Forty-six years after the first world Earth Day celebration, the General Service Administration (GSA), thru its Office of Information Technology (GSA-IT), marked this year’s occasion with a Government-wide Hackathon.
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The U.S. service sector saw only modest growth in April, with the Markit Flash U.S. Services PMI Business Activity Index increasing to 52.1 compared to the 51.3 in March. “Subdued” client demand and less than ideal economic conditions reportedly contributed to the weaker growth. Show More Summary
A consortium led by French engineering and consulting group Systra has secured a €60m contract from Egypt's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to provide general consultancy services for phase three of Cairo metro line 3.
Video“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details aboutthe end of the Xbox 360, the Azure Container Service becoming generally available, new Xbox Ones being prototyped, a fingerprint reader potentially becoming integrated into a future smartphone, the [...]
The guided missile destroyer Zumwalt (DDG-1000) left the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard for its acceptance trials ahead of delivery to the U.S. Navy, the service announced on Wednesday.This morning, the 16,000-ton warshipShow More Summary
We live in an age of premium access, where the best entertainment and secure digital privacy generally costs an arm and a leg. But necessity is the mother of invention, as they say, and new services are on the rise to allow the motivated web surfer to bypass geoblocks and pay-gate restrictions. Show More Summary
Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: General News, L1 A new survey by Toptal, a work intermediation platform and network of freelance...Show More Summary
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem asks for the NDGOP endorsement for governor during the during the NDGOP convention Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Fargo.Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service Earlier today North Dakota Job Service issued a fairly positive jobs report for the state, which I wrote about here. Show More Summary
Categories: Guest Post, Industry News, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Services and Indirect Spend Tags: General News, Guest Posts Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Gordon Shishodia, of GEP. When it was announced in February...Show More Summary
Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) to deliver services on behalf of the Indian flag administration,
Microsoft's Azure Container Service, which allows developers to orchestrate apps using Apache Mesos or DOcker Swarm, is generally available.
Microsoft today announced general availability of the Azure Container Service. Azure Container Service is an Azure Compute resource provider to create and manage a cluster of virtual machines that act as container hosts together with a number of “master” machines that are used to orchestrate your application containers. With Docker image support and our commitment to […]
Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s container scheduling and orchestration service for its Azure cloud computing service, is now generally available. The service, which allows its users to choose either Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating...Show More Summary
Through the funds, companies scout for new products or services and business partners, but critics say the funds contribute to inflated valuations.
According to the Kyrgyz General Staff's press service, the limited military contingent of Kyrgyzstan’s Armed Forces set off for Tajikistan on Saturday to participate in joint drills; both countries are members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) along with Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Belarus.
Twitter has appointed its first managing director for China. A former general manager at Microsoft and Cisco, Kathy Chen will reach out to companies who can use Twitter to reach international audiences, even though the service is blocked by the Great Firewall. Read More
Four Turkish Armed Forces service personnel died and nine were injured as a result of clashes with militants from the Kurdistan Workers' Party in Turkey's southeastern provinces, The Turkish General Staff said.
By General Colin L. Powell, USA (ret) Next month, I will proudly mark a new milestone in my career of public service. On May 19 I will preside over the Annual Meeting of Eisenhower Fellowships, an extraordinary organization I have had the privilege of serving as Chairman for the last 10 years. Show More Summary
Jennifer: In 300.601 Extended School Year Services (a)General under (3) it states that “a public agency may not (ii) unilaterally limit the type, amount, or duration of those services” However, my State Board Policy states “not required...Show More Summary
The director general of the Estonian Internal Security Service (KAPO) said in a foreword to KAPO's annual review published Tuesday that Moscow continued its efforts to split the unity of Europe.