Tag Archives: IBM

FCC’s Genachowski, Tech Execs in Running for Commerce Post

With the revelation this week that the White House is expected to appoint Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to the top ambassadorial post to China, speculation has already begun swirling around who will succeed Locke as the administration’s point person on business and industry. The Hill reports that Julius Genachowski, the …

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Federal Reorganization Taking Shape?

President Barack Obama’s pledge to significantly reorganize federal agencies is already taking shape. “My administration will develop a proposal to merge, consolidate and reorganize the federal government in a way that best serves the goal of a more competitive America,” Obama said, in a noted passage of his State of …

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IBM Releases Telework Study

The IBM Center for the Business of Government recently released a study highlighting the progresses of government agencies’ implementation of telework opportunities. Following the passage of  “The Telework Enhancement Act of 2010,” the report examines the four agencies that have most successfully implemented telework programs and offers recommendations to federal …

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How to Save a Trillion Dollars? Top Techies Offer Tips

Top tech CEOs gave the Obama administration some advice on how to save money — $1 trillion in 10 years—by using IT more efficiently, according to a report in InformationWeek. The leaders of six tech firms, including IBM and Dell, presented their report “One Trillion Reasons” on Wednesday to the …

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Air Force Contracts with IBM

The U.S Air Force has contracted out IBM to create a cloud-computing platform. The cloud platform will be useful in helping to secure military and national security information and data. The contract is 10 months long and will include the Air Force’s nine command centers, 100 military bases, and a …

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