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VA Launches New Tech to Support Vet Healthcare Initiatives; Gil Alterovitz Quoted


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched OneRecord, a consumer-facing health platform, to enable veterans to digitally access medical records from nationwide VA locations. Under the VA Lighthouse API program, OneRecord features a user-centered design, security and accessibility standards and is one of the first consumer-facing applications to connect veterans and their health data. 

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Ginni Rometty, Charlie Thomas and Chris Checco on the Disruptive Power of Real-Time Personalization, Predictive Analytics and Cognitive Computing

Between Feb. 24 and Feb. 27, Mobile World Capital Barcelona hosted the 2014 Mobile World Congress, the annual conference and exhibition that attracts keynote speakers from some of the world’s foremost corporations, and exhibitions of the next-generation of cutting-edge innovations and technologies. The theme of this year’s event was “Creating …

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DOE Aiming to Solidify Natl Lab Cloud Strategies

The Energy Department has released a cloud computing strategy and overview for use by the department’s 22 national laboratories, Information Week reports. Nicholas Hoover writes the strategy is an attempt to put each lab’s cloud strategy on the same page but continue the department’s hands-off approach to information technology at …

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Siemens Expanding PLM Software Portfolio Through LMS Buy; Siegfried Russwurm Comments

Siemens is acquiring a Belgium-based simulation software maker with the goal of expanding its portfolio in the industry software sector, Siemens announced Thursday. LMS International NV develops programs for test and mechatronic simulations and also provides several Fortune 500 automotive and aerospace firms testing systems and engineering services. “The mechatronic …

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DRS to Connect Special Ops C4ISR Systems on Tablet Platform

DRS Technologies‘ tactical systems subsidiary will soon provide the U.S. Navy with joint platform tablet systems. The platform will provide a common interface between all C4ISR systems for special operations vehicle platforms. The Pentagon announced the platform tablet systems will aim to enable users to control and monitor all communications, navigational, …

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Online Federal Geospatial Portal Launched, Users Can Create Own Maps

On Wednesday, federal agencies and their geospatial partners launched the Geospatial Platform, providing access to federal data collections on maps. The new platform was developed as a partnership among agencies belonging to the Federal Geographic Data Committee, an interagency committee composed of representatives from the White House, Cabinet departments and independent …

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