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BDNA’s Walker White: Big Data Security, Virtualization as Priorities for Gov’t IT

Walker White, president of data quality company BDNA, predicts that big data security, virtualization and application rationalization will be top priorities for government enterprises in ...
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Sylvia Burwell: HHS Partners with Clinicians With $840M Pro-Patient Initiative

Sylvia Matthews Burwell The Department of Health and Human Services has earmarked $840 million to help healthcare providers realign their clinical practices toward a more patient-centered ...
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Robert Cardillo: NGA to Federate Geospatial Content for Public Ebola Map Tool

Robert Cardillo The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new public-facing website with a map that depicts the spread of Ebola by province in West Africa and locations ...
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Army PEO Aviation Buys Nutanix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offering; Chris Howard Comments

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Aviation has selected Nutanix to provide additional data center architecture offerings as part of efforts to bolster PEO Aviation’s virtual desktop ...
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SBA Wants to Revise Employee-Based Size Standards of Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration has issued a proposal to raise the employee-based small business size standards for 30 industries and three sub-industries. SBA also proposes to decrease ...
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Study: Agencies Should Consider Security, Performance Risks in Cloud Adoption

A new Market Connections report indicates that many government agencies do not have plans or are still considering plans to adopt cloud computing technologies as they identify security ...
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NetApp’s Greg Gardner Outlines Strategies to Address Big Data Challenge

Greg Gardner Greg Gardner, chief architect for government and defense solutions at NetApp, has outlined his ideas for technology strategies to conquer the challenges of extracting ...
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Karen DeSalvo to Join HHS as Acting Health Assistant Secretary

Karen DeSalvo Karen DeSalvo, director of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will move to the Department of Health and Human Services as acting assistant ...
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GSA to Launch Program Office to Guide Gov’t Adoption of Shared Services

The General Services Administration hopes to foster further use of shared services across government by establishing a program office that will standardize the process of adoption ...
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FBI, Secret Service Partner to Raise Finance Industry’s Awareness of Cyber Risks

A team of U.S. Secret Service and FBI agents emphasized the importance of public-private efforts in the fight against cyber crime during a Financial Services Roundtable forum held Monday ...