Mashups go mainstream as agencies mix data with social media

Improved user interfaces, standardized components and robust security in mashup software are making it easier to pull service-enabling components from multiple resources.

SRA will help FDA automate field inspection operations

SRA International Inc. will design and implement information technology solutions for the Food and Drug Administration under a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $98 million.

Interagency acquisition office offers cloud-based order monitoring

Acquisition Services Directorate launches the Electronic Servicing Environment as a secure way for clients to monitor in real-time AQD’s handling of their projects.

Bill to expand geospatial imagery passes House

The House voted to provide $10 million per year through 2019 for a grant program to expand access to geospatial imagery.

Cloud providers push for new software-pricing model

Shared-services centers such as Interior's National Business Center want per-usage billing for cloud computing software, but vendors reluctant to revamp their current business models.

Verizon: Not just a phone company

Verizon uses investment strategy to build its capabilities beyond being just a telephone company.