Open source software

  • Taming and modernizing the “beast”

    Paul Saladna and Shamlan Siddiqi, with NTT DATA Federal Services, Inc., join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss agile software development, integration, IT modernization, and the value of open source software. December 3, 2018

  • Tony Scott: The MS/Github merger and federal software development

    Microsoft said this week it would acquire Github … the popular cloud repository of open source software. Many federal agencies regularly contribute to and use software from Github. But how will the acquisition affect them?

  • Amid congressional mandate to open source DoD’s software code, Code.mil serves as guidepost

    The Defense Digital Service aims to help DoD’s software developers and program managers transition their code to the open source community.

  • Can open source help agencies manage big data?

    How can an open source system called Hadoop help federal agencies manage large amounts of data? Find out when Shaun Bierweiler, president of Hortonworks Federal and Henry Sowell, technical director of the company’s public sector, join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. August 15, 2017

  • Elastic: The power behind the (digital) throne

    George Young, senior director of Federal at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy to discuss data analytics and how his company can help your agency moved to the cloud. October 18, 2016

  • New OMB policy pushes agencies to actively build and share ‘People’s Code’

    A new policy from the Office of Management and Budget sets agencies on a path toward sharing new, custom-developed source code across government. The goal is to cut back on the $6 billion agencies spend annually on new software.

  • “When data moves, Intel helps you win”

    Jason Kimrey, area director, US Federal, Intel Coporation, joins host John Gilroy to discuss data transfers and how to harness the power of the “Internet of Things”. February 23, 2016

  • A deeper look at GSA’s 18F program

    Jason McNutt and Chris Miller with Applied Information Sciences, join host John Gilroy to discuss some of the objectives of the General Services Administration’s 18F program and the concepts behind this innovation. December 22, 2015

  • Managing your data in the cloud

    Dan Juengst, senior cloud strategist for Red Hat discusses how his company is helping federal agencies with their cloud computing needs. June 11, 2013

  • IT reform bill would cull the CIO herd, give them more power

    Rep. Darrell Issa said agencies need a lot more agility in their IT spending, but a lack of budget authority and a proliferation of accountability among bureau-level CIOs gets in the way.