IBM extends Smarter City Challenge

IBM extends Smarter City Challenge

Building on four years of helping cities improve services, IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge invites local governments to apply for assistance from problem-solving teams.

analytics tools can help agencies sharpen e-discovery

How analytics tools can help agencies sharpen e-discovery

With the use of advanced analytics tools, legal e-discovery workflows can often be streamlined to eliminate multiple review passes that characterize manual reviews in the discovery process.

Uber to open its data books to Boston transit planners

Uber to open its data to Boston transit planners

Uber will provide Boston with trip data from its quarterly logs to help the city improve transportation practices.

5 trends that will drive IT management in 2015

5 trends that will drive IT management in 2015

2015 is shaping up as a year when data analytics, ubiquitous video, and cyber forensics will force government IT managers to make decisions about how they deploy their resources.

Cloud ‘Commons’ would accelerate biomedical research

Cloud ‘Commons’ would accelerate biomedical research

The National Institutes of Health is supporting the launch of an electronic “Commons,” a shared cloud and high-performance computing ecosystem to support the biomedical research community.

Argonne sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne National Laboratory researchers moved 65 terabytes of data between storage centers in Ottawa and New Orleans in under 100 minutes.

How will you manage big (and bigger) data in 2015?

How will you manage big (and bigger) data in 2015?

Government IT departments will increasingly turn to data warehouse augmentation tools and tactics in 2015 to address their big data management challenges.

Howe big science is cutting big data down to size

How science is cutting big data down to size

Researchers are developing set of data management tools that could be used across the scientific community.

VA recruits Watson analytics, cloud to fight PTSD

VA recruits Watson analytics, cloud to fight PTSD

Veterans Affairs launches a pilot project to test uses of IBM Watson analytics to help doctors sift electronic medical records to support clinical decision-making in treating PTSD.

Federal health IT wish list: more mobile, telehealth, analytics, open data

Health IT wish list: more mobile, telehealth, analytics, open data

National Coordinator for Health IT's draft five-year plan outlines expanded health information sharing through mobile, sensor and analytics technologies.

Apple, IBM debut analytics apps for government, business users

Apple, IBM debut mobile analytics apps for iOS

Apple and IBM unveiled IBM MobileFirst for iOS, the first apps from a joint venture designed to offer business-specific, cloud-supported data and analytics capabilities on Apple devices.

GSA outlines leading edge tech

GSA's wish list for leading edge tech

The General Services Administration has created a list of developing technologies that could be incorporated into GSA's Alliant I and Alliant II government-wide acquisition contracts.

Topic Resources

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    New virtualization techniques and emerging flash technologies are giving data center operators more control over how they manage storage systems, speed backups and reduce costs. Download this article to learn how storage management can improve the economy of your data centers.

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.

  • Infographic: Software-Defined Enterprise

    Moving to a fully software-defined enterprise takes time, and is typically done in steps: virtualization, cloud, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, the software-defined data center, and then full SDE. Slowly but surely, organizations are making their way. Download this infographic to learn how to overcome challenges and lower costs through SDE.

  • County Enhances Critical Services for Citizens

    Miami-Dade County needed to streamline database administration and development to ensure that critical government services are constantly available and aligned to the needs of local citizens. Read this whitepaper to learn how the county accelerated database management and development tasks.

  • Converged Systems: Gaining Steam

    Government IT managers are beginning to see the value in converged systems for some of their workloads. They are finding that they not only save money and reduce complexity, but help IT better align with agency priorities. Converged infrastructure can increase application availability, centralize and simplify management, enable rapid provisioning of new systems and virtual machines, lower operation and maintenance costs, improve visibility and control, and reduce hardware footprint.