Advances in human interface technologies, evident in Microsoft's Kinect, have a lot of potential in public safety and health care.
We know that the Facebook folks already got the good one. But did Google really have to resort to making people go around "PlusOneing" things, and finding out what their friends have already "PlusOned"?
Passport from LifeSize Communications, a division of Logitech, attempts to find a happy medium between large and expensive, and small and cheap.
Government employees can safely use Facebook if they follow some simple guidelines concerning people they know -- and people they don't.
More than 34,000 federal employees participated in National Telework Week, 10 percent of them first-time teleworkers. What did they gain?
These key terms to help elucidate the National Information Exchange Model and semantics.
The government has been slow to take up semantic technology, but a relatively obscure interagency XML project could provide a much-needed boost in fields such as law enforcement and health care.
The health care domain featured one of the earliest uses of semantic technology in the public sector — and it could also fuel adoption in NIEM.
Much of the technology already is in place to enable teleworking in agencies. The challenge is implementing it with policies in manageable increments.
The Health and Human Services Department has been pushing out its data in recent months and the results have sparked innovation and helped consumers, Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said at a new media conference.
The Telework Enhancement Act is calling agencies to set up telework policies and programs by June 9.
Studies show the number of federal employees unofficially working remotely is outpacing the official estimates.