Government IT

SOASTA on Wednesday reported record growth of the CloudTest community, exceeding 30,000 registered users of the CloudTest platform in Q1 2015. SOASTA also announced widespread adoption of its Web and mobile testing solutions, with more than 1,600 customers completing more than 28... (more)
ProfitBricks Adds Node.js to Its Growing List of Cloud SDKs ProfitBricks, the provider of painless cloud infrastructure for IaaS, today announced the release of a Node.js SDK written against its recently launched REST API. This new JavaScript based library provides coverage for a... (more)
Containers and Microservices at Cloud Expo New York Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 9-11... (more)
SYS-CON Media announced today that @WebRTCSummit Blog, the largest WebRTC resource in the world, has been launched with over 2,200 original WebRTC stories. @WebRTCSummit Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees bet... (more)
A Series of Unfortunate (Delivery) Events 79% of new products miss their launch date. That was the conclusion of a CGT/Sopheon Survey in which the impact of such market misses were also explored. What it didn't dig into was the reason why so many products and projects miss their ... (more)
SYS-CON Media announced today that @ThingsExpo Blog, the largest IoT resource in the world, launched with 7,788 original stories. @ThingsExpo Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors ... (more)
Talking About Microservices: Recap of API Craft Boston A few weeks ago, SmartBear hosted API Craft Boston with the folks from Akana, Ian Goldsmith and Laura Heritage, to talk about microservices. It was an extremely informative presentation of where microservices came from, what ... (more)
Digital Revolution or DevOps Revolution? How about Agile Architecture? I’ve been writing about Agile Architecture for years – and in fact, I believe it is such a fundamental change in the way businesses deliver value that I named by 2013 book The Agile Architecture Revolution. An... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here DevOps is the hottest moving target when it comes to software development methodologies. Many people fear that this fast-paced, barrier-breaking movement will leave information security best practices in the dust. Analysts provide recommendations to ... (more)
Cloud Acquisition Strategy, Customized to the Right Cloud Model By Melvin Greer Managing Director, Greer Institute This year has brought big news, significant changes and increased awareness of the adoption of cloud computing in Government. In fact cloud computing may be the bigge... (more)
By Jodi Kohut Government Cloud Computing Professional March is Women's History Month. As we celebrate women and their role in our history, our workplaces, and our homes, I thought it was important to bring to the forefront some of the strengths that might make them stand out as ... (more)
Understanding FedRAMP and Overcoming Obstacles FedRAMP is mandatory for government cloud deployments and businesses need to comply in order to provide services for federal engagements. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Abel Sussman, Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice,... (more)
Born out of a nine-month war of liberation in 1971, Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy and a predominately Muslim country. After years of being a center for textile manufacturing, the country of 180 million is now on a mission to become a regional information technology powe... (more)
When describing cloud computing, terms like highly scalable, efficient, and on-demand probably come to mind. Unfortunately, those same descriptors aren't commonly associated with operations in the federal government. In 2011, the White House's Office of Management and Budget set o... (more)
By Melvin Greer Managing Director, Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation Without question, the rise in cyberleaks, nation-state cyber terrorism and the beach of consumer data across multiple industry domains has led to a heightened awareness of the enterprise and personal ... (more)
U.S. Department of Defense Sets Its Cloud Security Guidelines By Jodi Kohut Those watching federal cloud security in the defense space were pleased to learn the Defense DOD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (v1) (SRG) last month. This 152-page document outlines the secur... (more)
By Shannon Perry It is widely known that the National Security Agency houses an impressive cyber force with the capacity to bypass the digital defenses of private individuals, enterprises, and even foreign governments – a force powerful enough to draw criticism from the American... (more)
Internet of Everything: The Value of Connections The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before - transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE ... (more)
By Sandra K. Johnson Technology leadership is driven by the innovation and creativity of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals. STEM careers offer some of the highest-paying jobs and the potential for a high quality of life. However, the realiza... (more)
Cybersecurity breaches are seemingly making headline news every day. Recent cases have highlighted identity theft, the loss of personal financial data, and the disclosure of sensitive national security information.  The executive in the hot seat for preventing these failures is t... (more)
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