Navy crowdsourcing tool more than just a game

The Navy is using a computer game to crowdsource ideas to help make our fighting forces more efficient -- and less costly.

USASpending takes big data to the cloud

The General Services Administration's USASpending.gov website is using the GCE Big Data and Analytics Cloud for storing and managing large volumes of data.

Marine Corps Exchanges using analytics to improve merchandise planning

The MCX will use SAS to perform cluster analyses, which will help it gain better insight into the unique and changing needs of the local population.

Georgia fights tax fraud with identity-based filters

Georgia is using the LexisNexis Tax Refund Investigative Solution in a pilot program to mitigate identity fraud and has awarded the company a contract to continue the effort.

Mother Nature chases Mass. town into the cloud

After tornadoes ripped through nearby Springfield, the technology director of Dedham decided it was time to move data backup and recovery to the cloud.

New Red Hat Linux 5 version meets federal security standards

A new security certification allows federal agencies to use Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 5 with the KVM hypervisor on IBM systems for a variety of command and control and secure operations.

IRS saves millions with server virtualization, IG says

Successfully virtualizing some of its servers helped the Internal Revenue Service save $10.2 million in equipment costs over two years.

Closing big-data R&D gaps

The federal government's big-data initiative fills key research and development gaps where industry fears to tread.

DARPA wants gamers to design medical training software

DARPA is looking at the gaming industry to help it design medical training and education software for use on mobile devices.

Madison County bridges security in a virtual world

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.

Image of Earth taken by NOAAs Rapid Refresh modeling software

Rapid Refresh sharpens NOAA's weather forecasts

New software for modeling complex weather patterns lets the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration update near-term forecasts hourly, with greater precision.

2 virtualization worries that keep admins up at night

System downtime and slow application performance related to storage in virtualized environments are the primary concerns of IT administrators surveyed in a new report.

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