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Summary of a Forum on Spectrum Management Policy Reform

In 2003, the Department of Commerce’s Spectrum Policy Initiative was established with the objective of promoting a more efficient and beneficial use of the spectrum. As part of that Initiative, a series of public forums about spectrum management policy ...

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Building an Electronic Records Archive at the National Archives and Records Administration: Recommendations for a Long-Term Strategy

The federal government generates and increasingly saves a large and growing fraction of its records in electronic form. In 1998, the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) launched its Electronic Archives (ERA) program to create a system to preserve ...

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Summary of a Workshop on Software Certification and Dependability

Certification of critical software systems (e.g., for safety and security) is important to help ensure their dependability. Today, certification relies as much on evaluation of the software development process as it does on the system’s properties. While the ...

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A Review of the FBI's Trilogy Information Technology Modernization Program

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the process of developing a modern information technology (IT) system—the Trilogy program— that is designed to provide a high-speed network, modern workstations and software, and an application—the Virtual Case File (VCF)—to enhance ...

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Building an Electronic Records Archive at the National Archives and Records Administration: Recommendations for Initial Development

Like its constituent agencies and other organizations, the federal government generates and increasingly saves a large and growing fraction of its records in electronic form. Recognizing the greater and greater importance of these electronic records for its mission of preserving ...

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Government Data Centers:Meeting Increasing Demands

Environmental data centers have been successfully acquiring, disseminating, and archiving data for decades. However, the increasing volume and number of data sets, coupled with greater demands from more diverse users, are making it difficult for data centers to maintain ...

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Preparing for the Revolution:Information Technology and the Future of the Research University

The rapid evolution of information technology (IT) is transforming our society and its institutions. For the most knowledge-intensive entities of all, research universities, profound IT-related challenges and opportunities will emerge in the next decade or so. Yet, there is a ...

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Embedded, Everywhere: A Research Agenda for Networked Systems of Embedded Computers

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Making IT Better: Expanding Information Technology Research to Meet Society's Needs

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Funding a Revolution:Government Support for Computing Research

The past 50 years have witnessed a revolution in computing and related communications technologies. The contributions of industry and university researchers to this revolution are manifest; less widely recognized is the major role the federal government played in launching the ...

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