App Development / APIs

How agencies ensure software containers don’t add complexity

by • 4 years ago

Government agencies using software containers and APIs will be able to transition to the cloud in a distributed IT environment more efficiently, experts say in a new podcast.

New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care

by • 4 years ago

Suggested ideas include software to aid communication between doctors and Alzheimer's patients, an application to connect patients to existing community resources and more.

FEMA looks to the cloud to scale services and deliver better customer experience

by • 5 years ago

In this abridged Q&A, Federal Emergency Management Agency CTO Ted Okada shares how FEMA is marrying customer feedback with data analytics and cloud-based services to improve the customer experience for victims of disaster and for first responders.

For some D.C.-area high-schoolers, government IT offers hands-on experience

by • 5 years ago

In a time when government is concerned about recruiting and retaining more young people in its IT and cybersecurity jobs, a D.C.-area program called On-Ramps to Careers seeks to connect high school students with technology internships.

CTO Jim Tunnessen leaving USDA’s FSIS

by • 6 years ago

​Jim Tunnessen, CTO of the Food Safety Inspection Service at the Department of Agriculture, is leaving the agency, FedScoop has learned.

DOD looking to industry to help rapidly certify its IT

by • 6 years ago

​The Pentagon's ability to certify and accredit the IT products and services it uses is no longer rapid enough to keep pace with developing technologies and "maintain the edge," CIO Terry Halvorsen said Thursday.