Category: Data Center

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure

Trump IRS pick faces massive IT challenge

July 2, 2018

Via: FCW

Charles Rettig, the Trump administration’s pick to lead the IRS, told lawmakers at his June 28 confirmation hearing that the tax agency’s legacy tech is one of its most critical challenges. If confirmed, Rettig, a tax attorney, will face the […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement

June 11, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause. As artificial intelligence enters all aspects of our everyday lives, we must contend with the potential social, economic, and managerial consequences of large-scale […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

OPM seeks governmentwide solution for digital employee records

June 5, 2018

Via: FCW

The Office of Personnel Management is seeking a digital record system that would make it easier for federal employees to move across agencies and in and out of government. OPM, in a request for information posted on FedBizOpps, is seeking […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

Tulsa is using data to write the next chapter of its history

May 16, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The history of any great city is often recorded in the accomplishments of individual leaders. When we think of New York, we think of Fiorello La Guardia and Mike Bloomberg. When we think of Chicago, we think of Mayor Daley […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure

IRS systems crash on tax day

April 18, 2018

Via: FCW

The IRS electronic filing system crashed in the early-morning hours of tax filing deadline day, the acting head of the tax agency announced in a congressional hearing. The crash affected the transmission of tax payments from paid providers and tax […]

Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking, Tech

Illinois issues promising first report on blockchain in government

February 7, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The State of Illinois has released its first report about blockchain, just over a year after it first announced its intention to investigate the distributed ledger technology. The report, released on Jan. 31, is primarily accessible on the InterPlanetary File […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

8 CRM implementation best practices

February 1, 2018

Via: CIO

Customer relationship management (CRM) solutions continue to evolve, with established vendors releasing new features and functionality (cloud, mobile, AI) — and new vendors entering the market. As a result, whether you are looking for an enterprise solution or one tailored […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

Senate bill would establish new higher-ed data system by 2020

December 1, 2017

Via: FCW

A bipartisan bill would revamp the way the Department of Education collects higher education data and relies on an obscure cybersecurity method to protect student data The bill, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and co-sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

Google Just Bought a Plot of Land in Denmark Right Next to Apple’s Planned Data Center

November 17, 2017

Via: Fortune

Alphabet‘s Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple data center to make sure it has the option of building one there too. Apple said in July it would spend around […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

IT outages create headaches for CBP field workers

October 4, 2017

Via: FCW

Despite a $1.4 billion IT budget, the agency responsible for screening people and cargo entering the U.S. from abroad suffers from system downtime that could lead to increased security risks, according to an internal oversight report. The Department of Homeland […]