The key word in artificial intelligence is “artificial.” It needs people to work right.
Now that the storm of publicity over blockchain has passed, federal agencies are settling down to see how it can work in reality.
Shawn McCarthy, the research director for IDC Government Insights, said spending on legacy systems has increased by 13 percent over the last five years alone.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has set up an approach for customers to send money to a working capital fund to pay for cloud services based on usage.
The Federal Chief Information Officer’s Council released a best practices guide to help agencies understand and use shared developer platforms and APIs to connect disparate web services.
As federal agencies continue their push to improve online service, cybersecurity and fraud prevention will stay in the mix of concerns. Several new technologies and strategies for better identity management have emerged. Alan Webber, research director for national security at IDC Government Insights, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
One thing unlikely to change under the new administration is the continued use of the latest information technologies to improve the citizen experience and government operations. IDC Government Insights has published a list of 10 trends that will affect digital government. Shawn McCarthy, IDCGI director of research, shares the highlights on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Blockchain has emerged as a potential solution to the need for information security, accuracy and reliability. Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why he’s one…
The Department of Defense is seeing an increase in its projected IT spending for 2016 for the first time in 3 years. The increase is small at 1.6 percent but that’s an extra half a billion dollars. Shawn McCarthy is the Research Director at IDC Government Insights. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose where that half a billion could be going.
The popularity of big data is helping your agency earn more money for its information technology budget. IT spending across the federal government rose about half a billion dollars over the past two years. A third of the overall spending goes to the IT infrastructure that keeps the big data flowing. Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, was Francis Rose’s guest for Industry Chatter.