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March 18th, 2016
Over the past several years, government has felt the pressure from citizens to use mobile for communication. In response, the public sector was able to quickly brainstorm ways to tap into widespread mobile usage and communicate outbound messages to citizens.
January 27th, 2016
At last year’s Red Hat Government Symposium, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich spoke about how critical it is for agencies to understand their data before moving into the cloud. Agencies need to take stock of what data they have to make informed decisions about what information can move to the cloud.
January 22nd, 2016
It is never too early to start working on your New Year’s resolution. For 2016 many agencies are striving to become more open – both in terms of data shared and technology used. Whether the driving factor is federal mandates or the desire to reap the cost savings and time to market benefits of open source, the shift is happening.
January 14th, 2016
Repository managers like Sonatype’s Nexus, Artifactory and Archiva have been serving software components for development teams and their tooling for years now. In 2015, Sonatype introduced an innovative way to improve speed and reduce risk through the quarantine of components with known vulnerabilities.
December 21st, 2015
The combination of cloud computing and open source technology provides the potential for government agencies to invest in new, enterprise-level software while ensuring they are using solutions that quickly adapt, guarantee agility, and comply with a growing list of federal IT mandates.
- Acquia, Alfresco, Cloud, Cloud Computing, FedRAMP, FITARA, JBoss, Open Source, OpenShift, OpenStack, Red Hat
December 16th, 2015
With government becoming more active users of open source technologies, containers are the next big trend popping up in federal IT shops. The container moniker is used because the technology approach is similar to what the shipping industry has done. Today, containers full of diverse goods are stacked upon one another and shipped on a single platform, be that a ship or a train. That same principle is now being applied to open source applications.
December 15th, 2015
Starting with Ada Lovelace’s role in the founding of scientific computing, women have been integral to the advancement of technology. In the past two decades, the acknowledgement of women’s roles in the tech industry has increased, as has the drive to get more women into what has traditionally been thought of as a particularly homogeneous industry.
December 14th, 2015
In the age of digital transformation, the federal government is lagging behind. Increasingly, federal agencies are being asked to build upon legacy systems that don’t necessarily sync easily with new technologies that are taking hold in the enterprise. Issues with two-speed, or bimodal, IT (an approach that enables agile innovation so IT can meet evolving business requirements while enabling existing systems to continue running efficiently and securely) are causing real disruptions in the government space.