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An Architecture of Participation

Marten Mickos | OpenSource.com | June 13, 2012

What is changing now is that participatory models are becoming the rule, not the exception. The world used to be about command and control. Someone told you what to do...But collaborative innovation is taking over...In the area of innovation, the most powerful creation happens in teams, groups, and crowds--across organizational boundaries. When we architect for such participation, we can multiply the power of innovation.

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StartUp Health Announces 10 Health Moonshots with Global Army of Health Transformers to Improve Health of Everyone in the World

Press Release | StartUp Health | October 24, 2016

Today, StartUp Health, its global army of Health Transformers and Vice President of the United States Joe Biden kicked off the 14th annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit sharing an urgent message with nearly 2,000 health leaders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs: the time is now to organize, break down silos, and adopt a “Health Transformer Mindset” to speed up progress in solving big health challenges like ending cancer, ensuring access to care, and improving the wellbeing of people worldwide...

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'Open' Cloud Computing & Health IT Systems

Over the next decade, many health IT systems are going to take advantage of 'Cloud Computing' technology. Just as many of health IT systems are now incorporating open source software into their architecture, 'open' cloud computing solutions will begin to be adopted. Read More »

'Open' Grid Solutions in Healthcare Continue to Make News

'Open' grid technologies coupled with cloud computing continue to make headlines in the news, especially in the fields of healthcare and bioinformatics. Much of it involves the use of 'open source' software tools such as the Globus Toolkit, Hadoop, Open Grid Engine, OpenStack, and more. Some of the recent 'open source' grid computing solutions that have been making news in the world of healthcare include Archimedes, Globus Online, and a growing number of Health Grid projects. Read More »

10 of Today's Really Cool Network & IT Research Projects

Bob Brown | Network World | February 1, 2016

University at Buffalo and Northeastern University researchers are developing hardware and software to enable underwater telecommunications to catch up with over-the-air networks. This advancement could be a boon for search-and-rescue operations, tsunami detection, environmental monitoring and more. Sound waves used underwater are just no match for the radio waves used in over-the-air communications, but the researchers are putting smart software-defined radio technology to work in combination with underwater acoustic modems...

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2011 Gov 2.0 Year in Review

Alex Howard | O'Reilly Radar | December 30, 2011

...If you look back at a January interview with Clay Johnson on key trends for Gov 2.0 and open government in 2011, some of his predictions bore out. The House of Representatives did indeed compete with the White House on open government, though not in story lines that played out in the national media or Sunday morning talk shows. Read More »

2012 to Be Year of Linux Domination

Jay Lyman | The 451 Group | January 5, 2012

I expect to see nothing but continued strength for Linux and open source in cloud computing in 2012. The cloud continues to be the biggest disruptor and opportunity for Linux providers. 2012 got off to an interesting start with Microsoft’s efforts to support for Linux on Azure, which highlights just how pervasive Linux has become in cloud computing.

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2015: Open Source Has Won, But It Isn't Finished

Glyn Moody | Open Enterprise | January 1, 2015

At the beginning of a new year, it's traditional to look back over the last 12 months. But as far as this column is concerned, it's easy to summarise what happened then: open source has won...

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3 Cloud Sweet Spots In Healthcare

Bernie Monegaine | Government Health IT | October 9, 2012

A recent MarketsandMarkets report forecasts cloud computing in healthcare to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 20.5 percent from 2012 to 2017. Although cloud computing offers significant advantages to healthcare organizations and other stakeholders, security of patient information, interoperability and compliance with government regulations are some of the factors that are slowing down the market, according to the report. Read More »

5 Open-Source Technologies Powering The Army's Battlefield Cloud

William Welsh | GCN | October 8, 2013

Cloud computing has, without a doubt, forever changed military intelligence, according to Army and contractor executives working on the Distributed Common Ground System-Army Standard Cloud (DSC) in Afghanistan. Read More »

5 top Linux and open source stories in 2013

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | December 24, 2013

Linux has long ruled some areas of computing such as supercomputing. But in 2013, Linux and the open source method of developing software started to quietly dominate all aspects of computing, from cars to the cloud, and end-user computing, thanks in part to Android and Chrome OS. Read More »

5 Trends That Will Drive Health Care IT In 2014

Brian T. Horowitz | CruxialCIO | December 19, 2013

In 2014, analytics will play a bigger role in health care, while electronic health records (EHRs) will take a backseat to other types of technology such as mobility, Big Data and cloud computing, research firm IDC predicts. Read More »

Agencies Saving one-Fifth of IT Budget Through Virtualization, Survey Finds

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | February 1, 2012

More than 80 percent of federal information technology leaders say their agencies have implemented some manner of server virtualization and, overall, the government is saving nearly 20 percent of its IT budget through virtualization, according to a recent survey.

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An Interview With Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel On The Future Of Computing

Matt McLaughlin and Jimmy Daly | Fedtech | April 22, 2013

As the second federal CIO, Steven VanRoekel inherited an ambitious agenda from his predecessor, Vivek Kundra, including efforts to implement cloud computing and to consolidate the number of federal data centers, among other priorities laid out in 2010’s 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT. Read More »

APIcon UK: Open Source Fuels The API Economy

Mark Boyd | ProgrammableWeb | September 25, 2014

Industry leaders say open source is the backbone of the software infrastructure required to fuel the API economy. At APIcon UK, Simon Phipps, president of the Open Source Initiative, explained why open source licensing will enable the API and Internet of Things economies to grow...

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