A recent Pew Research Center report shows that many Americans think the U.S. is prepared to handle a cyberattack, but recent federal reports show there’s work to be done.
Posts Tagged: standards
Basic standards are the foundation to build more effective and innovative federal services for the future.
Want to know the weather? There’s an app for that. Want to know how long the TSA security line is at the airport? There’s an app for that, too! Blog Co-Author: Susan Wedge, IBM vice president for mobile In 2012, President Obama’s digital government plan ordered federal agencies to create at least two mobile apps. Read… Read more »
Whether you’re a stickler for standards or not, the U.S. federal cloud computing market is better off because of them. Thanks to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), there are now baseline requirements for securing cloud products and services in use governmentwide. But the work doesn’t end after an agency finds a FedRAMP-compliant vendor.Read… Read more »
Savvy leaders know that it is important to not only know what and how you are doing, but for your key stakeholders to know, as well. . . . . Information technology has made possible the availability of real-time data and the tools to display that data, such as dashboards, scorecards, and heat maps. ThisRead… Read more »
One of the best things I’ve read recently is Grant Vergottini’s Imagining Government Data in the 21st Century where he lists and then explains seven characteristics of “data transparency”: The data must be available. The data must be provided in such a way that it is accessible and understandable by the widest possible audience. TheRead… Read more »
IJIS Institute event will focus on Information sharing and safeguarding national standards Ashburn, VA (November 6, 2013). The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission‐critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—is pleased to announce that geographic information systems (GIS) industry leader Esri will be the Platinum Sponsor of the Institute’s signatureRead… Read more »
Forum explores corrections information sharing and standards Ashburn, VA (October 22, 2013). The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission‐critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—recently convened its first Corrections Technology Forum at the Crystal Gateway Marriot in Arlington, Virginia. Attending the inaugural Corrections Technology Forum were nearly 100 executives fromRead… Read more »
Last week I wrote about how “What Open Source & Open Standards means to Government and citizens” in response to the open standards consultation that is currently running until the end of April 2012. This time I’m going to bring to you one of those rare but truly inspiring case studies for open source inRead… Read more »
Open source is answering the call at government agencies at all levels as they look for opportunities to carve out costs and improve security, transparency, public participation and collaboration. Why? Open source is stable, trustworthy, and secure, and its solutions are being used across government agencies to create efficiencies, eliminate vendor lock-in, meet mission-critical ITRead… Read more »