Posts Tagged: oss

CDM: Where Cybersecurity Meets Big Data

This interview is an excerpt from our recent research guide, “Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) and Einstein: The Foundations of Federal Civilian Cyberdefense.” To download the complete guide, click here. Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) requires constant monitoring to ensure government IT departments strengthen the security of their cyber networks. When the general public thinks… Read more »

Open Source Isn’t Just for Cost Savings

This is the second installment in a two-part series on open source software (OSS) for enterprise IT. The first installment discussed common myths about the use of open source technologies. “I think the biggest benefit to open source is the ability to move fast and to be agile.” – Andrew Hoppin Last week I had… Read more »

Open Source Myths and Software as a Renewable Resource

This is the first installment in a two-part series on open source software (OSS) for enterprise IT. The second installment features an open source success story in the New York Senate. “The leading innovation in software development today is actually happening in the open source community.” – Adam Clater, Red Hat, Inc. Last week I… Read more »

The New UK Government IT Strategy – The First Glimpse

Here in the UK, the first sighting in public has emerged of the Government’s new overarching ‘UK Public Sector ICT Strategy’ due to be published next month. The strategy has been in development over the last year by the UK Government’s CIO Council (a central co-ordinating body modelled on the Federal CIO Council) and plans… Read more »

GOSCON DC! Hear DoD D/CIO Wennergren discuss Open Source Guiandance Memo + Dive Deeper into Gov2.0

It’s a week of happy coincidences for the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON), where we’re very happy to share the latest news coming up for our November 5 event. First up – David Wennergren, Deputy CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), will deliver GOSCON DC’s opening keynote. During his morning keynote address titled,… Read more »

Open Source Software in the US Gov and Military

Open means having access. In the Dept. of Defense we need to ensure/create/enable open access to tax-payer funded technology, period. Tax-payer funded software development needs to be openly available to all (except for really classified stuff). This means that we will need to figure out the acquisitions mechanisms needed to ensure that the intellectual property… Read more »