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Report: Coast Guard Interested in iPad Navigation Apps

The U.S. Coast Guard has put out a request for proposal for a course-plotting iPad application without special security requirements, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes that the nature of the purchase calls for cybersecurity safeguards to prevent malicious code or hackers from getting sensitive flight information or hijacking the …

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Genome Research Institute Wants Big Data Software, Analysis Method Ideas

The National Human Genome Research Institute wants ideas from the biomedical research community on how to develop data analysis procedures and software services for the National Institutes of Health’s Big Data to Knowledge Initiative. NGHRI wants input on methods for data compression or reduction, data visualization, data provenance and data wrangling with a Sept. …

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GSA Closes Doors on Cloud Acqusition Site Apps.gov

The General Services Administration has taken down its online store for agencies to acquire cloud computing services after three years in action, FierceGovernment IT reports. Citing a statement from GSA, David Perera writes services formerly listed as up for sale on Apps.gov are now available through the agency’s schedule online …

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VHA Looks to Have ER Triage Tablet by August

The Veterans Health Administration said it hopes to have emergency room triage software up and running by August, Fierce Mobile Healthcare reports. Orlando, Fla.-based DSHI Systems has provided the VHA with a call-center based triage service for 12 years. The VHA selected DHSI to develop triage software ER nurses can …

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Wall Street Journal Praises HHS Software’s Innovation

Who says the federal government can’t do anything right? Not The Wall Street Journal, which recently named Health and Human Services software CONNECT a winner in its annual technology innovation awards. The CONNECT software, developed by HHS with additional assistance by 20 federal agencies, was selected in the Health IT …

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