Open standards are always a hot topic in government. And there's recently been a flurry of standards activity that could influence the decisions government IT managers make when it comes to application development, data sharing and security.
Now may not be the best time for government agencies to keep their clandestine 'naked PCs' undercover.
From hurricane relief to proposed limits on e-government spending, Congress is trying to reprioritize the way government IT dollars are spent.
As I'm writing this, less than a week after one of the nation's most destructive natural disasters, no one in and around the Gulf Coast was worrying too much about computer technology.
Are government system consolidations as intelligent as they should be? Some are.
Read between the lines of the July announcement of the Homeland Security Information Network-Secret and you'll discover two interesting lessons.
When it comes to building wide area municipal wireless networks, access alone doesn't get the attention of most city governments.
We should all give thanks to the Government Accountability Office for confirming what many government IT managers already knew.