David Gewirtz

David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.

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DHS starts new IT procedures

The Department of Homeland Security today announed two new programs for how DHS acquires technology, one for services and one for commodities, according to a DHS press release. “These programs, when fully in place, will satisfy the vast majority of DHS information task requirements,” said press officer Scott Charbo.

August 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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Wisconsin IT department under fire over HP catalog

Wisconsin IT officials are feeling a little heat after appearing in HP's latest Government Solutions catalog (PDF). Department of Administration Marc Marotta appears on the cover and several other IT personnel are shown in a spread profiling Wisconsin's streamlined computer operations, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

August 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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All about ITIL

Government Technology has a long piece explaining ITIL, the framework of IT best practices created in the UK, and why it's only just now catching on in the US. ITIL, or the IT Information Library, is a series of 10 volumes that address service delivery and support across numerous disciplines.

August 9, 2005 by ZDNet

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Congress turns up the pressure on city wireless

The latest attack on municipal broadband networks comes in the form of the Broadband Investment and Community Choice Act, a bill recently introduced in the Senate, which, according to an article on O'Reilly Network, would seriously limit local governments' ability to create and deploy public networks.

August 8, 2005 by ZDNet

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Six major trends for government CIOs to live by

CIO Government outlines six megatrends that are driving government technology and business strategies. It's not that much different from what is driving spending and pilots in the private sector to gain efficiencies and cost savings.

August 8, 2005 by Dan Farber

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Arizona to get cutting-edge telecom

Arizona is leading the way for what government telecom should look like. Over the next years, the state will boast a VoIP-enabled wide are network, centrally managed security, and increased bandwidth.

August 8, 2005 by ZDNet

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