App Development / APIs
How agencies ensure software containers don’t add complexity
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.
FEMA looks to the cloud to scale services and deliver better customer experience
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.
CTO Jim Tunnessen leaving USDA’s FSIS
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
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.
EPA offers rough timeline for new agile contracting vehicle
During a standing-room-only industry day, officials laid out their plans for the agency’s agile blanket purchase agreement.
Too close for comfort: Interior launches system to keep drones away from wildfires
The department's wildfire data collection program would link to web and mobile apps as well as an API.