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Are Federal IT Initiatives Strangling Agency Networks?

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | September 10, 2013

Dubbing the collective of federal IT efforts currently under way the “Big Five” in a report published Monday, MeriTalk found that the majority of agencies intend to deploy them within the next two years. Read More »

AT&T Makes a Big Bet On Linux and Open Source in the Cloud

Sam Dean | oStatic | January 11, 2012

What's significant here is that AT&T's combination of an open source cloud platform with hosting services and support for those hosting services could attract many businesses away from smaller players in the cloud. Support, in particular, is going to be a big differentiator for AT&T's open source cloud offering, and for Rackspace's. In fact, I've made the point that support may very well determine the winners and the losers in the cloud race. 

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Athenahealth’s Jonathan Bush: If I Were a Hospital CIO…

Arundhati Parmar | MedCity News | September 19, 2016

Jonathan Bush, the forever loquacious, occasionally foul-mouthed and mostly unscripted CEO of cloud EHR company athenahealth, got the audience cracking up at the annual Stanford Medicine X conference in Palo Alto, California when he took the stage, declaring: “Shit, I have nothing visceral or profound for you.” He was referring to the unenviable position of having to follow the moving presentations of patients and artists that preceded his keynote on Saturday...

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Automating Cloud Services with Open Source Tools

Brian Proffitt | Linux Magazine | January 1, 2012

Depending on who you ask, DevOps is either the best thing to come along since sliced bread or the biggest load of hooey ever foisted on the IT sector. But while it’s understandable to have an allergic reaction to yet another cool technology that will Save Us All and still have time to bake cookies (with sprinkles), there is some real substance within the notion of DevOps … provided you can Read More »

Automotive Open-Source OpenXC from Ford Launched in India

Staff | EE Herald | February 17, 2012

To address the growing Indian Automotive electronics market, Ford Motor has demonstrated its open source platform for automotive electronics named OpenXC at the NASSCOM India Leadership Summit, Ford has demonstrated the potential of open-source application development for the automobile.

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Best Of Opensource.com: Top 10 Open Source Projects In 2013

Staff Writer | OpenSource.com | December 19, 2013

We cover a wide range of open source projects on Opensource.com. From beehives to Linux, from the Netherlands to India, featuring a diversity of open source projects is part of our mission. It's a goal we achieved in 2013 and one we'll continue to strive for in 2014. Read More »

Biden Announces Major Open Initiatives At Cancer Moonshot Summit

Press Release | The White House | June 28, 2016

Today, the Cancer Moonshot is hosting a summit at Howard University, in Washington, D.C. as part of a national day of action that also includes more than 270 events in communities across the United States.  Vice President Joe Biden will join over 350 researchers, oncologists and other care providers, data and technology experts, patients, families, and patient advocates, among others, will come together at Howard University.  They will be joined by more than 6,000 individuals at events in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam.  This is the first time a group this expansive and diverse will meet under a government charge is to double the rate of progress in our understanding, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of cancer...

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Big Data Saves Michigan $1 Million Each Business Day

Tom Groenfeldt | Forbes | January 11, 2012

Big Data is saving the state of Michigan $1 million each business day, while consolidating 40 data centers into three saved $19 million the first year. Read More »

Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of Its Tenth Annual Best Practices Awards

Press Release | Bio-IT World, Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) | April 30, 2014

Bio-IT World announced the winners of its tenth annual Best Practices Awards competition this morning in a plenary session at the 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston. Grand prize winners were named in five life sciences categories highlighting best practices in clinical trial IT, research infrastructure, bioinformatics, cloud computing and data management from AstraZeneca and Tessella, U-BIOPRED, the Pistoia Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine, and Genentech. Read More »

Biohacking Healthcare - Part 2

Eric Valor | Forbes | September 18, 2012

One of the most valuable research tools is a model of the type of problem you are trying to solve. This allows for study of the problem mechanism and allows attempts at solving various parts of the problem without disrupting an actual patient or when such is unavailable... Read More »

BMW Hopes To Get The Connected Car Up To Speed With ‘Webinos’

Doug Newcomb | Wired | October 11, 2012

The car has been called “the fourth screen” for internet-connected content. But even for high-performance brands like BMW, adapting the car to keep up with the fast pace of mobile computing has been a slow and complicated process. The luxury automaker plans to bring automotive technology up to speed and in sync with smartphones, computers and tablets by leveraging an EU-funded project called “webinos.” Read More »

Broad Institute to Release Genome Analysis Toolkit 4 (GATK4) as Open Source Resource to Accelerate Research

Press Release | Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard | May 24, 2017

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will release version 4 of the industry-leading Genome Analysis Toolkit under an open source software license. The software package, designated GATK4, contains new tools and rebuilt architecture. It is available currently as an alpha preview on the Broad Institute's GATK website, with a beta release expected in mid-June. Broad engineers announced the upgrade, as well as the decision to release the tool as an open source product, at Bio-IT World today...

Business-Government Ties Complicate Cyber Security

Howard Wen | O'Reilly Radar | February 6, 2012

Are corporate and government interests in the U.S. becoming one and the same? That is, an attack on an American business' network may be regarded as an assault on the country itself?

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Can Maryland's Other “CIO” Cultivate Innovation in Government?

Alex Howard | O'Reilly Radar | January 11, 2012

If innovation is driven by resource constraints, by "doing more with less," Sivak will be in the right place at the right time. Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's 2012 budget included billions in proposed cuts, including hundreds of millions pared from state agencies. More difficult decisions will be in the 2013 budget as well. Read More »

Chain Releases Open-Source Version of Chain Core Technology Powering Visa’s New B2B Connect

Giulio Prisco | Bitcoin Magazine | October 25, 2016

On October 21, 2016, Visa announced a new partnership with blockchain enterprise company Chain that will develop “a simple, fast and secure way to process B2B payments globally.” Dubbed Visa B2B Connect, the system will offer participating pilot financial institutions a consistent process for managing settlement through Visa’s standard practices...

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