GCN honors projects, ranging from USDA's satellite-based anti-fraud program to the world's biggest public-sector hackathon, for excellence in IT innovation and performance.
The National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness, which monitors a vast array of data from multiple sources using real-time analytics, is in the final stages of field testing.
Denver Water's IT Division spots trouble before it happens using Splunk's data collection and analysis capabilities.
The city gets the public on board with programs using smart meters and analytics to improve water and power use.
Some of the major cloud vendors offer a bulk import service that lets clients ship physical media to the data center where it can be uploaded, eliminating overly long data transfer times.
Cisco and NetApp introduce converged infrastructure technology designed to help organizations handle data-intensive workloads.
The new version of EIA's energy infrastructure map adds real-time feeds from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center.
With sensors and advanced analytics tied together within a cloud infrastructure, the city is looking to cut downtown power use by 10 to 25 percent.
The Risk Based Inspection System mines data from city agencies to help firefighters prioritize inspections.
Big data, which involves a lot more than large databases, complicates security, but there are steps agencies can take to protect their information.
Crowds for the 2013 inauguration tested their ability to secure a large public event, but advances in high-definition networked video cameras — "computers with a lens" — brought them up to the task.
Winner of National Science Foundation-funded tech challenge offers tools to help emergency responders filter video and Twitter feeds from bystanders at the scene.