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Why local data and local processing are key to giving better citizen experience

Citizens moving about their daily lives are also generating lots of data. Governments at all levels can use that data to improve the digital services they…

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Spending on legacy IT continues to grow, but there is light at the end of the tunnel

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Shawn McCarthy: DOD has more spending money than you might think in next year’s budget

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Industry Chatter: Shawn McCarthy, IDC Government Insights

The popularity of big data is helping your agency earn more money for its information technology budget. IT spending across the federal government rose…

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Some cloud services altering long-term federal IT

Shawn McCarthy is the research director at IDC Government Insights.

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Analysis: Google FISMA claim fails letter of the law

The argument is over Google\’s Apps for Government. Google says they\’re FISMA certified. But Microsoft has released some court documents to refute that.

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