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Innovation through Social Business Software

The recent launch of our software platform, Open Innovation, provides an a excellent opportunity to engage in a discussion about the importance of innovation, specifically in regard to workplace efficiency and communication. Around the globe, the past few years have witnessed significant infrastructural changes, not only in the way we communicate with one another, but in what we choose to say. Business and government are…


Added by Chris Smith on July 16, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Storm's Impact On Amazon Data Center Renews Cloud Concerns

This post was originally published in AOL Gov. To read the entire article by …


Added by Victoria Zigadlo on July 6, 2012 at 1:29pm — 2 Comments

GovBytes: Low-Tech Government Takes to Telephones

There has been a lot of talk on GovLoop this week about tech savviness among different generations, namely which one can rightfully call itself the most skilled. As if on cue comes a counter conversation about a low-tech transparency initiative in which citizens can can access information about Congress and their state, all from the twelve buttons of their…


Added by Samuel Lovett on June 13, 2012 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Survey on Cloud Computing in the Public Sector - for a Graduate School Research Project

I am asking you to devote a few minutes to complete an online survey at

The survey is designed to gain information on key factors that influence the adoption of cloud computing services in the public sector.   The information sought is for a thesis research project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Individual responses will remain anonymous. Thank you.

Added by Brian Rossini on May 31, 2012 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Why the USDA OCIO loves sheep pictures -- and so do we

How did sheep solve a problem for our agency in creating the USDA OCIO's brochure? It's simple, really.

Added by Joshua Aaron DeLung on May 31, 2012 at 9:40am — 2 Comments

Efficient Construction Project Delivery Methods, BIM, and Cost Estimating

BIM Construction Cost Estimating – Top Ten List

First and foremost BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology.  While the industry is currently fixated upon 3D visualization tools, aka Revit, Archicad, Bentely… they only represent optional components of a BIM…


Added by Peter Cholakis on May 21, 2012 at 11:39am — 5 Comments

Information Follows the Hierarchy

Information wants to be free may be a slogan that is en vogue with technology activists but it is also a slogan that diametrically opposed to how bureaucracy actually works.…


Added by Nicholas Charney on April 13, 2012 at 5:47am — 1 Comment

Records and Information Management FOSE Track 2012 - Register Today for Discount

I am looking forward to attending the FOSE Conference April 3-5 in Washington DC. This is the final post in a blog series highlighting the 2012 conference tracks. Throughout this week I have been highlighting one of the tracks and provide some insights on what you can expect to see at FOSE 2012. The five tracks for the event are Cybersecurity, Cloud and Virtualization, Mobile, Defense Innovations and Records and Information Management. The final track to be highlighted is Records and…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on March 30, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

FOI Update : The Pro Disclosure Culture of the Australian Taxation Office

Now how widespread is this issue?

This may be regarded by some as one of my more controversial posts. After a lot of thought and conversation I have decided to go ahead and publish this post. I decided to so as I do not believe it is right for public sector agencies to hide information concerning their organisational health from the public.


I also do not believe it is right for agencies to take an extremely controlling approach to releasing information to their…


Added by steve davies on March 20, 2012 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Progress and promise: The original HIEs

Deltek Analyst Stephen Moss reports.

With the other HIE, health insurance exchanges, now taking the market by storm, it is easy to forget the exchange that first caught our attention and dominated our coverage…


Added by Kyle Ridley on February 29, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

RTI launches real-time SOA platform for critical infrastructure

In order to streamline costs and improve performance, more state and local governments are looking at smart grid technology. In order to meet that demand, companies are adapting enterprise technology to provide real-time monitoring for infrastructure systems. Real-Time Innovations (RTI) has launched RTI Connext™ a real-time Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) platform that can be used to support these systems. CivSource spoke with David Barnett, vice…


Added by Bailey McCann on February 28, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Changing the government IT landscape with CloudStore

On Sunday, February 19, the Government Procurement Service officially launched CloudStore for UK central government and local authorities.…


Added by Mary Yang on February 22, 2012 at 10:09am — 1 Comment

It’s Easy to Find Government Information

Like it or not, government is a big presence in the United States.  The considerable number of bureaus, departments, and offices has always made it difficult for citizens to find their way around.  And then the Internet arrived.


Today, the United States government has just about the largest internet presence on earth. And it’s all at your fingertips. is your access to a mind-boggling supply of information. …


Added by Patricia A. O'Malley on February 21, 2012 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Lessons of E-Filing - Government & IT

By Daniel Eisen

The impact of technology on the federal government operations and the delivery of citizen-centric services are undeniable. Developing and implementing any technology is a complex undertaking. Developing and implementing technology for the federal government, can and usually does, increase this level of complexity. These efforts usually involve multiple stakeholders and interests such as the prime contractor, subcontractor(s), consultants (technical and/or…


Added by ASPA on February 9, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Giving Federal Workers the Gift of Mobility and Security

Authored by Bob Hansmann of Blue Coatand originally published on Blue Printblog. 

Remember a time when the office shut down for the holiday season, really meant that the office was shut down?  When desktops and workstations sat idle and server lights barely blinked with the lack of network activity?

Those days seem like a long time ago.  Now, the desktops and…


Added by Shany on December 21, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Lax Policies Keep Cyber Security Issues at Forefront

Originally Authored by Prem Iyer

Posted to GovWinand…


Added by Shany on November 17, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Will Government Agencies be ready for the Chromebook?

Originally Posted on Iron Bow Technologies Federal Blog, TechSource.


Authored by Prem Iyer, Information Security Practice Director


As with many new technologies the Chromebook is creating a surge of excitement among consumers.  Users may be excited to get their hands on the new technology – but IT departments are dreading it.

With the demand of mobile devices growing, network administrators…


Added by Shany on November 8, 2011 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Open Government Links of the Week – September 9, 2011

Local Government Guidelines for Working with the Media During an Energy Emergency

  • “This document provides strategies that local governments can use for communicating effectively with the media, and for cultivating relationships with both the media and the public during energy-related…

Added by Justin Mosebach on September 9, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Mastering Information Overload

By Xin Wen

Recently I moved to Vienna, VA and the commute to ASTD suddenly became a time-consuming matter for me. However after a couple of days I found spending two hours per day on the metro is not totally a bad thing—I can read on the road. In fact, metro is now my productivity place—I finished a 400-page novel in one week. All…


Added by Xin Wen on July 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

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