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Data Center, Infrastructure

NARA, GSA team up to promote electronic records management

October 23, 2018

Via: FCW

For years, the federal government has been pushing an electronic approach to agency records management. During the Obama administration and continuing under President Donald Trump, the National Archives and Records Administration has been issuing policy requirements to get agencies to […]


Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Evolution of data platforms: Using the right data for the right outcomes

September 17, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Last week, I ran my friend and thought leader Esteban Kolsky’s first part on how to think about data in a post-big data world — and it was a hit. Now, to end the suspense, we have part two, where […]


Data Center, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Golden State senators want answers on data throttling

September 10, 2018

Via: FCW

California’s Senate delegation is demanding details from telecommunications carriers about their data policies in the wake of reported data “throttling” of Santa Clara firefighters battling a massive July wildfire in the state. In a Sept. 6 letter to top executives […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure

Machine learning turns unstructured secondary storage into globally accessible data

August 23, 2018

Via: CIO

Charles Darwin was rumored to have said something to the effect of “It’s not the strongest or smartest that survives. Rather it’s the species that’s the most adaptable to change.” This axiom has never been truer in the business world […]


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 […]