National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Federal agencies are very pleased with process robotics — but it’s early days still

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

"We're in the honeymoon period," GSA's Ed Burrows said at an event Tuesday. So what comes next?

NASA inspector general frustrated with ‘inefficient, ineffective, and overly complex’ IT governance

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

IT is critical to NASA, so the agency needs better insight into IT investments, personnel roles and responsibilities, and more, a new report says.

Inside what made one NASA office undertake a massive data architecture overhaul

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

In 2013, an astronaut’s helmet filled with water in a harrowing spacewalk that led investigators to issue a series of recommendations — including a call for NASA's data to be more readily available and easily searchable.

NASA forays into the Internet of Things

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Many of the commercial products around the Internet of Things may just seem like toys, but officials at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are beginning to use them to connect with citizens in new ways, improve lab operations and even monitor the lab’s information security operations.

CIOs push Congress for power to halt cyber-deficient contracts

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Federal agency CIOs ought to have the authority to stop major IT procurements if they have concerns about cybersecurity, agency executives told lawmakers Wednesday.

With new NOAA satellite will come enhanced weather data

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s new satellite is scheduled to launch in a month, providing an upgrade officials say will offer more frequent and better data than its predecessors.