• NGA posts open gamification software to GitHub

    NGA posts open gamification software to GitHub

    The open source gamification software tracks game elements (badges, points, tags) for work pages or apps and provides a framework for providing awards/points to users or teams.

  • National Weather Service

    NWS powers up faster, more detailed weather forecasts

    The National Weather Service recently activated a system that quickly harnesses weather data from multiple sources, integrates the information and provides a detailed picture of the current weather.

  • PTO shopping for tech to automate acquisition systems

    The Patent and Trademark Office is looking for information on products that would help the agency automate its enterprisewide acquisition systems and processes.

  • BYOD of choice for Congress

    BYOD of choice for Congress

    Congress's phone choices are not exactly 'representative' of the nation as a whole, according to a recent survey.

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  • NIST funds research center on cybersecurity tools

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded a contract to operate a Federally Funded Research and Development Center dedicated to securing nation's information systems.

  • Not all clouds created equal

    Genomic researchers compared two commercial cloud services, benchmarking their performance and cost.

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  • Coalition to reinforce civic tech in mid-Atlantic region

    The Chesapeake Crescent Initiative has organized a public-private partnership to help cities strengthen their technology foundations, harden their resiliency and optimize services.

  • NOAA updates Whale Alert app

    Mariners and the public on the West Coast can now use the iOS app to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes.

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  • CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for an all-in-one data tracking and analytics tool to help it meet the rising amount of health care trend and emergency data it follows.

  • moocdemic

    Penn State to release Moocdemic 2.0

    The massive multiplayer location-based game lets students detect, spread and control a fictional epidemic in real time.

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