Information Technology (IT)

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Meet 43 Smart People Who Plan To Make Government Work Better

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | June 25, 2013

The second round of Presidential innovation fellows will include a NASA veteran, a University of Massachusetts professor who builds software tutoring systems and a former operations manager for Ushahidi... Read More »

Who's To Blame When IT Systems Fail?

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | October 11, 2013

When it comes to government technology, assigning responsibility can be tricky. Read More »

10 Hard-Earned Lessons Of A Lifetime In IT

Steven A. Lowe | InfoWorld | September 3, 2013

Hotshot young techies take heed: Here are 10 things I wish I knew before starting my career in IT Read More »

10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicity

Alex Williams | TechCrunch | April 7, 2013

Here’s the thing about simplicity. It’s all relative. A developer’s idea of simplicity is different from a finance chief or a customer service agent. Read More »

10 Years Of Defending Linux's Legalities: Groklaw

teven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | May 28, 2013

Ten years ago, SCO decided to sue IBM and started a series of legal attacks on Linux. Their cases were pathetically weak, but CIOs and CFOs didn't know that. Read More »

15 Ways To Screw Up An IT Project

Jennifer Lonoff Schiff | CIO | July 17, 2013

Project management experts discuss sure-fire ways to delay or derail a project and--more importantly--how you can avoid these common project management pitfalls. Read More »

2013 Most Wired

Matthew Weinstock | Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) | July 1, 2013

H&HN's 15th annual survey shows U.S. hospitals have made big strides in laying the foundation for robust clinical information systems. The next step: harnessing IT for the real work of improving care delivery. Read More »

2014 Budget Request: Veterans Affairs

Molly Bernhart Walker | FierceGovernmentIT | April 10, 2013

Under President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget request, information technology systems at the Veterans Affairs Department would receive a total discretionary budget authority of $3.683 billion. That means the budget for IT systems would be 15.16 percent more than the current year amount under the continuing resolution when accounting for inflation... Read More »

3 Ways Remote Care Helps Patients, Docs

Jeff Rowe | Healthcare IT News | July 26, 2013

Given the steady stream of new devices entering the healthcare market, it might be easy to start thinking improvements in healthcare can come from technological advances alone. But it's more complicated than that. Read More »

30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014

Mfonobong Nsehe | Forbes | February 4, 2014

There has never been a more inspired generation of young Africans. These builders, innovators and risk takers are fervent in their resolve to transform the continent. They are solving critical socio-economic problems, exporting African culture to the world, creating job opportunities for Africans, re-telling Africa’s stories, and writing the future. Read More »

5 Problematic HIT Projects Costing The Government Billions

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | July 26, 2013

Cost overruns and missed deadlines for several federal agency health technology projects are costing the government "billions of dollars," according to a Government Accountability Office report focusing on the inefficiency of agency IT initiatives published Thursday. Read More »

5 Strategies For Implementing Data Analytics In Hospitals

Sabrina Rodak | Becker's Hospital Review | October 24, 2011

Since the advent of the Internet, people have been able to access a significant amount of information with the click of a computer mouse. As technology becomes more ingrained in healthcare delivery, providers are facing the quandary of how to glean useful information from the enormous amount of data available through electronic health records, computerized provider order entry and other databases. Read More »

5 Ways IT Helps Make Sense Of Costs

Jeff Rowe | Healthcare IT News | July 9, 2013

'It’s one thing to show a mountain of data. But if that mountain isn’t making sense to the consumer it’s of no use.' Read More »

6 IT Outsourcing Lessons Learned From Healthcare.gov's Troubled Launch

Stephanie Overby | CIO.com | October 15, 2013

The federal government's recent launch of Healthcare.gov is a stunning example of outsourced IT gone wrong. The multi-contractor project has been riddled with issues and should serve as a reminder to any IT outsourcing customer regarding steps to take to ensure a smooth rollout. Read More »

8 Ways To Open Up Civic Data So That People Actually Use It

Ariel Schwartz | Co.Exist | June 24, 2013

The Knight Foundation just gave $3.2 million to organizations that are making public data more useful. These are our favorites. Read More »