastructure cost blowouts, misalignment issues and resourcing issues. This webcast will explore how the agency leveraged service virtualization to meet their evolving needs and the challenges and successes involved in the program.

  • Investigative Teamwork: The Case for Case Management

    Investigations hinge on good teamwork. To collaborate effectively, team members need to be confident that everyone has a complete, shared view of case details. They also need flexibility in managing the content of a case, easily bringing in new evidence and artifacts and securely managing updates to that content. That is why a case management system is so critical. Join this webcast to learn how your organization can leverage case management capabilities.

  • Flash Storage: The Next Generation of Storage has Arrived

    Today, Government IT organizations are being forced to do more with less due to budget cuts and increased requirements for performance, features and scalability. Storage infrastructure is a key component of overall database, virtual server and VDI environments that has a direct influence on performance. But the complexity and cost of creating the best storage environment to support high performance architecture can be daunting. Join this webcast to learn how to take the complexity out of storage infrastructure and deliver breakthrough performance for your tier-1 applications.

  • How DevOps can accelerate deployment of Healthcare systems with reduced cost and risk: Successes from multiple domains

    Change in Healthcare systems – driven by the new laws and regulations, demands for mobile services, and rising costs – can be delivered with greater speed and quality by integrating DevOps processes and tools into existing development and delivery environments. By applying lean and agile principles across the software delivery lifecycle, DevOps helps organizations deliver a differentiated and engaging customer experience, achieve quicker time to value, and gain increased capacity to innovate.

  • Enabling Government to Citizen Engagement through Mobility and Identity Solutions

    In today’s digital environment, citizens and employees have high expectations for government services. Whether they are checking employee benefits, access tax records, or conducting a transaction, they assume that information or services will be available whenever they need it and whatever device they are using. But to make this possible, agencies need to understand both the tools and tactics for delivering and securing mobile engagement. This webcast will provide agencies with insights into how to leverage the latest developments in mobile and identity technology.