The federal government's big-data initiative fills key research and development gaps where industry fears to tread.
DARPA is looking at the gaming industry to help it design medical training and education software for use on mobile devices.
In moving to a virtual data center, Madison County, Ind., found that security in a virtual world can be at least as good as in a physical environment.
New software for modeling complex weather patterns lets the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration update near-term forecasts hourly, with greater precision.
System downtime and slow application performance related to storage in virtualized environments are the primary concerns of IT administrators surveyed in a new report.
A new facility at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory will develop tools to extract knowledge from petabytes of data and help researchers use their time more efficiently.
Visualization and analytics will require cultural anthropologists and social scientists to help organizations understand how humans process information.
Atlantis ILIO storage optimization technology offloads virtual desktop I/O traffic before it affects storage.
Highway safety groups' strategy, called Toward Zero Deaths, is ambitious, but data analytics combined with the "Four Es" make it possible.
Shawn Henry, former head of FBI's cyber crime team, says private-sector networks lack adequate defenses and require the same level of intelligence available to government networks.
Police can use social networks to spot trends, counter threats and communicate with the public. But it also has potential pitfalls, law enforcement officers say.
Analytics tools are available to detect attack patterns, but agencies need to take a few steps before gaining the confidence to act on the intelligence they provide.