Category: Emerging Tech & Modernization

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Industry, Tech, Transportation & Infrastructure

San Francisco airport first to try biometric check-in

April 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

San Francisco International Airport and United Airlines are testing SITA Smart Path, a low-touch, biometric-enabled check-in technology for boarding some domestic flights. This will be the first trial run in the country. SITA Smart Path integrates with existing industry-operating platforms. […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Improving Online Experiences Is Key to Expanding Digital Government

March 31, 2021

Via: StateTech Magazine

Government agencies have faced challenges in providing citizen services during the coronavirus crisis, particularly at the beginning. Taxpayers could no longer walk into a government office to receive an identification card or to pay a fine, and yet many local […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

IRS Needs Help Managing and Upgrading Legacy Criminal Investigations Systems

March 24, 2021

Via: Nextgov

The IRS’s criminal investigations team relies heavily on two legacy IT systems that are very much in need of upgrades. The agency is looking for a contractor to manage day-to-day operations and upkeep, as well as multiple new deployments each […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Federal, Policy, State & Local, Tech

Senators want USDS to aid state and local government’s IT modernization rush

April 22, 2020

Via: StateScoop

In light of the ongoing failure of many state government unemployment systems to withstand record numbers of claims for financial assistance, a group of 16 Democratic senators asked congressional leadership on Wednesday to approve actions that would make some of […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Federal, Policy, Tech

IRS chief may be overselling tax IT modernization

April 12, 2018

Via: FCW

Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told lawmakers during an April 11 House Appropriations committee hearing that the agency has made significant improvements around a key IT modernization initiative. “The core processing system for filing and processing tax returns has been […]

Cloud Computing, Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Pentagon boosts emerging tech spend

December 5, 2017

Via: FCW

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. That represents a 32 percent increase since 2012, with […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Networking & Wireless, Tech

Emerging Vendors 2017: Networking And VoIP Startups You Need To Know

September 27, 2017

Via: CRN

Looking over the networking and VoIP startup landscape this year, it’s clear that software is front and center when it comes to innovation. The vast majority of the startups highlighted here crafted solutions around software-as-a-service, networking monitoring and performance, and […]