Considering we’re getting down to the dog days of the administration – and CIOs are jumping overboard quicker than you can say FITARA – these are surprisingly heady times in government IT. We’ve got a new tech-savvy leader on the Hill in Congressman Will Hurd (R-Tx). […]

Honesty is the best policy, right? That’s why honesty has its own day – tomorrow is National Honesty Day. No lie. Funny that it comes at the end of the month that begins with April Fool’s Day. Or maybe that’s ironic… So let’s be honest. Cyber’s all the rage. So is big data. While some […] […]

What’ll it be – Cup of IT, beer, or shirley temple? MeriTalk’s sister organizations, O’Keeffe & Company and 300Brand, are celebrating 18 years in business.






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Thinking about inking? Quick march to the parlor. Last week, the Army relaxed its restrictions on tattoos. Used to be you couldn’t have more than four tats below the knee or elbow – and no body art could be bigger than a soldier’s hand.






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A picture is worth a thousand words. At least. From now until 2020, the digital universe will nearly double every two years, with video surveillance reaching approximately 3.3 trillion hours globally by the same time, according to MeriTalk’s new Video Vortex study. That’s a lot of words. Behind the Lens Surveillance cameras, mobile devices, and […] […]

Atkins Diet. Metabolism Miracle. Fen Phen. The 25-Point Plan. There’s no shortage of gorgeous slim-and-trim gimmicks. GAO tells us that IT cholesterol is rising – Uncle Sam now spends 80 percent of the $86.4 billion on legacy IT.






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