Library of Congress plans geospatial search engine

Library of Congress plans geospatial search engine

LOC said it needs the ability to locate, inventory, audit, index and search for geospatial information.

Futuristic cityscape

NIST kicks off round 2 of SmartAmerica Challenge

The Global City Teams Challenge is a contest to develop advanced networking technologies to address critical community interests, including air quality, traffic management and emergency services coordination.

Huddle announces secure publishing, analytics platform

Huddle announces secure publishing, analytics platform

The company’s publishing platform will give agencies intelligence on enterprise content that will help them improve efficiency, increase security and reduce costs.

image analysis tools focus on rescuing exploited children

Improved image analysis tools speed exploited children cases

New image analysis law enforcement tools supported by the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children speed the review of evidence and help agencies focus on victims of child abuse.

NASA to develop metroplex flight planning, air traffic management tools

NASA to develop metroplex air traffic management tools

NASA awarded a $1.5 million small business contract to develop tools to optimize air traffic control systems given the complexities of growing aircraft and air traffic volumes.

Maritime test bed lets Navy validate ISR systems

Maritime test bed lets Navy validate ISR systems

Lockheed Martin has developed a new software test platform designed to mimic naval environments at sea and ashore, which will allow the company to validate sophisticated intelligence, communications and sensor systems before they are introduced in an operational environment.

2014 GCN Award Winners

10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

How CMS takes on and beats back Medicare fraud

How CMS takes on and beats back Medicare fraud

Integrated with several Medicare databases, the Fraud Prevention System uses predictive algorithms and analytics to compare billing patterns against Medicare fee-for-service claims prior to payment.

Data lakes may hold promise for big data analytics

Data lakes: Don’t dive in just yet

While some claim data lakes are essential to capitalizing on big data analytics, there is no common view about what a data lake is or how it can provide value, said Gartner researchers.

The National Water Center will run state-of-the-art water management models

Tech takes on water resource challenges

The new National Water Center, the first U.S. center for water forecast operations, research and collaboration across federal agencies, is opening for business on the campus of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Wire data analytics: Toward a ‘single pane of glass’ for IT operations analytics

Toward a 'single pane of glass' for IT operations analytics

Wire data analytics uses packet data to monitor activity across the network stack and may be the final step in the development a single monitoring and management architecture for enterprise IT operations.

Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

Using analytics to reduce child abuse risk

Florida's Department of Children and Families is studying the use of predictive analytics to reduce child fatalities.

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