What makes an ideal shared service?

What makes an ideal shared service?

For a shared service to work, it should meet a requirement that most agencies have – yet isn't a core competency of any of them – such as human resources, payroll and procurement.

State Department seeks website for country performance analytics

State Department wants a website for country performance analytics

The State Department wants to build a web-based databank of foreign countries' performance indicators to be used for data-driven problem solving.

Big Data Sandbox helps accelerate big data development

Big Data Sandbox helps accelerate big data development

The Talend Big Data Sandbox is a preconfigured, ready-to-use big data integration environment designed to quickly get big data projects off the ground.

Connected devices in the Internet of Things open vulnerabilities

If it's connected, it's vulnerable: Know the risks.

Government agencies should anticipate the security implications of the Internet of Things and identify how to leverage this revolution for the benefit of all.

Scientist facing limitations of IT infrastructure

6 challenges to the future of IT infrastructure

A research group defined six major challenges to future IT infrastructures: data acquisition, computing platforms, data storage architectures, compute management and provisioning, networks and communication and data analytics.

Innova Dash University Electric Vehicle

Electric vehicles drive IoT research at four universities

Researchers will use vehicles' sensor data and Internet2 resources to broaden understanding of the Internet of Things.

Trinity supercomputer to support nuclear stockpile simulations

Trinity supercomputer to support nuclear stockpile simulations

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Cray Inc., have agreed on a contract for NNSA to acquire a next generation Cray supercomputer, called Trinity, to advance the Stockpile Stewardship Program.

a wolf follows a scent trail to his prey

Follow malware's tracks to thwart cyber attacks

Government agencies need visibility along the full attack continuum – from point of entry, through propagation and post-infection remediation.

Cancer informatics research

NCI builds out collaborative hub for cancer researchers

The National Cancer Informatics Institute is launching NCIP Hub, an online collaborative forum based on HUBzero, a platform for creating dynamic websites for researchers.

Food safety analytics

IBM harvests supermarket data to spot, predict foodborne illnesses

The company’s system will help public health departments and health care providers quickly identify and predict sources of foodborne illnesses.

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Smart cloud helps cities manage events, services

Delivered in the IBM SmartCloud, the Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) helps users monitor citywide operations by collecting, visualizing and analyzing operational data from multiple sources.

Security for the Internet of things by securing systems embedded in hardware

U.C. San Diego researchers build tool to help secure IoT

A group of computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a tool that lets designers and system builders test embedded hardware security, a first in the field.

Topic Resources

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