President Obama weighed in on the Net Neutrality issue, while the U.S. Army offered some clarity around its cloud computing strategy. In addition, the GSA provided insights into the future of FedRAMP, and the Marines are using augmented reality for training purposes. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
Net Neutrality: President Obama’s Plan for a Free and Open Internet
President Obama weighed in on the Net Neutrality issue, and believes that there should be no gatekeepers between you and your favorite online sites and services.
How the Army is Approaching its Cloud Strategy
When it comes to embracing the commercial cloud, the U.S. Army is prioritizing security over fast implementation.
The Future of FedRAMP
FCW gained some unique insights from acting director of the General Services Administration’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Matthew Goodrich, on the future of FedRAMP.
DHS to Gather More Data from Visa-Less Travelers
The Department of Homeland Security will now collect additional data from foreign travelers who use the agency’s online visa waiver authorization system, in order to help address growing security concerns.
How Big Data is Paying Off for DoD
Defense Systems is offering this in-depth analysis about how the Department of Defense is leveraging big data for mission success.
Marines Test ‘Augmented Reality’ System
The Marine Corps recently tested an augmented reality – or simulation-based – system on a field that could help soldiers better prepare and train for battle from anywhere.
Army Lab Developing Small Drone with Insect-Like Vision
The Army Research Laboratory is developing a palm-sized, prototype UAV that, using insect-inspired visual sensing, is designed to navigate a 3D space.