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IT Dashboard Now in Beta: Your Window into the Federal IT Portfolio The IT Dashboard provides the public with an online window into the details of Federal information technology investments and provides users with the ability to track the progress of investments over time. The IT Dashboard displays data received from agency reports to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), including general information on over […]

Interesting survey results on Cloud Computing: bucking CW

I just posted tweets on the interesting survey resutls from Forrester on Cloud Computing: bucking Conventional Wisdom. insightspedia : Forrester’s Cloud Debunking Key Findings- InfoWorld insightspedia: Money Quote: Forrester survey – ” More than 1/3 large and medium enterprise co. ready to put ent. apps into production in external cloud providers. ”

One Lesson From the Crisis: It’s Time to Create Your Own Economy

Tyler Cowen, an economics professor at George Mason University, is the author of the new book Create Your Own Economy. July 1, 2009, The traditional gauge of economic success is profit, but over time we’ll find that such statistics as measures of GDP tell us less and less about broader efforts to improve human […]

Healthcare IT standards still not clear

Healthcare actually pushed the Iranian elections out of the top news slot this week. Most of the attention has been on the administration’s efforts to establish a government insurance plan of last resort. But in the background, the health information technology (HIT) effort continues to boil along, with a lot of action and not much […]

Booz Allen Hamilton showcased its ‘Enterprise Facebook’ success

IDG News Service – If large companies are looking for evidence that a social networking strategy can work, Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) may have given them some. BAH showcased its Hello application — in essence an enterprise version of Facebook — during a presentation at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston Tuesday. The portal, which […]