Open source is NASA's next frontier
May 07, 2010, 03:19 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Gallagher)
"Kemp spoke May 5 as part of panel at the Open Government &
Innovations 2010 conference, held in Washington D.C. That was the
same day that NASA announced his promotion to agency CTO, a new
position created to foster information technology innovation within
NASA. Kemp will oversee the agency's enterprise architecture
division and be responsible for the introduction of new and
emerging technologies into the agency's IT planning.
"And open source is a key element of Kemp's strategy. 'We're
actually creating a new Open Source Office under our Open
Government Initiative under the Chief Technology Officer's office,'
he said. 'We're really taking this seriously, and we've never had
this sort of visibility and interest from headquarters